Arizona Board Board of Medical Examiners

9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, Arizona · 85258


CONTACT: Lisa McGrane, Public Information Officer
(480) 551-2713
  DATE: December 4, 2002

Scottsdale, Ariz. - Governor Hull recently filled the last remaining vacancy on the Arizona Medical Board. Jay M. Crutchfield, M.D., a general surgeon from Payson, Arizona will complete the Board’s 12-person membership to eight allopathic physicians and four public members, including a licensed registered nurse. “I am enthused by the
quality and caliber of appointees to this Board,” said Executive Director Barry A. Cassidy, Ph.D., P.A.-C, “and I expect the Board to continue in its tradition of excellence with Dr. Crutchfield on Board.”

Jay M. Crutchfield, MD, FACS, a native of Arizona, obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona, his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, and completed his general surgical residency at the VA Hospital, in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Crutchfield, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is also an active member of the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, the Arizona Medical Association, and the American Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition. He has authored several surgical and technology related articles. He serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, and holds a paralegal certificate from the University of Arizona’s Extended University. Dr. Crutchfield has practiced surgery in rural Arizona since 1996.

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