Janet Lynn Crane, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Female

Expertise

Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Interests

Bone modeling and remodeling factors that result in proper bone growth and strength; Bone health; Bone mineral metabolism; Recurrent fractures; Pheochromocytomas; General Endocrinology ...read more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Pediatrics

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5437
200 N. Wolfe Street
Rubenstein Child Health Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6463 | Fax: 410-955-9773

Johns Hopkins Children's Center Pediatric Specialists - GBMC Campus

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5437
6565 N. Charles Street
Physicians Pavilion East, Suite 313
Baltimore, MD 21204 map
Phone: 443-997-5437

Background

Dr. Janet L. Crane is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  

Dr. Crane is the Director of the Pediatric Bone Health Program, which focuses on the care of children with rare metabolic bone diseases and osteoporosis/skeletal fragility syndromes. 

Dr. Crane received her bachelor’s degree in nutritional science from the University of Missouri. She completed her medical degree at the University of Maryland-Baltimore, residency in pediatrics at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri and fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Johns Hopkins University in 2013.

Dr. Crane is a faculty member of the Center for Musculoskeletal Research. Her research is focused on bone modeling and remodeling factors that result in proper bone growth and strength. The goal of her studies is to identify diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets to enhance bone strength in children who have recurrent fractures. Dr. Crane also participates in industry sponosored clinical studies to investigate the safety and efficacy of medications for metabolic bone disease and skeletal fragility. 

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2007)

Residencies

  • Pediatrics; Children's Mercy Hospital (2010)

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Endocrinology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) (2013)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics-General) (2010)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Crane focuses her research efforts on bone modeling and remodeling factors that result in proper bone growth and strength. The goal of her studies is to help identify therapeutic targets to enhance bone strength in children who have impaired growth or recurrent fractures.

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