Dr. Andrew D. Seidman is an Attending Physician for the Breast Cancer Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Professor of Medicine, Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University. His present research focus is on translational clinical trials and correlative science in the management of metastatic breast cancer.
Dr. Seidman has served as Member and Principal Investigator for the Cancer and Leukemia Group B Breast Committee. He served on the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Integration Panel, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Dr. Seidman is a Past President of the American Society of Breast Disease (1999-2001).
Dr. Seidman is the recipient of a Career Development Award from ASCO for his clinical research evaluating the role of the taxanes in breast cancer treatment. He is the 2003 recipient of the Gay Clark Stoddard Memorial Award awarded by the Komen Foundation to a health care professional who consistently goes out of his way to provide compassionate, exceptional care to breast cancer patients. He received the Jacob Ehrenzeller Award from Pennsylvania Hospital in 2007 for outstanding achievements and service in medicine.