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Blain Crandell, MD

Current: Bainbridge Island, Washington

2012-2013 Medical Officer, Hokianga Health Rawene, New Zealand

2011-2012 Locum Tenens Physician,Virginia Mason Winslow Medical Center, Bainbridge Island, WA

2007-2011 Associate Staff Physician, Group Health Cooperative, Silverdale, WA

2004-2007 Staff Physician,
Family Health Centers, Okanogan, WA

Societies & Medically Related Activities

Bainbridge Island Paper Test Project for coronavirus 2020 –

American Academy of Family Physicians, 1997 to present

American Medical Association, 1997-2007

Washington Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) 2007 to present

International Medical Corps Volunteer physician for emergency relief efforts in Haiti after 2010 earthquake, Emergency Room care at l’Hopital de l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti (HUEH) in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

WAFP Kitsap Chapter President 2007-2015
Delegate to the WAFP House of Delegates 2007 to present
WAFP Board Member 2014-2017
WAFP Committee Chair 2011 to present

Bainbridge School District Health Advisory Team 2007-10

Clinical instructor, University of Washington SOM 2004-07

Dr Blain Crandell


  • Hometown: Mesa, AZ
  • Three Children
  • Language Fluency: Spanish (medical), French (general)


  • Postgraduate Medical Education: IHC Utah Valley Family Practice Residency, Provo, Utah. Completed in June 2004
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama. MD; class of 2001
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. BS in psychology (magna cum laude); class of 1997

Non-Medical Interests and Activities

  • Family time
  • Computers and gadgets (Linux, Mac, Windows, Android)
  • Rugby, Seattle Sounders FC
  • Camping, hiking
  • Gourmet Cooking

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine board-certified July 2004, re-certified 2011
  • Passed all steps of the United States Medical Licensing Exam
  • Current medical licensing in the State of  Washington and in New Zealand
  • Current DEA controlled-substances registration