Scott Segal, M.D., professor and chair of anesthesiology at Tufts University
School of Medicine and Tufts Medical Center in Boston since 2010, has been
named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Co-Executive Director of
Perioperative Services at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, effective March
this position Segal will direct the department’s medical education, basic and
clinical research and clinical care activities.
are confident Dr. Segal will ensure that our clinical service is both
operationally excellent and patient- and family-centered, and sustain the
department’s national reputation for excellence in research and education,”
said Edward Abraham, M.D., dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine.
to his tenure at Tufts, Segal was vice chair for education in the Department of
Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s
Hospital, Boston, and associate professor of anesthesia at Harvard Medical
his bachelor’s degree at Harvard, his M.D. at the University of Texas
Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and a master’s degree in health care
management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed his internship
and a postdoctoral fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center and his
residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and served as a staff
anesthesiologist at three Boston-area hospitals.
Segal is board-certified in anesthesiology and has repeatedly been named among
the 'Best Doctors in America' as well as recognized for teaching excellence by
the international Anesthesia Research Society and by his trainees at Brigham
and Women’s,” said Bobbi Carbone, M.D., M.B.A., president and chief operating
officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health.
is currently an oral examiner and senior examination editor for the American
Board of Anesthesiology and sits on the board of directors and executive committee
of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. His primary research
interest is obstetric anesthesia, and he is a prolific contributor to academic
publications and frequent lecturer in the field of anesthesiology.
Roy, M.D., Ph.D., professor of ambulatory and outpatient anesthesiology, will
continue to serve as interim chair of anesthesiology at Wake Forest Baptist until