David B. Seder, MD is a pulmonary/critical care medicine physician and clinical researcher who currently serves as Director of Neurocritical Care at Maine Medical Center. Dr. Seder is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and Neurocritical Care, and completed his medical training at the University of New Mexico, Maine Medical Center, and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Seder’s research focuses on improving outcomes from cardiac arrest, minimizing brain injury from hemorrhagic stroke, and the airway management of patients with severe brain injury, and he has published and lectured widely on these and other problems.
Dr. Seder is also the Principal Investigator of a international, multi-site clinical trial to improve outcomes for patients who have suffered a severe stroke by assessing best timing of tracheostomys. This research is awarded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). See www.setpoint2.org to learn more about this study.
Dr. Seder is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, a partner of Chest Medicine Associates, and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He also serves as Administrator of the International Cardiac Arrest Registry, Chair of the Neurocritical Care Society’s Cardiac Arrest Research Subcommittee, a founding contributor and topic co-Chair for the Emergency Neurological Life Support course, Steering Committee member of the MISTIE-III trial, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Neurocritical Care Society.