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