Dr. Krabak is a sports medicine physician, specializing in running medicine, who focuses on the prevention, treatment of sports-related injuries, and…
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Patient Care Philosophy
Dr Krabak is passionate about helping patients regain active lifestyles and seeks to support amateur to professional athletes of all ages on a local to international level. He believes in treating the athlete as a whole, focusing on his or her specific goals.
He has competed in more than 30 endurance events, including 24-hour and 36-hour adventure races; XTERRA and TransRockies 250-mile Mountain Bike Race; and marathons and triathlons from Olympic to Ironman distances.
Dr. Krabak's clinical interest is in the prevention, treatment and sports performance enhancement of sports related injuries in youth and adult athletes of all levels.
Sports Medicine clinical experience includes:
Physician - 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials
Physician - 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games
Physician - 2004 Athens Olympics Games
Physician - 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Games
Physician - 1996 Paralympics Games
- Professional/Elite Sports
National Team Physician - USA Swimming
Team Physician - Baltimore Orioles
Team Physician - Hagerstown Sun (NY Mets)
Team Physician - Baltimore Bay Runners (IBL-Basketball)
Physician - University of Washington Athletics
Physician - Seattle University Athletics
Physician - Johns Hopkins Athletics (Football, Lacrosse, Soccer)
Team Consultant - Stevenson University
Medical Director - RacingThePlanet (China,Chile,Egypt,Antarctica)
Medical Director - Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon
Co-Medical Director - Baltimore Marathon
Co-Medical Director - Med-City Marathon
Physician - Seattle Marathon
Physician - Boston Marathon
Physician - Twin Cities Marathon
Physician, Roosevelt High School (Seattle, WA)
Track & Field Physician, Loch Raven High School (MD)
Dr Krabak's research interests focus on the prevention and treatment of overuse injuries and medical illnesses in athletes:
1. Ultramarathon Runners
: Current research includes assessing hyponatremia in ultramarathon runners, assocation of footstrike patterns and injuries in ultramarathon runners. Published paper on injury and illness rates in mulitday ultramarathon runners.
Currently studying predictors of injuries in competitive age group and collegiate swimmers, focusing on joint mobility and strength.
3. Ballet Dancers:
Currently studying predictors of injuries in ballet dancer including hypermobility and strength.
- S.U.N.Y. @ BuffaloMedical education1993
- John Hopkins University /Sinai Hospital of BaltimoreInternship
- Tufts-New England Medical CenterResidency
- Mayo ClinicFellowship
- John Hopkin's/Carey Business SchoolMedical education2003
- American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1998
- American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2008