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David Crandell, MD

Medical Director Amputee Program;Medical Director Adaptive Sports Program;Director Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness Treatment, Rehabilitation and Recovery;Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director Amputee Program
Medical Director Adaptive Sports Program
Director Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness Treatment, Rehabilitation and Recovery
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Where I Provide Care

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

300 1st Avenue, Charlestown MA 02129
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Dr. David Crandell has spent over 11 years as an academic physiatrist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation working primarily at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston. Five years ago, he began leading the Amputee Program at Spaulding.  Although the majority of his time throughout his career has been spent in clinical care and teaching of medical students, physician assistant students and residents, he has had and increased role over the past several years in collaborative rehabilitation research. A new area of clinical care and research is Persistent Lyme Disease Syndrome.
Certified Specialities
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Clinical & Research Interests
Amputee Care, Adaptive Sports, Persistent Lyme Disease Syndrome
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Education & Training

Tufts Medical Center
Millard Fillmore Hospitals
Medical Education
State University of New York at Buffalo
Tufts Medical Center



View my most recent publications at PubMed

Hawkins AT, Pallangyo AJ, Herman AM, Schaumeier MJ, Smith AD, Hevelone ND, Crandell DM,  Nguyen LL. “The Effect of Social Integration on Outcomes after Major Lower Extremity Amputation.”  Journal of Vascular Surgery, Oct 13, 2015:1-9Journal Of Vascular Surgery [J Vasc Surg] 2015 Oct 13. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Oct 13..

Mehndiratta, A, Rabinow, JD, Grasruck, M, Liao, EC, Crandell, D, Gupta, R. High-resolution Dynamic Angiography using Flat-panel Volume CT: Feasibility Demonstration for Neuro and Lower Limb Vascular Application.  European Radiology, Feb, 2015. European Radiology [Eur Radiol] 2015 Jul; Vol. 25 (7), pp. 1901-10. Date of Electronic Publication: 2015 Feb 27

Delaney, B, Crandell D, Barfield, JP. Sport based therapeutic recreation: Perceived outcomes and implications for research. Palaestra. 2014:12-16. Palaestra. 28.3 (Fall 2014): p12

Hawkins, AT, Henry AJ, Crandell, DM, Nguyen LL, A systemic review of functional and quality of life assessment after major lower limb amputation. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014; 28: 763-780. Annals Of Vascular Surgery [Ann Vasc Surg] 2014 Apr; Vol. 28 (3), pp. 763-80. Date of Electronic Publication: 2013 Oct 01


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