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Dr. Crawford is the distinguished Professor of Surgery, Urology, and Radiation Oncology, and head of the Section of Urologic Oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He is an active clinician, researcher, and teacher. He has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America, one of the Best Cancer Doctors, one of the Top 20 Urologists in the county by Men's Health Magazine, and recently selected as the Healthcare Provider of the Year in the Denver Metro Area by The Denver Business Journal. In addition, he is the recipient of more than 95 research grants in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, metastatic prostate cancer, hormone refractory prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), advanced bladder cancer, and other areas of urological infections and malignancies. He has authored or coauthored over 600 published articles, contributed to nearly 100 educational books and provided thousands of educational talks for patients and physicians.


In an effort to raise awareness and education about prostate health, Dr. Crawford founded and is the current Chairman of the Prostate Conditions Education Council, a non-profit organization which is responsible for reaching an average of 400 million people each year with education and awareness information.


On prostate cancer and men's health issues, his involvement in the national prostate cancer arena has been widely recognized and he is often requested to act as an educator, speaker, participate in advisory boards, review research or serve as a legal expert.


Dr. Crawford is an active member of many national and international organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Urological Association (AUA), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.










Prostate Cancer

Dr. Crawford has been involved in numerous clinical trials and is a world renown expert on prostate cancer. Dr. Crawford is an expert surgeon and also specalizes in minimally invasive prostate cancer diagnostic and treatment procedures. 


University of Cincinnati

BS, Chemistry

Molecular Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer

Dr. Crawford is a leading expert on biomarkers and their relationship to varying disease states in prostate cancer. He has given talks and educates physicians around the world on the topic. 

Precision Biopsy and Targeted Focal Therapy

Dr. Crawford is a pioneer and has published numerous articles about targeted treatment for prostate cancer, which focuses on treating only the area or ares of cancer in the prostate. Overtreatment of prostate cancer is a huge problem, and these diagnostic and treatment methodologies aim to elimiate men from the harmful effects of overtreatment by offering an alternative that is ideally suited for each individual. 

Research Pioneer

To date, Dr. Crawford has over 600 articles on urologic conditions including prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder cancer, and kidney cancer, to name a few. 


University of Cincinnati School of Medicine



Good Samaritan Hospital Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, OH



University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Clinical Fellow in Urology under auspices of Dr. Donald G Skinner


Good Samaritan Hospital Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, OH

Medical Residency

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