In his practice, Dr. Crone has spent his years as a general invasive cardiologist teaching his patients of the "team care" approach to complex cardiovascular diagnosis.
His interests include Coronary Heart Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Vascular Heart Disease, as well as primary and secondary prevention tools in caring for his patients.
Dr. Crone attended medical school at both Columbia University in New York City, and the University of Washington in Seattle. His academic career spanned 10 years in the United States Army, where he trained and subsequently taught residents and cardiology fellows. He went on to enjoy a 25 year private practice with a Seattle cardiology group, where he built two cardiac cath labs and was director of cardiology for over 20 years. He held an academic position as Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Crone and his wife then moved to Newberg and began his practice at Providence Newberg Medical Center in January 2006.
In his free time, Dr. Crone enjoys spending time with his family, the beauty of Oregon, and the history of wine and cooking.
Areas of expertise
Congestive heart failure; coronary artery disease; valvular heart disease; atrial fibrillation; stress testing with imaging; anticoagulation and lipid management
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Cardiac Fellowship: Letterman Army Medical Center
Position: Cardiovascular Laboratory Director, Providence Newberg Hospital