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.
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.