Samuel Seward Jr., M.D.

Dr. Samuel Seward is the Assistant Vice President and Medical Director of Health Services at Columbia University, positions he has held since 2004.  Prior to joining Columbia, he was the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  Samuel is originally from Massachusetts.  He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from McGill University in Montreal.  He received his M.D. from the University of Texas.

His professional experience has included training medical residents and students, co-directing a medical practice for organ transplant recipients, and providing primary care pediatrics to children in an underserved community in Rockland County, NY. Samuel’s professional interests include preventive medical care, early disease detection, and “transitional medicine”, which is the care of adult patients who are survivors of congenital and pediatric diseases.

Dr. Seward is also the only physician to have a primary care practice dedicated to those with Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome.

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