E. David Crawford, MD

E. David Crawford is Clinical Professor of Urology at the University of California San Diego and
emeritus distinguished endowed Professor of Surgery, Urology, and Radiation Oncology, and
Head of the Section of Urologic Oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical
Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Crawford received his medical degree from the University of
Cincinnati. His postgraduate training included an internship and residency in urology at the
Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. He subsequently completed a genitourinary cancer
fellowship at the University of California Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Dr. Crawford is an internationally-recognized expert in benign prostate hypertrophy, urologic
cancers, and in particular, prostate cancer. He has conducted research in the treatment of
advanced bladder cancer, metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate, hormone refractory
prostate cancer, and other areas of urological infections and malignancies. He has authored or
coauthored over 810 scientific articles, has published seven textbooks and authored over 60
book chapters. Dr. Crawford was Chairman of the Genitourinary Cancer Committee of the
Southwest Oncology Group for 28 years. He is also the Founder and Chairman of the Prostate
Conditions Education Council which is responsible for screening nearly four million men for
prostate health issues and reaches more than 200 million people each year with education and
awareness information. Dr. Crawford has received many honors and awards, including the CaP
Cure Annual Award for Scientific Presentation and has twice been presented with a “Freddie
Award” at the AMA International Health and Medical Film Competition for best medical
documentaries. He has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors of America for the past two
decades, and is recognized as one of the top 20 urologists in the country, for men, by Men’s
Health Magazine. In 2018 he received the honor of being named the Distinguished Alumnus of
the Year from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. In May of 2019, he received the
Presidential citation form the American Urological Association recognizing for his “tireless role in
genitourinary cancer research that has benefited countless urologic cancer patients.” He
accepted the position of Editor in Chief of Grand Rounds in Urology in June of 2019.