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Geoffrey McCullen, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)


Stella Maris Hall 330
Biddeford Campus

Dr. Geoff McCullen is a fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon and a clinical anatomist.  He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Educated at Williams College (BA, Chemistry), he received a United States Navy Health Professions Scholarship to attend the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, graduating with distinction.

Dr. McCullen completed surgical internship/residency (University of Texas Southwestern), orthopedic residency (Dartmouth), and spine fellowship (State University of New York). He then served on active duty as the chief of spine surgery, director of research and orthopedic faculty member at the Naval Medical San Diego and the University of California San Diego before establishing a multidisciplinary spine private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1999.

In 2013, Dr. McCullen earned a Master of Healthcare Delivery Science at Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business. In 2014, he founded OneHealth Nebraska, an independent physician association with more than 300 members. In 2017, Dr. McCullen moved to Maine and joined the VA serving veterans with orthopedic and spine problems. He has served as the Surgical Preceptor for medical students and the Chief of Orthopedics at VA Maine.

He has coauthored a book, Hip and Knee Replacement, A Patient’s guide (WW Norton Publishers) and authored 9 chapters in spine surgery textbooks and 17 articles in peer reviewed medical journals. He serves on the Editorial Review Board for The Spine Journal.



Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
M.S. Healthcare Delivery
Dartmouth, Tuck School of Business
Williams College

Board Certifications and Licenses

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Fellow

Post-Doctoral Training

University of Texas Southwestern, Surgical Internship/Residency
State University of New York, Spine Fellowship