4508 38th Street, Suite 133, Columbus, NE 68601
PHONE (402) 562-4700  |  TOLL FREE 1-877-263-3644

Dr. Ian D. Crabb

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Originally from New York, Dr. Crabb graduated from the New York University School of Medicine, and completed his internship, research fellowship and residency at the University of Rochester. He then served as the Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, and later the Department Head of Orthopaedics, at the Navy Hospital in Naples, Italy. Upon returning stateside, he spent two years providing care at the San Diego Naval Medical Center.

Most recently, Dr. Crabb has served as an orthopaedic surgeon at OrthoWest in Omaha, in addition to being the Medical Director at the Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital. He is a former member of the Board of Councilors and as a Leadership Fellow with the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Crabb has been practicing orthopaedics for over 25 years and has developed a special interest in the complex problems of the hand and wrist. He will begin seeing patients the week of October 31 with the Columbus Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic.


  • Undergraduate: Amherst College, Amherst, MA
  • Medical: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Nebraska Medical Association
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Dr. Crabb

Ian D. Crabb, MD

Dr. Crabb specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:

  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • General Orthopedics
  • Total Joint Replacement