Philosophy of Care
I strive to practice a comprehensive approach to clinical care, evaluating and incorporating into management all components of the patient's history, exam, and additional contributing life and social factors which may affect care. By doing so, I aim to provide not only excellent medical care but care that is also personalized and specific to the individual patient.
Dr. Crabtree is a general infectious disease clinician offering care for adults with various infectious diseases and their complications. He is additionally involved with infection prevention and has a special interest in antimicrobial stewardship to reduce the overuse, misuse, and abuse of our essential antimicrobials.
Dr. Crabtree is interested in improving outcomes for individual patients through direct care, and in populations across the board through both the education of future medical providers and the wise stewardship of our important antimicrobial resources.
By empowering front-line primary care providers to make better medical decisions, he hopes to have a broad and lasting impact.
M.S., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2008
B.S., Microbiology, Texas A&M, 2004
Internal Medicine, San Antonio Uniformed Service Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC), 2008-2011
Infectious Diseases, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire, 2011-2013
American Board of Infectious Diseases,
American Board of Internal Medicine,
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Select Recent Publications
Scott J. Crabtree, Janelle L. Robertson, Kevin K. Chung, Evan M. Renz, Steven E. Wolf, Duane R. Hospenthal, Clinton K. Murray. “Clostridium difficile infections in patients with severe burns.” Burns. 2011 Feb;37(1):42-8
Tim Lahey, Tom Czechura, Scott Crabtree, Robert D. Arbeit, Mecky Matee, C. Robert Horsburgh, Todd MacKenzie, Muhammad Bakari, Jenni M. Vuola, Kisali Pallangy, C. Fordham von Reyn. “Greater preexisting interferon gamma responses to mycobacterial antigens and lower bacillary load during HIV-associated tuberculosis.” JID. 2013 Nov 15;208(10):1629-33.