About Gregory B. Seymann, MD
Gregory B. Seymann, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. As a hospitalist, Dr. Seymann is assigned to patients at the time of admission and provides care only during their hospital stay. He does not see patients at outpatient clinics and is not available for appointments. Upon a patient's discharge, Dr. Seymann communicates with their regular physician to ensure quality care.
Dr. Seymann is vice chief of Hospital Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he serves as a professor and instructs medical students, residents and fellows. His special interests include community-acquired and healthcare-acquired pneumonia, antibiotic stewardship, performance measurement for hospital and physicians, systems-based quality improvement and high-value healthcare.
He completed his residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned his medical degree from UC Los Angeles School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Seymann is a member of the UC San Diego Patient Safety Committee and various divisional committees including the Executive Committee. He is committed to inspiring future physicians to embrace high-value healthcare through involvement in various teaching and mentorship programs. At UC San Diego School of Medicine, he directs and teaches the "Value Improves Quality" course for the Medicine Residency Program, and oversees the Medical Student "Choosing Wisely Stars" program. Nationally, he represents UC San Diego at the High Value Practice Academic Alliance, where he co-directs the VITAL (Value Innovation Teaching and Leadership) program for early career faculty. He has been active in the Society of Hospital Medicine, where he previously chaired the Academic Practice and Promotions Task Force and the Performance Measurement Review Committee.
He received the graduating house staff teaching award and the Medicine 401 Teaching award, and has been recognized multiple times as one of San Diego's "Top Docs" by San Diego magazine. Dr. Seymann is designated a senior fellow in hospital medicine.
- UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine