Biography

Dr. Lindsay Crawford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Crawford specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics with an emphasis in Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis. Treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal issues and injuries in children and young adults, Dr. Crawford is currently the team physician for Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart and Dynamo/Dash Youth Programs.

Dr. Crawford received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Following an Orthopedic Surgery residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Crawford went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at Orlando Health, Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Crawford is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society, Scoliosis Research Society, and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.

Since joining UT Ortho, Dr. Crawford has received multiple honors including Houstonia Top Doctor, H Texas Top Doctor, Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star, as well as the Dean’s teaching awards for her role in training McGovern medical students and residents.

Education

Undergraduate Degree
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Medical School
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas
Fellowship
Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Orlando Health, Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital, Orlando, Florida

Contact Information

713.486.4880 Office
713.512.7240 Fax

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Orthopedics
Spinal deformity and scoliosis
Limb deformity
Pediatric orthopedic trauma

Publications

Publication Information

Jeans K.A., Tulchin-Francis K., Crawford L., and Karol L.A.: Plantar Pressures Following Anterior Tibialis Tendon Transfers in Children with Clubfoot. J. Pediatr. Orthop. January 30, 2014.

Presentations

Crawford, L: “Natural History of Lumbosacral Congenital Scoliosis”, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, February 2007.

Crawford, L: “Gait Analysis in Children with Clubfeet Treated with Anterior Tibialis Tendon Transfer”, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2010.

Crawford, L: “Gait Analysis in Children with Clubfeet Treated with Anterior Tibialis Tendon Transfer”, The 32nd Annual Brandon Carrell Visiting Professorship Program, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, Texas, April 2010.

Crawford LM, Herrera-Soto JA, Phillips JH, Knapp DR: “The Fate of the Neuromuscular Hip After Spinal Fusion”, 2014 POSNA Annual Meeting, Concurrent Session II, Paper #61, Hollywood, CA, May 1, 2014.

 

Videos

“Scoliosis Treatment”, Advancing Health with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital, Houston, Texas, Radio KSEV 700 AM, September 25, 2013. http://ksevradio.com/programs/advancing-health.

Invited Lectures

“Pediatric Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, October 8, 2013.

“Pediatric Emergencies”, Pediatric Orthopedic Residents Lecture, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, December 5, 2013.

“Pediatric Ankle Fractures”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, February 11, 2014.

“Lower Limb Deformity”, Memorial Family Medicine Program, Physicians at Sugar Creek, Sugarland, Texas, February 11, 2014

“Juvenile Osteochrondritis Dissecans of the Knee”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, March 18, 2014

“Pediatric Fractures“, Memorial Family Medicine Program, Physicians at Sugar Creek, Sugarland, Texas, April 8, 2014

“Pedi Journal Club “Classic Articles”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, June 24, 2014.

“Pedi Ortho Emergencies”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, July 8, 2014.

“The Limping Child: Osteomyelitis, Septic Arthritis, Inflammatory Disease”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, August 12, 2014.

“Gait: Normal and Pathologic”, Orthopedic Pediatric Conference, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, November 11, 2014.