Kendall P. Crookston, M.D., Ph.D.

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Professor, Laboratory Medicine / Transfusion Medicine


Education and Certification Information

Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, WA (1998-1999)
Specialty in Transfusion Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine (1995-1998, Chief Resident, 1997-1998)
Specialty in Laboratory Medicine

Medical School:
University of Virginia, Doctor of Medicine (1995), Doctor of Philosophy: Biochemistry (1994)

Board Certifications:
Diplomate in Transfusion Medicine, S-99-123 (lifetime), 7/30/1999, American Board of Pathology
Diplomate in Clinical Pathology, 98-567 (lifetime), 11/11/1998, American Board of Pathology
Voluntary Recertification in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine, RC-14066, 1/1/2014-1/1/2024, American Board of Pathology


  • Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine
  • Coagulation and Hemostasis
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Medical Education

Selected Publications:

    Crookston KP, Pritchard A, Simon TL. Recruitment and Screening of Donors and the Collection, Processing, and Testing of Blood In: Simon TL, McCullough J, Snyder EL, Solheim BG, Strauss RG, eds. Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wiley-Blackwell & AABB Press; 2016:30-42.
  • Crookston, KP, Koenig, SC, Reyes. Transfusion reaction identification and management at the bedside. Journal of Infusion Nursing 38:104-113, 2015.

  • Linz, W, Chhibber, V, Crookston, KP, Vrielink, H, Eds. Principles of Apheresis Technology, 5th Ed., American Society for Apheresis, 2014.

  • Winters, JL, Crookston, KP, Eder, Delaney, M, Eder, AF, Kiss, Linz, W, Sarode, RS, Schwartz, J, Shaz, B, and Szczepiorkowski, ZM, Eds. Therapeutic apheresis: A physician’s handbook, 4th Ed., AABB Press, 2013.

  • Roldan CA, Sibbitt WL, Jr., Qualls CR, Jung RE, Greene ER, Gasparovic CM, Hayek RA, Charlton GA, Crookston K. Libman-sacks endocarditis and embolic cerebrovascular disease. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2013;6: 973-83.

  • Winters, JL, Crookston, KP, Eder, AF, King, KE, Kiss, JE, Sarode, RS, and Szczepiorkowski, ZM, et al, Eds. Therapeutic apheresis: A physician’s handbook, 3rd Ed., AABB Press, In Press 2013.

  • Crookston, KP, Sibbitt, WL, Chandler, WL, Qualls, CR, Roldan, CA. Circulating microparticles in neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases 16:72-80, 2013.

  • Marshall CS, Andrzejewski C, Carey PM, Crookston KP, Li Y, Lopez-Plaza I, Sachais BS, Schwartz J, Winters JL, Wong ECC, Wu Y. Milestones for apheresis education. J Clin Apheresis. 27:242-246, 2012.

  • Strauss RG, and Crookston KP. Complications of Therapeutic Apheresis. In: Popovsky MA, ed. Transfusion Reactions. 4th Edition. Bethesda, MD: AABB Press; pp.407-437, 2012

  • Crookston, KP, and Novak, DJ. Physiology of Apheresis. In: McLeod, BC, et al, eds. Principles of Therapeutic Apheresis. 3rd ed., AABB Press, 2010.

  • Crookston, KP, Richter, DM. Teaching and learning apheresis medicine: The Bermuda Triangle in education. J Clin Apheresis 25:338-346. 2010.

  • Smith BR, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, Anastasi J, Baron B, Berg, A, Bock, JL, Campbell, S, Crookston, KP, Fitzgerald, R, Fung, M, Haspel, R, Howe, JG, Jhang, J, Kamoun, M, Koethe, S, Krasowski, MD, Landry, ML, Marques, MB, Rinder, HM, Roberts, W, Schreiber, WE, Spitalnik, SL, Tormey, CA, Wolf, P, Wu, YY. Educating medical students in laboratory medicine: a proposed curriculum. Am J Clin Pathol 133: 533-42, 2010.

  • Wagenman, BL, Townsend, KT, and Crookston, KP, The laboratory approach to inherited and acquired coagulation factor deficiencies. Clinics in Laboratory Medicine 29:229-252, 2009.

  • Marinaro J, Smith, J, Tawil, I, Billstrand, M, and Crookston KP. HBOC-201 use in traumatic brain injury: Case report and review of literature. Transfusion 49: 2054-9, 2009.

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