Whidbey General Hospital
Steven T. Hunnell, MD

Steven T. Hunnell MD

Steven Hunnell, MD, is the co-owner of Penn Cove Anesthesia and part of a team that provides 24/7 anesthesiology services to Whidbey General Hospital. As a board certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Hunnell is trained in all facets of general anesthesia and invasive monitoring. He provides complete perioperative care, which is the treatment of patients preparing for, undergoing and recovering from surgery. Dr. Hunnell chairs our Peer Review Committee, which evaluates the hospital’s care to ensure it meets quality and patient safety standards. He joined our medical staff in 2009.

Penn Cove Anesthesia

P.O. Box 631

Coupeville , WA  98239
Office Phone: 360-678-4071

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Provide patient-centered care with a team approach.
  • Improve outcomes through evidence-based treatment.
  • Offer highly specialized, compassionate care to all patients.
  • Committed to providing anesthesia services by physicians for all surgical procedures at Whidbey General Hospital.

Scope of Care

  • Comprehensive perioperative care
  • Special interest and experience with regional techniques for post-operative pain control
  • Skilled with all aspects of general anesthesia and invasive monitoring
  • Credentialed in the care of ICU patients


  • Medical School: Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, 1999

Internship & Residency

  • Internship: Weiss Hospital, University of Chicago
  • Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Steven T. Hunnell, MD


“BEST experience I ever had in a hospital. Five star all the way.”

Steven T. Hunnell, MD

Everyone at Whidbey General focuses on achieving the best possible patient outcomes. Read comments from our patients about the care they received. Want to share your own testimonial? Email myhospital@whidbeygen.org.