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George Rodgers Dunlop, American surgeon. Diplomate American Board Surgery.


Dunlop, George Rodgers was born on March 31, 1906 in St. Peter, Minnesota, United States. Son of George Crawford and Pearl (Rodgers) Dunlop.


Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1931.


Intern Cincinnati General Hospital, 1931-1932. Assistant resident in surgery New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1932-1935. Resident in surgery Worcester (Massachusetts) City Hospital, 1935-1936.

Practice medicine specializing in surgery, 1935-1982. Senior surgeon, past chief surgery Worcester Memorial Hospital. Professor surgery emeritus University Massachusetts Medical School.

Director, past chairman Massachusetts Blue Shield. Board directors, past chairman board National Association Blue Shield Plans. Past director Medical Indemnity American.

Board commissioners Joint Commission Accreditation Hospitals, chairman board committees. Member President's Commission for Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and biomedical and Behavioral Research.


  • Diplomate American Board Surgery.


Board directors Memorial Hospital Foundation. Board directors, past chairman Massachusetts division American Cancer Society, also, Worcester Foundation Experimental Biology. Board directors University Massachusetts Medical School Foundation, Memorial Health Care Foundation.

Past board directors Bancroft School, Worcester Boys' Club, Community Chest. Served to lieutenant Commander Medical Corps United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American College of Surgeons (past president), Royal Australasian College Surgeons (honorary).

Member American Medical Association, New England Surgical Society (past president), New England Cancer Society, Northwestern Medical Society (past president), American Surgical Association, Boston Surgical Society, Society Surgery Alimentary Tract (founder), Pan American Medical Association Clubs: Worcester.


Married Barbara Wallace, April 3, 1939. Children: Susan Dunlop Roberts, Madora Howell.

George Crawford Dunlop

Pearl (Rodgers) Dunlop

Barbara Wallace

Madora Howell Dunlop

Susan Dunlop Roberts Dunlop