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Elizabeth Crabtree-Hartman, M.D.


Dr. Elizabeth Crabtree-Hartman is a neurologist and director of patient education and support at the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center. She is focused on building a comprehensive care model for patients with MS, including patient support and education. Among her areas of interest in MS treatment are women's health and pregnancy, symptom management and understanding MS-related fatigue.

Crabtree-Hartman is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and trained in immunology at the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Tokyo. She completed a neurology residency at UCLA Medical Center and a neurobehavior fellowship at Tulane. At UCSF, she was a National Multiple Sclerosis Society clinical fellow prior to joining the faculty in 2006. Crabtree is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association and a board member of the Northern California Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She is an associate clinical professor of neurology at UCSF.


Multiple Sclerosis Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2069
Fax: (415) 353-2633

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Tulane University School of Medicine 1997


UCLA Medical Center, Neurology 2001


Tulane University School of Medicine 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Gourraud PA, Henry RG, Cree BA, Crane JC, Lizee A, Olson MP, Santaniello AV, Datta E, Zhu AH, Bevan CJ, Gelfand JM, Graves JS, Goodin DS, Green AJ, von Büdingen HC, Waubant E, Zamvil SS, Crabtree-Hartman E, Nelson S, Baranzini SE, Hauser SL. Precision medicine in chronic disease management: The multiple sclerosis BioScreen. Ann Neurol. 2014 Nov; 76(5):633-42.
  2. Castillo-Trivino T, Mowry EM, Gajofatto A, Chabas D, Crabtree-Hartman E, Cree BA, Goodin DS, Green AJ, Okuda DT, Pelletier D, Zamvil SS, Vittinghoff E, Waubant E. Switching multiple sclerosis patients with breakthrough disease to second-line therapy. PLoS One. 2011; 6(2):e16664.
  3. Crabtree-Hartman E. Sex differences in multiple sclerosis. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2010 Oct; 16(5 Multiple Sclerosis):193-210.
  4. Foundas AL, Corey DM, Angeles V, Bollich AM, Crabtree-Hartman E, Heilman KM. Atypical cerebral laterality in adults with persistent developmental stuttering. Neurology. 2003 Nov 25; 61(10):1378-85.

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