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Stuart Chester Cullen, American physician. Recipient Distinguished Service award American Society Anesthesiologists. Diplomate American Board Anesthesiology.


Cullen, Stuart Chester was born on January 31, 1909 in Milton Junction, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Archibald H. and Myrtle E. (Killam) Cullen.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Wisconsin, 1931, Doctor of Medicine 1933.


Intern Mulnomah County Hosp, 1933-1934. Resident Bellevue Hospital, 1936-1938. Chairman div. anesthesiology, professor surgery State University Iowa, 1938-1958, member board control athletics, 1946-1958.

Professor anesthesia University of California Medical Center at San Francisco, 1958-1973, emeritus, 1974-1979, department chairman anesthesia, 1958-1966, associate dean School Medicine, 1963-1966, dean, 1966-1970.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Anesthesia in General Practice, 1946. (with E.G. Gross) Medical Emergencies, 1949. (with C.P. Larson) Essentials of Anesthetic Practice, 1974.

      Editor: Year Book of Anesthesia, 1961-1969.


Member medical mission to Austria sponsored by World Health Organization and Unitarian Service Committee, 1947, India, 1953. Member Belvedere City Council, 1974. Member American Medical Association, San Franciso Medical Society, American Society Anesthesiologists, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, New York Academy of Medicine, Central Surgical Association, Royal College Surgeons London (honorary fellow faculty anesthetists), Osterreichische Gesellschaft fur Anesthesiologie, Nordisk Anestesiologisk Foresning, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Caroline Swannell, June 25, 1932. Children: Carol Lynn, Bruce Frederick.

Archibald H. Cullen

Myrtle E. (Killam) Cullen

Caroline Swannell

Carol Lynn Cullen

Bruce Frederick Cullen