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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Richard Crane is a primary care physician, who is an internal medicine and rheumatology specialist, dedicated to providing outstanding healthcare to men and women of all ages- addressing their medical needs that arise at every stage of life. He has been practicing internal medicine and rheumatology in Manhattan since 1986. He is board certified in both fields. Dr. Crane graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1981, completed his internal medicine residency (1984) and his rheumatology fellowship (1986) there as well. He is still affiliated with the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Healthcare Systems where he is involved with the rheumatology fellowship program. His practice is located on the Upper East Side where he sees patients five days a week. Laboratory testing, x-rays and bone density are all performed in the office by his excellent staff.
  • Dr. Crane has been recognized by Castle Connolly as one of New York City/ Metro Area's Top Doctors from 2001 through present.
  • Dr. Crane is committed to providing primary care and preventative medicine to his patients. He treats a wide variety of conditions including: Preventative healthcare, Primary Care, Immunizations, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Musculoskeletal Disorders such as back pain, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, bursitis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis as well as treating colds, flu and other common illnesses.
  • Dr. Crane enjoys developing long-term relationships with his patients, getting to know them and their families and often takes care of many generations within the same family.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Fellowship in Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Top Doctors Connolly Medical from 2001 to Present

Professional Memberships

  • New York County Medical Society
  • American College of Rheumatology

Language Spoken

  • English