1960 Beall Scissors

Dennis R. Scanlan, Sr., makes the first Crile forceps for Dr. George W. Crile
at the Cleveland Clinic.

1935 Cushing Forceps

Dennis R. Scanlan, Sr., makes the first Crile forceps for Dr. George W. Crile
at the Cleveland Clinic.

1921 Dennis R. Scanlan & Bobby McLean

Scanlan’s dedication to surgery began with Dennis Scanlan, Sr. in 1921! He attended meetings and supported the needs of surgical professionals with the design & manufacturing of the highest quality surgical instruments. These instruments were all manufactured with a revolutionary new material called “non-rustable” steel (stainless steel) which he introduced to the United States.

1923 Early Scanlan Exhibit

Early Scanlan exhibit displaying a wide variety of surgical instrumentation, designed for various surgical specialties.

1923 Mayo Scissors

Dr. William J. Mayo works in collaboration with Dennis R. Scanlan, Sr., to design and manufacture the first Mayo surgical scissors.

1925 Crile Forceps

Dennis R. Scanlan, Sr., makes the first Crile forceps for Dr. George W. Crile
at the Cleveland Clinic.