Kenneth M. Crandall, MD, FAANS, FACS
Brain and Tumor Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
UM St. Joseph Medical Group
Available for Telehealth Visits
UMM Neurosurgery UM Medical Center22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 Get Directions
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Group Orthopaedics-Spine Surgery7505 Osler Drive
Towson, MD 21204 Get Directions
A neurosurgeon, Dr. Crandall specializes in treating benign and cancerous tumors of the vertebrae and spinal cord. He can treat all forms of spine disease, including degenerative diseases, deformities, trauma, tumors and infections.
Procedures Dr. Crandall specializes in include:
- Complex tumor and deformity surgery
- Minimally invasive spine surgery
- Robotic spine surgery using the Mazor robot
- Revision surgery
- Artificial disc replacement
Another specialty of Dr. Crandall is complex revision surgery for patients who have previously undergone spinal procedures but are still experiencing pain or discomfort. He also cares for patients with brain tumors, hydrocephalus and brain trauma. His areas of clinical interests include spinal oncology, complex spine surgery, neurotrauma and general neurosurgery.
Dr. Crandall has much experience with treating the most complex spinal disorders and has access to the most advanced technology and resources. He works with each patient in finding the right options for them. His goal is to maximize management of the patient's condition before considering surgery.
From the time he was a child, Dr. Crandall knew that he wanted a career in medicine. It was his affinity for fixing things with his hands that drew him to the specialty of surgery. During his college years, he developed a passion for neuroscience and decided he wanted to pursue a career in neurosurgery.
Dr. Crandall has previously been recognized as a "Top Doctor" in the specialties of neurosurgery and spine surgery by Baltimore magazine. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Joint Spine Section. He serves on several local, national and international committees. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Neurosurgical Society and the editorial board for the International Journal of Spine Surgery.
In addition, Dr. Crandall is a neurotrauma consultant for the National Football League.
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University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2009
University of Maryland Medical Center, 2016
University of Miami Hospital - Neurosurgery - Spine, 2017
American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, 2021
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University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center