Deborah A. Crane M.D.

 Deborah  A. Crane M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Rehabilitation Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)


Rehabilitation Medicine




Primary Location

Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Deborah A. Crane, M.D., is a board-certified rehabilitation medicine and spinal cord injury medicine physician. Dr. Crane is an expert in acute and chronic management of persons with spinal cord injury. She also has a focus in spasticity management.

Dr. Crane earned a combined M.D./M.P.H. degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation and a subspecialty fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Dr. Crane’s clinical interests include comprehensive care of the patient with acute and chronic spinal cord injury, trauma rehabilitation and spasticity management. Her research interests include health services, epidemiology and outcomes related to secondary conditions of spinal cord injury.

Dr. Crane joined the faculty of the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in 2010.

Personal Interests

Dr. Crane loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys running, skiing, kayaking, biking, hiking, swimming and volunteering with various adaptive athletic programs.


UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineFellowshipSpinal Cord Injury2010
Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical MedicineMaster Public Health2005
Tulane University-School of MedicineMedical education2005

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2010
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSpinal Cord Injury2010
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