Benjamin P. Crane

Benjamin P. Crane, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon Spine

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14825 N. Forty Road, Ste 200
Chesterfield, MO 63017
p: (314) 336.2555
f: (866) 276.7023

10296 Big Bend (@ I-44)
Saint Louis, MO 63122

To schedule an appointment,
please call: (314) 336.2555

A Leader in Spine Care

  1. Board Certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in the treatment of all areas of the spine
  2. Surgery practice focused on the treatment of spine conditions and general Orthopedics
  3. Treating primarily but not limited to, Cervical Mylopathy and Radiculopathy, Lumbar Radiculopathy and Stenosis, Trauma, Compression Fractures/Osteoporotic Compression Fractures, Osteomyelitis and Discitis, and Epidural Abscess
  4. Expert in treatments such as: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Total Disc Arthroplasty, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Instrumented Fusion, Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion, Cervical Laminoplasty, Computer-Navigated Instrumentation, Lumbar Decompression and Fusion, Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Discectomy, Laminotomy and Foraminotomy
  5. Extensive experience working directly with attorneys as an advisor in spine related cases
  6. Well versed in the processes of treating and managing worker’s compensation patients
  7. Adept in completion of Independent Medical Evaluations and personal Impairment Ratings

Education

  1. Spine Fellowship - Leatherman Spine Institute, Louisville, KY
  2. Orthopedic Residency - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL
  3. Medical School - Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL
  4. College - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Certifications

  1. American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons   Certified THRU 2030
  2. Medtronic Mazor X   Certified 2019
  3. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons   07/2002 – Present
  4. North American Spine Society   07/2005 – Present
  5. Missouri State Medical Association   07/2005 – Present

Hospital Community Involvement

Spine Care Review Committee, Mercy South
Chairperson

01/2013-Present

  1. Responsible for the review of cases presented to the committee from the institution
  2. Responsible for maintaining a high level of care and patient satisfaction within the institution
  3. Aid in keeping the spine line financially sound

Medical Staff Quality Improvement, Mercy South
Member

01/2016- Present

  1. Responsible for the review of cases presented to the committee from the institution
  2. Provide pathways for medical staff improvement
  3. Provide pathways for individual physician improvement
  4. Responsible for maintaining a high level of care and patient satisfaction within the institution