David Crandell, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Affiliate
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD State University of New York at Buffalo 1989
amputation; amputation traumatic; amputees; disasters; trauma

Dr. Crandell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the Harvard Medical School (HMS) and a rehabilitation specialist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH) Boston and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. He is the Medical Director for Amputee and Adaptive Sports Programs at SRH Boston. He is the Fellowship Director for the Amputation Rehabilitation Fellowship at HMS and the Uniformed Services University Health Center.

He is a graduate of Cornell University and the State University of NY at Buffalo Medical School and Life Sciences. He did an internship in Internal Medicine at the Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo. He did his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Tufts University School of Medicine, and a NIH NRSA Fellowship in Sport Medicine at the Tufts-New England Medical Center (now Tufts Medical Center) in Boston.

Dr. Crandell is research is focused on therapeutic approaches for limb loss pain and interdisciplinary approaches to amputee care.  Moreover, given the high prevalence of amputees in disaster or humanitarian emergency areas, he is helping to identify the optimum care and management strategies to increase capacity and improved outcomes in these situations.