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John J. Crawford
M.D.
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Weisgarber
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Appointments: 865-558-4444

Admin Line: 865-558-4412

Medical Line: 865-410-7893

As a medical student, Dr. Jay Crawford knew that he was destined for a career as an orthopaedic surgeon because of his interest in sports, logic, problem-solving, and biomechanics. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Crawford earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville. Following medical school, he completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where he was the Harrelson Award winner. Dr. Crawford then stayed on at Duke to complete a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery.

After serving for seven years at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Crawford joined KOC in 2008 as a pediatric and adolescent orthopaedic specialist. His special interests include deformities of the extremities and spine, fractures in children and adolescents, minimally invasive advancements in surgery, and athletic injuries of the hip and knee.

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About

As a medical student, Dr. Jay Crawford knew that he was destined for a career as an orthopaedic surgeon because of his interest in sports, logic, problem-solving, and biomechanics. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Dr. Crawford earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville. Following medical school, he completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, where he was the Harrelson Award winner. Dr. Crawford then stayed on at Duke to complete a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery.

After serving for seven years at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Crawford joined KOC in 2008 as a pediatric and adolescent orthopaedic specialist. His special interests include deformities of the extremities and spine, fractures in children and adolescents, minimally invasive advancements in surgery, and athletic injuries of the hip and knee.

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Credentials
Education
  • B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Residency
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Fellowship
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions
  • Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, Piedmont Orthopedic Society
  • 2017 ETCH Clinical Care Award

Orthopaedic Specialty
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery