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Suzanne C. Crandall, DO

Dr. Suzanne Crandall is board certified in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. She recently started working for the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) in Charleston, West Virginia. She is the Clerkship Director and is beginning the neurology residency program and seeing patients as part of Charleston Area Medical Center Neurology. She previously was a Consulting Neurologist working in General and Vascular Neurology at Saint Luke's Health System's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, located in Kansas City, Missouri. While in Kansas City, she was also the Stroke Director of the Saint Luke's Northland facility, a Primary Stroke Center, and was the Medical Education liaison between the Neurology group and the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine. She also assisted in medical student and resident training and maintained an active office practice.

Dr. Crandall is an active lecturer for the Neuroscience Institute, speaking at the last three Advances in Neurology and Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Symposia and the interactive "Brain" presentation in Overland Park, Kansas. In addition, she lectures for the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists every year on diverse topics, including stroke and spinal cord injury. Her clinical interests include cerebrovascular disease and critical care neurology, as well as clinical research in acute stroke intervention, secondary stroke prevention, and neuroprotection in acute ischemic stroke.

Dr. Crandall previously was a Clinical Assistant Professor at UMKC-SOM, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and Saba University. She had performed clinical preceptor work for all three medical schools and actively lectures for the internal medicine and neurology residency programs and the medical student clerkship programs and was honored with Faculty Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2011-12 and 2012-13.

She graduated from Neurology residency through the Saint John's Health System, a member of the Michigan State University Consortium for Medical Training in 2009, after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2005. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Exercise Physiology from Chapman University in Orange, California. She received the University's highest honors, the Cheverton Trophy, and the Ronald Huntington Academic Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music – Liberal Arts degree from California State University, Fullerton.

When not working, she enjoys reading, gardening, beekeeping, and volunteering.

Dr. Crandall discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.