About the Provider

Dr. Seymour received her undergraduate degree from Boston College in 1999 and her medical degree from Midwestern University in 2007. She was a resident and Chief Resident in General Surgery at State University of New York Upstate from 2007-2014 and completed a fellowship in Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Duke in 2015. Upon completion of the Fellowship program, she joined the Department of Surgery, Division of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery. She is an Associate Professor and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

While serving as a fulltime surgeon in the Department of Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, she also completed the Masters of Health Sciences program at Duke University in 2019. Dr. Seymour collaborates with faculty members at Duke University in the investigation of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, adolescent obesity, and the metabolomic and nutritional impact of obesity surgery. In her research she uses uniquely large administrative datasets to examine the relationship of obesity surgery and healthcare outcomes.

Dr. Seymour holds leadership positions and committee memberships in national and statewide societies including Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and the American College of Surgeons (ACS). She is the State Access to Care Representative for the ASMBS Chapter of the Carolinas and President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Her service in these organizations is focused on access to care, clinical outcomes, and quality improvement.

Dr Seymour’s clinical practice is devoted to benign diseases of the esophagus, minimally invasive morbid obesity, and abdominal wall reconstruction. She is a core teaching faculty in the Department of Surgery on these topics. Additionally, Dr. Seymour serves as the co-site director for the Department of Surgery Residency Program and surgeon champion for the National Surgery Quality Improvement Program at Duke Regional Hospital.

Surgeries Performed

•BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Laparoscopic BPD w/ Duodenal Switch •Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Pediatric (Patients Under 18) •Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure •Single Anastomosis Duodeno-ileostomy •Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy 


Durham, NC USA