Susan A. Seedman MD, FACS, PC Aiding in the Fight Against Breast Cancer Breast Specialty Care
 
 
 

Dr. Seedman's Credentials

Education

  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, 7/74-6/78, Degree: M.D.
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Program in Medical Sciences, 6/73-6/74
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 9/69-6/73, Degree: B.S. in Zoology, with honors

Residency Training

  • General and Vascular Surgery Residency, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 7/79-6/83
  • Surgery Internship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 7/78-6/79

Employment History

  • Private Practice in General Surgery, Practice Limited to Diseases and Surgery of the Breast, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 8/01-current
  • Partner at Santa Fe Surgical Associates, Group Practice in General Surgery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 8/96-5/01
  • Solo Private Practice in General Surgery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 9/83-8/96
  • Laboratory Technologist II, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainesville, Florida, 6/73-5/74

Hospital Appointments

  • HealthSouth Albuquerque Surgery Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Active staff 9/01-current
  • Lovelace Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Active staff 10/01-current
  • Albuquerque Regional Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Courtesy staff 12/01-current
  • Women's Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Courtesy staff 12/01-current
  • Saint Vincent Hospital, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Locum tenens staff 6/02-current, Leave of absence 7/01-5/02, Active staff 10/85-6/01, Provisional to Associate status, 8/83-10/85
  • Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Courtesy staff 10/03-current

Achievements and Recognitions

  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, 2/84
  • Recertified, American Board of Surgery, 2/93
  • Recertified, American Board of Surgery, 12/03
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1985-current
  • Cancer Liaison Physician, Saint Vincent Hospital, 1991-2001, Appointed by American College of Surgeons
  • Invitee, American College of Surgeons group of 100, 2/96
  • Chairman, General, Vascular, and Thoracic Section of the Department of Surgery, Saint Vincent Hospital, 1988-1995
  • Medical Director, Surgical and Women's and Children's Services, Saint Vincent Hospital, 1996-1997
  • Volunteer Board Member, New Mexico Chapter, American Cancer Society, 1993-1996
  • Co-chairman of Advisory Committee, Saint Vincent Hospital Same-day Surgery Center, 10/95-12/97
  • Vice President of Medical Staff, Saint Vincent Hospital, elected 12/97, re-elected 12/99; resigned due to move, 7/01
  • Consultant, Breast Surgical Specialist for Ethicon, 2/03-current
  • Instructor, American College of Surgeons Ultrasound Instructors Faculty, 12/03-current
  • Member of Medical Executive Committee, HealthSouth Albuquerque Surgery Center, 2/02-current
  • Class A Participant, New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, 7/03-current
  • Nominee, Patient Caring Award, People Living Through Cancer, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1/05
  • Member, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, 2005-current
  • Certified in Breast Ultrasound by the American Society of Breast Surgeons, 6/05
  • Nominee, Patient Caring Award, People Living Through Cancer, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1/06

Current Memberships

  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • American Society of Breast Disease
  • New Mexico Medical Society
  • Greater Albuquerque Medical Association
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

Publications

  • Weinstein, I., Belitsky, R., Seedman, S.: effect of short and long-term administration of Enovid-e upon hepatic triglyceride metabolism in female rats. Federation Proceedings 33-529 (1974)
  • Weinstein, I., Seedman, S., Veldhuis, M.: effect of ethinyl estradiol on the secretion of hepatic triglyceride. Proceedings of Experimental Biology and Medicine 149 (1): 1 81-4 (1975)
  • Weinstein, I., Belitsky, R., Seedman, S., et al.: effect of long-term therapy with an oral contraceptive on some aspects of hepatic lipid metabolism in vitro. Biochemical Pharmacology 23 (17): 1582-8 (1975)