Chad M. Craig, MD

Dr. Craig obtained his Medical Degree at Boston University School of Medicine. Subsequently, he completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He has worked as a hospitalist since completing residency, and has previous appointments as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and more recently at Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons. At New York-Presbyterian’s Columbia University campus, he oversaw the inpatient medicine consultation and perioperative services, and remained actively involved in residency education in these areas.

He transitioned to the Hospital for Special Surgery in 2014, to become the medical director of the inpatient spine service. He partners closely with the spine surgery group in providing medical consultation for this complex surgical population.


Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery


Internal Medicine

Special Expertise

Medical education, perioperative medicine and co-management of surgical patients


MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2006


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2007


Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2009


ABIM, 2009

State Licensure

New York State

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Interests

Perioperative medicine

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Nitin Roper, MD

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.714.6314
Fax: 646.714.6215

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70thStreet
New York, NY 10021