Michael A Crane

Michael A Crane, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Preventive Medicine

Specialties:

Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine

Michael A. Crane, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Medical Director of the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health and of the World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai. Dr. Crane is an expert on the physical and mental health consequences of large-scale disasters experienced by rescue and recovery workers, particularly those affecting responders who worked at the World Trade Center disaster site following the attacks of September 11, 2001. An advocate of worker safety and health, Dr. Crane has conducted extensive research on the health effects of exposures to workplace hazards and environmental toxins, as well as prevention and control strategies to protect worker health.

Previous Experience
Prior to joining Mount Sinai in 2006, Dr. Crane spent 16 years at Con Edison of New York where he served Assistant Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. In 2002 he established a medical monitoring and treatment program for Consolidated Edison workers who assisted in recovery efforts at the WTC site. Previously, Dr. Crane served as Associate Director of the Alcoholism Treatment Program of the Mount Sinai Services City Hospital Center at Elmhurst, New York.

He received his medical degree at the University of Rochester Medical School and a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University School of Public Health. He completed his medical internship and residency at the Montefiore Hospital in New York.

Certifications

Occupational Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Experienced in Workers’ Compensation Reporting
  • Medical Screenings for Work-related Hazard Exposures
  • Monitoring and Treatment of World Trade Center-Related Adverse Health Effects

Education

MD, University of Rochester Medical Center

Montefiore Hospital

BS, Yale University

MD, University of Rochester Medical School

MPH, Columbia School of Public Health

Residency, Internal Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center