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General anesthesiology


English, Swedish


Stephan Thilen, M.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Thilen believes in providing each patient with the safest and most comfortable anesthetic. He is committed to discussing with each patient any and all concerns about anesthesia.

Dr. Thilen earned his M.D. at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He conducts Health Services Research with a focus on preoperative patient evaluation and optimization, as well as utilization and coordination of preoperative resources. Dr. Thilen is also actively researching how to improve intraoperative use of muscle relaxants and neuromuscular monitoring.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Thilen enjoys reading and classical music.
pre-anesthesia clinic at harborview

Pre-Anesthesia Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave. Ground Floor, Maleng Building, Room GMB-21 Seattle, WA 98104


General anesthesiology, Pain management

Karolinska Institute

Medical education, 1981

Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison


Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Teaching Appointment, Anesthesiology

Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine

West Virginia University

Teaching Appointment

Upstate Medical Center

Residency, Anesthesiology

Upstate Medical Center

Internship, Anesthesiology


Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology, 1988, American Board of Anesthesiology