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Michael H. Crawford


Believer that exercise is best done outside on a bicycle

Dr. Michael Crawford specializes in treating coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and heart failure as well as congenital heart disease in adults and heart disease in athletes.

Crawford earned a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He trained in internal medicine at UCSF Medical Center and Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, followed by cardiology training at the University of California, San Diego, where he joined the faculty. He was co-director of cardiology at the University of Texas in San Antonio and chief of cardiology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Before returning to UCSF, Crawford was a consultant and vice chair of cardiology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz. Crawford has served as chair of the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association and as a board member of the American College of Cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Association of University Cardiologists and Western Association of Physicians.

  • Education

    UCSF, MD, 1969

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1971

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1972

  • Fellowships

    UC San Diego Hospital, Cardiology, 1974

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


I enjoy being challenged by patients with diagnostic or treatment dilemmas.

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