Kevin Crawford, MD
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee
As an orthopedic surgeon focused on minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr. Kevin Crawford’s expertise includes arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and elbow with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic techniques. In 2004, Dr. Crawford was asked to serve as a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Physician. Since that time he has traveled the world to care for the athletes of the U.S. Men’s Alpine ski team. Dr. Crawford currently serves at the Team Orthopedist for Texas Tech Football, Baseball, Softball, and Tennis, Monterey High School, Lubbock Renegades of the AF2 league, as well as several area high schools. Since 2005, he has served as a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Dr. Crawford enjoys treating patients of all ages with activity-related shoulder and knee conditions.
Dr. Crawford is a Lubbock native and attended Monterey High School prior to graduating from Baylor University in 1987. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, in 1992. After completing an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital in 1997, he returned home to join the physicians of Lubbock Sports Medicine (formerly Lubbock Bone & Joint Clinic). In 2003, he accepted an invitation to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship with the prestigious Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado. During his year-long fellowship he received advanced training in arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery. He has authored several book chapters and been published in a number of peer reviewed journals. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North American, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Crawford and his wife Maura have three children: Kylie, Colin, and Cadan.
For his complete training history and resume click here.
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