Shelly Seward, MD, is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist with the Orlando Health Cancer Institute. Using robotic, minimally invasive, open surgery and other treatments, she cares for women with cancers of the reproductive system.
Experienced Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
Dr. Seward provides her experience in gynecologic oncology surgery to women diagnosed with cancer of the cervix, uterus, ovaries and more. A few of the surgical procedures she performs include:
- Cytoreductive surgery
- Fertility-preserving surgery
- Intraoperative radiation therapy
- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
- Robotic surgery
Dr. Seward’s Training
Prior to earning her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Dr. Seward completed graduate-level studies in microbiology and immunology at The Ohio State University in Columbus. After medical school, she returned to Ohio State to pursue a residency in obstetrics and gynecology followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Wayne State University in Detroit.
About Dr. Seward
Dr. Seward is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has additional certification in gynecologic oncology. She is active in her profession as a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology Group/NRG, and Florida Society of Clinical Oncology.
Research has been an area of focus for Dr. Seward throughout her career. To date, she has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on nearly 30 clinical trials. Her work has appeared in peer-reviewed publications, and she is a frequent presenter.
Since her fellowship at Wayne State University, she has held various university-level teaching positions. She has been a clinical associate professor at both the University of Central Florida School of Medicine and Florida State University School of Medicine.