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About Alyson Crawford, MD

Dr. Alyson Crawford is a general and a colorectal surgeon in Reno, NV. She completed a residency in general surgery, and two fellowships in colon and rectal surgery.

Her areas of expertise include operative and non-operative management of colon and rectal cancer, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, benign and malignant perianal and anal diseases (hemorrhoids, fissures, condyloma, squamous cell cancer, etc.), and pelvic floor disorders (rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence, etc.)

Dr. Crawford earned her medical degree and her residency in General Surgery at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. During that time she completed a Master’s Degree of Science in Epidemiology. She then spent a year at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, and a year at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas to obtain specialized fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery.

  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2018-2019
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury, ON, Canada, 2017-2018
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2009-2017
  • Clinical Investigator Program, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012-2015
  • Master’s in Science, Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012-2014
  • Medical School, University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2005-2009
  • Bachelor’s of Science (Honours in Biology), University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2000-2004
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Surgery
  • Board Eligible, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certification
  • Da Vinci Robotic Training Certification
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