Jack Crawford sqcr

Jack Crawford, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
UAB School of Medicine

Subspecialty and Areas of Interest

Dr. Jack Crawford is an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology. He joined the faculty in 2011, after completing a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at UAB. Dr. Crawford obtained additional training in pediatric cardiac anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital and specializes in adult and pediatric cardiac anesthesia.

His research interests include quality improvement in congenital cardiac anesthesia and modulating the inflammatory response and organ injury associated with cardiac surgery.

Dr. Crawford may be reached at dunston@uab.edu or 205-934-7424.


Education and Degrees

Boston Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship, 2012

UAB School of Medicine, Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship, 2011

UAB School of Medicine, Anesthesiology Residency, 2010

Baptist Health Systems, Internship, 2007

UAB School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Research Training, 2006

UAB School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program, M.D., 2005

UAB School of Medicine, Ph.D., 2004

Auburn University, B.S., 2000


Professional Awards and Honors

Outstanding Graduate Award, UAB Department of Anesthesiology, 2010

Professional Societies

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society


Recent Publications

Crawford JH, Huang Z, Isbell TS, Shiva S, Chacko BK, Shecter AN, Darley-Usmar VM, Kerby JD, Lang JD, Kraus D, Ho C, Gladwin MT, Patel RP. Hypoxia, red blood cells, and nitrite regulate NO-dependent hypoxic vasodilation.  Blood. 2006 Jan 15;107(2):566-74.

Lang JD Jr, Teng X, Chumley P, Crawford JH, Isbell TS, Chacko BK, Liu Y, Jhala N, Crowe R,  Smith AB, Cross RC, Frenette L, Kelley E, Wilhite DW, Hall CR, Page GP, Bynon JS,  Eckhoff DE, and Patel RP. Inhaled NO accelerates restoration of liver function in adults following orthotopic liver transplantation. J Clin Invest. 2007 Sep;117(9):2583-91.

Xinjun Teng, T. Scott Isbell, Jack H. Crawford, Jeffrey R. Koenitzer, Jack R. Lancaster, Jeannette E. Doeller, David W. Kraus, and Rakesh P. Patel. Novel Method for Measuring S-Nitrosothiols Using Hydrogen Sulfide. Methods in Enzymology. Vol 411. Chapter 10. 2008.

Mai E. Shoman, Jenna F. DuMond, T. S. Isbell, Jack H. Crawford, Angela Brandon, Jaideep Honovar, Dario A. Vitturi, C. R. White, R. P. Patel, and S. Bruce King. Acyloxy Nitroso Compounds as HNO Donors:  Kinetics, Reactions with Thiols and Vasodilation Properties. J Med Chem. 2011 Feb 24;54(4):1059-70.

Hare MT, Tsui KY, Crawford JH, Patel RP. Is methemoglobin an inert bystander, biomarker, or mediator of oxidative stress – The example of anemia? Redox Biology. June 2013. Vol 1:1. pgs 65-69.         

Patel RP, Lang JD, Smith AB, Crawford JH. Redox therapeutics in hepatic ischemia reperfusion injury. World J Hepatol 2014; 6(1): 1-8  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4254/wjh.v6.i1.1