Tyler J. Eads, M.D.

IMG_3121EDUCATION

June 2012-June 2017  Brookwood Baptist Health, General Surgery Residency Program

June 2008-June 2012  M.D., cum laude , University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

August 2004-June 2009  B.S., summa cum laude , with honors, Medical Professions, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

LICENSURES

June 2017-Present  Board Eligible, American Board of Surgery

July 2014-Present  Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners MD Licensure

May 2015-Present Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate

May 2015-Present Drug Enforcement Agency Licensure

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certified with the American Board of Surgery

WORK EXPERIENCE

Aug 2017- Physician, General Surgeon . Surgical Specialists of Alabama, Southeast Physician Network, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Feb 2005-June 2008  Patient Care Assistant . DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL. Direct patient care on surgical floor, including general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, and urology patients. Monitored patients and assisted with activities of daily living.

May 2005-June 2008  Outpatient Patient Escort/Valet . DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL. Assisted in patient transport to physician offices, emergency department, labor and delivery, and DCH Cancer Treatment Center.

LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES

June 2016-June 2017 Chief Resident, General Surgery . Responsible for resident supervision among other administrative and academic responsibilities.

July 2016-Present Graduate Medical Education Council (GMEC). Represented the General Surgery residency as a resident member. Addressed residency issues and assisted with accreditation activities.

Jan 2011-May 2012 Medical Student Education Programs Committee Student Representative . Elected by medical student classmates to represent peers on committee addressing multiple facets of medical student education, working closely with administration to improve student clerkship experience.

Feb 2010-Mar 2010 Reproductive Module Class Representative . Liaison between students and faculty. Student representative in the medical education committee’s review of course.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2014 Best Case Presentation . Baptist Health System Resident Research Day.
2012 William R. Shamblin Award . Presented for excellence, highest grade in Surgery clerkship.
2012 Scholastic Achievement Award . Presented for the highest GPA in the clinical rotations on the Tuscaloosa campus.
2011-Present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2010 Frank Fitts, Jr. Endowed Scholarship . Scholarship for outstanding academic performance and hard work in clerkships.
2009 McGraw-Hill/Lange Medical Student Award . Given to a medical school’s top two first-year students, with individual criteria specific to each medical school.
2008 Robert Lee White Scholarship . Scholarship for outstanding academic merit.
2008 Sigma Alpha Lambda
2008 National Society of Collegiate Scholars
2008 Golden Key International Honour Society
2006, 2004 Arts and Sciences Collegiate Scholarship
2005 Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society
2005 Charles and Alice P. Haun Scholarship
2005 Donald Smith Chemistry Scholarship
2004 Alumni Leadership Scholarship
2004-2008 University Honors Program , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2004-2008 University of Alabama President’s Cabinet Scholar
2004-2008 President’s, Dean’s Lists

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2011-Present American College of Surgeons. Joined as medical student 8/20/2011.
2010-2012  American Medical Association

PRESENTATIONS

Eads TJ, Martin RE, Sabo AS, Thompson WA (2017). Surgical management of a gastric duplication cyst . Resident Research Day, Birmingham, AL.

Eads TJ, Bishop GB (2016). Endoscopic control of bleeding from an ileocolic anastomosis after laparoscopic right colectomy: a review of management approaches . Resident Research Day, Birmingham, AL.

Eads TJ, Scarcliff SD (2015). A case of perineal trauma causing cloacal deformity requiring diverting colostomy . Resident Research Day, Birmingham, AL.
Eads TJ, Bearden GL (2014). A case of sacral decubitus ulcer causing epidural abscess . Resident Research Day, Birmingham, AL.

Eads TJ, Thompson WA (2013). A case of a symptomatic giant hepatic hemangioma treated with lobectomy: review of current standards of care . Resident Research Day, Birmingham, AL.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Jan 2011-May 2012 UAB Center for Injury Sciences . Worked with the center in hopes of identifying the association between ocular injuries and contact points of severe facial injuries in motor vehicle crashes through review and analysis of the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) database. Goal was allow engineers to alter motor vehicle design for injury prevention.

Jan 2008-May 2008 University of Alabama Rural Medical Scholars Program . Student investigator in attempt to establish increased need for transportation services to non-emergent care settings for the elderly in rural West Alabama. Assisted in study design, as well as data analysis and interpretation.

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

Golf, University of Alabama athletics