Henry Ford otolaryngologist, John R Craig, MD

John R Craig, MD

medical group

Specialties: Otolaryngology

Services: Sinus and Nasal, Skull Base and Pituitary Tumors, Skull Base Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University, IL, 2009

Residencies & Internships

  • State University of New York, Otolaryngology, NY, 2014

Fellowships

  • University of Pennsylvania, Rhinology, PA, 2015

About Me

Biographical Statement

I specialize in endoscopic sinus surgery and minimally invasive endoscopic skull-based surgery.

John R. Craig, M.D., joined Henry Ford Medical Group as the division chief of rhinology in the department of otolaryngology, and is a co-director of the Skull Base. Pituitary and Endoscopy Center in conjunction with the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Craig completed his fellowship training in rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his otolaryngology residency training at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He earned his medical degree at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago, IL, and he earned his bachelor's degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Dr. Craig is committed to providing the highest quality patient care and focuses on the management of complex sinus, nasal, and skull base disorders. Surgically he focuses on complex and revision endoscopic sinus surgery, advanced frontal sinus surgery, and more extended endoscopic approaches to treat pathology of the sinuses, cranial base, brain, and orbit. Complex pathologies affecting these areas include benign and malignant tumors, cysts, encephaloceles, and cerebrospinal fluid leaks.

In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Craig conducts clinical and translational research relating to complex sinus and skull base disease and surgery. He has presented his research at national conferences, and has published a number of articles in different peer-reviewed journals. His research interests have included improving topical medication delivery to the sinuses, developing new surgical maneuvers in both sinus and nasal surgery, cadaveric anatomy studies, and other topics in rhinology.

Read how a multi-disciplinary surgery by Dr. John Craig and Dr. Swapna Vemuri helped patient Natalie Zoccola find relief from a nasolacrimal duct obstruction.

Titles

Research Interests

  • Odontogenic sinusitis
  • Maneuvers to optimize sinus and nasal surgery
  • Endoscopic CSF leak repair
  • Outcomes in sinus and skull base surgery

Awards and Honors

  • Triologic Society Thesis (2019)
  • Outstanding Resident Teaching Award (2018 and 2020)
  • "Top Docs," Hour Detroit (2017 - present)

Languages

English

Gender

Male
Videos

Medical Myths: Sinus Headaches

Solutions for Skull Base and Pituitary Tumors

Blog Posts
  • 6 Things You Should Know About Chronic Runny Nose

    A chronic runny nose is more than an annoyance. It can also significantly affect your quality of life. Learn about the six things you should know about this condition as well as how to treat it.

  • What Is Sinusitis?

    Could your allergy-like symptoms actually be caused by sinusitis? An ENT doctor explains this common condition and how it can be treated.

  • Should You Still Rinse Your Sinuses During The COVID-19 Outbreak?

    If you have sinus issues and regularly use sinus rinsing (with a squeeze bottle or neti pot) to relieve symptoms, you may be wondering if it poses a risk of transmitting the novel coronavirus. Here's what you need to know. 

  • Is A Deviated Septum Causing Your Snoring Or Breathing Issues?

    Having a deviated septum (crooked nose) may cause breathing and sleep issues. How to know if your symptoms are caused by this, and how you can get relief.

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Locations

Henry Ford Medical Center - Fairlane
19401 Hubbard Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Allegiance Health
  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

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