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David F. Crudo, MD

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David F. Crudo, MD

David F. Crudo, MD

Associate Professor


Physician Rating

4.8 out of 5

50 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

  • Pediatric Endocrine Society

  • NPI: 1851382931

Clinical Interests

  • Growth, Thyroid, Pubertal and Adrenal Disorders, Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes

Education & Training

  • BS

    1975 - University of California - Irvine

  • MD

    1981 - St Louis University School of Medicine

  • Residency

    1984 - Pediatrics: Tripler Army Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    1988 - Pediatrics: Uniformed Services University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Ganglioneuroblastoma, Turner Syndrome, Pelvic Neoplasms, Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital, Puberty, Delayed

Recent Publications

  • Pediatric stroke as the presenting symptom of new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus without DKA: case report and literature review.
    Bharill SA, Hunter JD, Walsh ET, Crudo DF, Constantacos C. J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab. 2019 Sep; 32(9):1035-1037.
  • Unintended Consequences of Restrictive Diets: Two Case Reports and a Review of Orthorexia.
    Hunter JD, Crudo DF. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 12; 57(14):1693-1695.
  • Septooptic Dysplasia with an Associated Arachnoid Cyst.
    McLaurin-Jiang SV, Wood JK, Crudo DF. Case Rep Pediatr. 2016; 2016:5493769.
  • Visual diagnosis: 6-month-old boy with leg pain.
    Welsh SK, Crudo DF, Pinsker JE. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Nov; 35(11):e57-60.
  • Pancreatic atrophy and diabetes mellitus following blunt abdominal trauma.
    Edwards MJ, Crudo DF, Carlson TL, Pedersen AM, Keller L. J. Pediatr. Surg. 2013 Feb; 48(2):432-5.
  • Transient hypothyroidism in premature infants after short-term topical iodine exposure: an avoidable risk?.
    Pinsker JE, McBayne K, Edwards M, Jensen K, Crudo DF, Bauer AJ. Pediatr Neonatol. 2013 Apr; 54(2):128-31.
  • Characterization of the cortisol stress response to sedation and anesthesia in children.
    Hsu AA, von Elten K, Chan D, Flynn T, Walker K, Barnhill J, Naun C, Pedersen AM, Ponaman M, Fredericks GJ, Crudo DF, Pinsker JE. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012 Oct; 97(10):E1830-5.
  • Ganglioneuroblastoma in a young child with Turner syndrome.
    Pinsker JE, Crudo DF. J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012; 25(7-8):799-800.
  • Pubertal delay, hypokalemia, and hypertension caused by a rare form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
    Olson CA, Crudo DF. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Apr; 24(2):e29-31.

All Publications

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For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.


Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 8/10/2018

    we are highly pleased with Dr. Crudo and his staff!

  • 6/28/2018

    Dr. Crudo is Amazing!!

  • 2/4/2018

    I highly recommend Dr. Crudo. Lydi has always looked forward to her appointments with him. She smiles through her appointment and has been very encouraged by his words. Lydia respects Dr.Crudo and has built a trust with him over the years.

  • 12/27/2017

    Dr. Crudo is Amazing!! We are beyond blessed to have him as part of Brandon's care team!

  • 11/14/2017

    dr crudo really works with me as I don't like to do what i should with my illness but he continues to try to get me to understand the problems it will cause later in life

  • 11/7/2017


  • 10/1/2017

    Dr Crudo is great...only problem is that we are going to age out and have to leave him some day.

  • 9/22/2017

    Very pleased. 5. No medicine here.


We're sorry, Dr. Crudo is not currently accepting new patients. If you are an existing patient, you may contact the office directly at 336-713-4500.

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