Dr. Newman

Seth L. Newman, MD, FACS
General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Oncologic Surgery

(215) 887-3990 phone
(215) 887-1140 fax

Abington- Jefferson Hospital
Price Medical Office Building
1245 Highland Avenue, Suite 600
Abington, Pennsylvania 19001

Education and Training

Undergraduate: Brown University, Providence, RI, BA - 1989 1993

Medical School:
Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - 1993 1997

Surgical Residency:
Abington Jefferson Hospital, Abington, PA - 1997 2002

Board Certification:
General Surgery


Senior Patient Safety Officer, Department of Surgery, Abington Jefferson Health
President-Elect, Medical Staff, Abington Jefferson Health, term ending 2023
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson Univeristy, Sidney Kimmel Medical School


Dr. Seth Newman joined Surgical Care Specialists in 2002 and cares for patients with a wide variety of general surgical conditions. His areas of special surgical interest include:

  • Minimally invasive surgery (robotics and laparoscopy)
  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Hernia surgery

Dr. Newman's graduate medical education has been distinguished by awards for teaching and research. While in medical shcool, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors for
multiple years.

Dr. Newman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; he is also a memeber of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, Montgomery County Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, American Hernia Society, and Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Newman enjoys spending time with his family, including his two dogs. He also enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and traveling.