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Thoracic surgeon

John Dutton Steele, American thoracic surgeon.

Background

Steele, John Dutton was born on January 28, 1905 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Dutton and Edith (Williamson) Steele.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1926. Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1932. Master of Science in Surgery, University of Michigan, 1937.

Career

Intern Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) Hospital, 1932-1933. Resident International Grenfell Association, St. Anthony, Newfoundland, 1933-1935. Resident thoracic surgery University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1935-1937.

Private practice thoracic surgery, Milwaukee, 1938-1955. Chief surgical service Muirlale Sanatorium, Milwaukee, 1938-1955. Assistant clinical professor surgery Marquette U. School Medicine, 1938-1955.

Member of faculty University of California at Los Angeles Medical School, from 1957, clinical professor surgery, from 1961. Chief surgical service Veterans Administration Hospital., San Fernando, California, 1955-1967, consultant thoracic surgeon, from 1967. Consulting thoracic surgeon Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital., Los Angeles, Olive View Hospital, (Los Angeles).

Diplomate American Board Thoracic Surgery (founder member).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Solitary Pulmonary Nodule, 1964. Editor: (with others) The Surgical Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Parasitic Diseases of the Chest, 1964. (with others) The Treatment of Mycotic and Alexander Monograph Series, 1957-1965.

      The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, from 1965, Contributor articles to medical journals.

Membership

Member of faculty University of California at Los Angeles Medical School, from 1957, clinical professor surgery, from 1961. American College of Surgeons fellow. Member American Association Thoracic Surgery (senior), American Medical Association, American Thoracic Society (vice president 1946-1947, secretary 1950-1953, president 1954-1955, councilor 1962-1965), National Tuberculosis Association (director) 1950-1955, vice president 1953-1954.

Connections

Married Betsy Owen, July 2, 1936. Children: Christopher, Polly (Mistress.

father:
John Dutton Steele

mother:
Edith (Williamson) Steele

spouse:
Betsy Owen

child:
Christopher Steele

child:
Polly (Mrs Steele