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Paul Crane, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of General Internal Medicine and an adjunct professor of Health Services.

Dr. Crane enjoys all aspects internal medicine, especially figuring out complicated puzzles and determining the best course. Many patients have complicated constellations of disorders, and he enjoys trying to understand what is going on, and trying to communicate that understanding to patients and families as clearly and accessibly as he can.

Dr. Crane earned his M.D. and M.P.H. at the UW. He does research on a variety of things, including ways we can harness computers to take better care of people living with HIV, genetics of late life brain conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, improving measurement of cognitive functioning in older people and associations between exposures and late life brain outcomes.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Crane enjoys tropical fish and piano.
Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Master Public Health, 2003

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1997

NRSA - National Research Service Award


Barnes Jewish Hospital (Washington Univ.)


Barnes Jewish Hospital

Residency, General Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, General Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • General Internal Medicine, 2000, American Board of Internal Medicine