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Jeffrey Crawford, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Where I See Patients
Duke Cancer Center - Durham, NC
My Locations
Duke Cancer Center
20 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710
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About Me

When someone is faced with a diagnosis of lung cancer, they may be going through surgery, radiation treatment, chemotherapy or enrolling in a clinical trial. It’s a very complicated process to understand what’s involved and what may happen next. It’s also hard to hear all the answers if you’re by yourself. We encourage our patients to come with family members and friends and loved ones and particularly to identify one or two main go-to people in terms of care-giving and support. That way we can engage them in the whole process. Just as we have a team taking care of the patient, the patient has a team, too. At Duke, we have the opportunity to engage patients in the very latest treatment approaches, whether it’s a new surgical technique, the latest radiation approach, or some novel chemotherapy, immunology, or targeted therapy, several of which we’ve been developing. Duke provides patients with a real opportunity that they may not have elsewhere.

Languages I Speak
English
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Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.86 out of 5
209 ratings, 47 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Residency
Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 1974-1977
Hematology-Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 1977-1978, 1979-1981
Medicine, Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center, 1978-1979
Education
MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1974
Clinical Focus and Research
My Research Interests

My practice involves medical treatment of patients with lung cancer, mesothelioma and other thoracic cancers. I am part of a team including an oncology nurse, physician assistant, pharmacist and counselor. Together we provide state-of-the-art care to our patients involving chemotherapy, targeted treatment, immunotherapy and supportive care. We are part of a larger multidisciplinary group including other medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, pulmonologists, radiologists and pathologists. Whenever possible, we try to provide our patients with the latest technology and treatments, which often involves clinical trials with new and exciting agents that are making a difference in the lives of our patients today.

Clinical Trials
Publications
View my publications on PubMed
Insurance Accepted

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has an outside financial interest with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Amgen, Inc.
  • AstraZeneca
  • Beyond Spring
  • Enzychem
  • G1 Therapeutics
  • Jansen Biotech
  • Merck Sharpe & Dohme (Merck & Co, USA)
  • Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Mylan
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Roche/Genentech
  • Spectrum Health
  • coherus