Headshot photo of Dennis Charles Crawford, Ph.D., M.D.

Dennis Charles Crawford, Ph.D., M.D.

  • Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine


Dr. Crawford's research focuses on cartilage regeneration and repair, comparative models of ACL reconstruction, color MRI for cartilage injury detection and repair assessment, allograft tissue for ACL reconstruction and biologic cartilage, postoperative rehabilitation and regional anesthesia for pain control and functional advancement.

OHSU faculty research collaborators: Dr. Brian Johnstone, Dr. Jean Louis Horn, Dr. Lynn Marshall, Dr. James Chesnutt, Dr. Ted Vigeland, Dr. Jung Yoo, Dr. Amer Mirza.

Education and training

  • Residency

    • Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University, 2000
  • Fellowship

    • Orthopaedic Trauma, Brown University, 2001
    • Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2002
  • Certifications

    • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
    • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009

Memberships and associations:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


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