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Thomas Crawford, M.D.


Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics

Co-Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic




Dr. Crawford sees patients at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in Baltimore.


Neurology: 410-955-4259
MDA Clinic: 410-955-6435


Medical School:
University of Southern California

Pediatrics, University of Southern California Medical Center/Los Angeles County Medical Center

Child Neurology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/Los Angeles County Medical Center

Neuromuscular Laboratory of John Griffin, Johns Hopkins University

Special Interests:

Neuromuscular Disorders,
Spinal Muscular Atrophy,
Ataxia Telangiectasia,
Pediatric Electromyography,
Brachial Plexus Injury



In addition to general child neurology, Dr. Crawford concentrates on the clinical care of children with neuromuscular disorders, including muscular dystrophy, hereditary neuropathies, congenital myopathies, and other genetic and acquired motor disorders. He has concentrated clinical research on two genetic diseases, Spinal Muscular Atrophy(SMA) and Ataxia Telangiectasia, and has published extensively and presented nationally and internationally.

Dr. Crawford is co-director of the Johns Hopkins MDA clinic and consultant neurologist for the Johns Hopkins Ataxia Telangiectasia Clinical Center, and has with his center colleagues evaluated more than half of the children known with this disorder in the United States. He serves on the medical advisory board for the MDA, and the medical and scientific boards for Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. He has an active role in teaching medical students and residents in neurology. In addition, Dr. Crawford has special interest and experience in EMG studies of children and adults.


  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Sub-specialty Certification in Clinical Neurophysiology

Phone: 410-955-4259

Fax: 410-614-2297

Email: tcrawfo@jhmi.edu

Downloadable CV:

Crawford CV

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