Dr. Glenn Steele, Jr.

Senior Advisor

REGION United States


Dr. Glenn Steele, Jr. is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2015, Glenn was President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System. Previously, he served as the Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Chicago, Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Before that, Glenn was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, President and Chief Executive Officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital.

Current Board Affiliations

Synaptive Medical, Board Observer
Health Transformation Alliance, Vice Chairman
Ingenious Med, Board Member
PTC Therapeutics, Board Member
Stratus Video, Board Member
WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Board Member
xG Health Solutions, Chairman


Harvard College, A.B., History and Literature
Lund University, Ph.D., Microbiology
New York University School of Medicine, M.D.

Community Involvement

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Medical Association, Member
Bucknell University Board of Trustees, Emeritus Trustee
Center of Corporate Innovation (CCI) Health Care Executives, Member
City of Hope, Board Member
Halsted Society, Senior Member
James IV Association of Surgeons, Inc., Senior Member
Massachusetts Medical Society, Member
National Academy of Medicine, Member
New England Surgical Society, Member
Society of Surgical Oncology, Member
Society of University Surgeons, Member