St. John Pediatrics - Surgery
Marc L. Cullen, MD
Hospital Privileges: Providence Hospital, Providence Park Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Cullen has been caring for children's surgical needs since 1984 and is one of the region's most respected pediatric surgeons. He currently serves as the Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He has extensive experience in general pediatric surgery with a special interest and expertise in skin and soft tissue disorders, congenital anomalies, vascular anomalies, burns, and trauma. He completed fellowships in surgical research, pediatric surgery, and burns. During his fellowship at Shriners Hospital in Boston, he cared for children with burns involving 90 percent of their body. At Children's Hospital of Michigan, he ran a burn program which achieved nationwide recognition. Dr. Cullen has a strong belief in providing parents with comprehensive information about their child's surgical needs in an efficient timeframe. He is committed to seeing patients within approximately one day of their parent's call to the office. Focusing on a strong collaboration with parents, he alleviates their anxiety and concerns through compassionate support, education, and excellent follow-through after surgery. He is a fellow of the Academy of the American College of Surgeons, and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care. Dr. Cullen's passion for providing pediatric surgical care stems from a desire to offer every child their best chance to achieve a full life following trauma, accident, or physical disorder. He is committed to maintaining surgical excellence within his wide scope of surgical practice.
Bassam M. Dahman, MD
Hospital Privileges: St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Dr. Dahman is certified in General and Pediatric Surgery. He graduated from Damascus University Medical School. He completed his General Surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and his fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor for the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. He holds active memberships in major pediatric and surgical organizations. Dr. Dahman has been practicing pediatric surgery for over twenty-five years. He was recognized by his peers as one of Metro Detroit's most respected pediatric surgeons in Hour Detroit magazine's annual "Top Docs" rankings in 2008.