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Alan Crandall, MD
Affiliated Ophthalmologist (in memoriam)

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Alan Crandall, MD

Director of Glaucoma and Cataract, Senior Vice Chairman of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine.

Dr. Alan Crandall has been working in Kumasi, Ghana, for more than a decade and has joined forces with the Himalayan Cataract Project to improve eye care around the world. He has worked in Ghana, Ethiopia and Nepal providing surgery and teaching modern surgery technique.

Crandall graduated from the University of Utah, receiving his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed his internship in surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center as well as his residency and fellowship in ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania. He joined the University of Utah Ophthalmology Department in 1981. Crandall is aPresidential Endowed Professor and Senior Vice-Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Director of Glaucoma and Cataract at the Moran Eye Center, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Crandall has served as a past President of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, as well as a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and American Glaucoma Society.