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Dr. Elliot Krane

Professor (emeritus) - Stanford University School of Medicine


Professional Bio

Elliot Krane retired recently after an 11 year career at the University of Washington where he launched his career in pediatric pain management, and 30 years at Stanford University, where he was the Chief of Pediatric Pain Management, and for the first decade the Chief of Pediatric Anesthesiology.  While in Seattle, he and his colleague Donald Tyler founded the 1st Symposium on Pediatric Pain, which took place in 1988. He has published in the fields of anesthesiology, juvenile diabetes, anesthetic induced myocardial depression,  patient safety, and of course pediatric pain.

In addition to Pain Management, he holds specialty certification in Pediatrics, Anesthesiology,  Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He has received the Physician’s Recognition Award in both Anesthesiology and Pediatric Critical Care from the American Medical Association, the Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children’s Pain Relief from the American Pain Society,  the Ellis N. Cohen Achievement Award from the Stanford University Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, and grant support from the Mayday Fund,  NIH,  American Medical Association,  Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists,  Diabetes Research and Education Foundation, and American Society of Anesthesiologists as well as various small and large pharma companies for drug development for the treatment of  pain in children.