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Dr. Benjamin Crane, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Crane

Dr. Benjamin Crane, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Dr. Crane's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crane treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crane treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crane treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crane treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Crane treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crane treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Crane's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Crane is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree from Rush University in Chicago where he served his internship and residency as well. Dr. Crane completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, KY. Dr. Crane enjoys spending time and hiking with his three kids. He also enjoys playing golf and skiing."

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Leatherman Spine Center
Fellowship Hospital
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Residency Hospital
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Internship Hospital
2002
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School
2002

Awards

Dr. Crane's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Crane

2.7

Based on 83 reviews

5 Stars
39.75903614457831%
(33)
4 Stars
3.6144578313253013%
(3)
3 Stars
1.2048192771084338%
(1)
2 Stars
2.4096385542168677%
(2)
1 Star
53.01204819277108%
(44)

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I trained full contact MMA for twenty five years. Plus trained horses. Had a car fall on top of me, 3 horses fell on me. Slammed to ground over an over, kicked in the head. Other MRI’s showed heirniation, stenosis. Went to him because I was hurting worse. He gave the 80%of people blah blah. Took a...Read More
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I wish they offered zero stars as an option, because if they did, I would certainly choose that option instead of the 1 star which was my only choice. He has a terrible bedside manner and was quite rude and showed no interest in really helping me. Plus, it took almost 2 hours to get in and out of...Read More
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This doctor is ridiculous. My daughter had a herniated disc in her back and he would only give 6 sessions for PT. The PT requested more and he denied it even though she needed additional PT. He is a joke. DO NOT GO TO HIM!!!! Choose one of the other doctors in the group. I should've stuck...Read More
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The worst dr I havr ever seen.I was diagnosed with cancer stage 4 because he did not care about my problem. Ordered the Mri on wrong part of my body and after so many time pleasing him to do order Mri. And when he finally did it was wrong place. Maybe I would not be in that stage if he did right....Read More
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I needed an Orthopedic Surgeon quickly. Staff was very kind, helpful & spent time on the phone with me finding an appointment within 48 hours. Staff greeted me with friendly smiles & politeness. After a short 15-20 minute wait I was called back. The nursing staff/radiology were friendly &...Read More
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