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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Mark Crawford, MBBS, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Research Institute
Senior Associate Scientist
Translational Medicine

University of Toronto
Department of Anesthesia

Chair Positions
Curtis Joseph and Harold Groves Chair in Anesthesia & Pain Medicine

Phone: 416-813-6466
Fax: 416-813-7543
Email: mark.crawford@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Crawford is a paediatric anaesthesiologist who has been on staff at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) since 1991. 

He was appointed Anaesthesiologist-in-Chief of the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in 2009 and is the inaugural holder of the Curtis Joseph and Harold Groves Chair in Paediatric Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Crawford is an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Toronto, a Senior Associate Scientist at the Research Institute of The Hospital for Sick Children, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. Dr. Crawford is Chair of the Promotions Committee for the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto, and a member of The Hospital for Sick Children’s Medical Advisory Committee. 

He sits on the editorial board of two major international anesthesiology journals and is a peer reviewer for several others. He is the recipient of several awards, distinctions and grants for research in anaesthesiology and pain medicine, including awards from the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society. 

Dr. Crawford’s research interests include the pharmacology of anaesthetic agents in the pediatric population. He has authored over 70 original peer-reviewed research manuscripts, editorials and review articles, all related to the field of paediatric anaesthesiology and pain medicine.