Welcome to San Francisco Surgical

From our constitution: “The objects of the Society are the cultivation and improvement of the Science and Art of Surgery and, to this end, the exchange of ideas and counsel amongst the Fellows for their mutual advantage.”

The SF Surgical Society was Established in 1939…

Announcement of the Establishment of the San Francisco Surgical

The first officers were Dr. Thomas Mullen as president, Dr. George Rhodes as secretary, and Dr. John Cline as treasurer.

In 1982 Carleton Mathewson, Jr., MD, FACS, presented a “Historical Review of the San Francisco Surgical Society” that was published in The American Journal of Surgery [link].