Deborah L. Crabbe, MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • General cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart disease in women
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease
Research Interests
  • Sex-differences in cardiac function in health and disease
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease
  • MD, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Research Fellowship, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Chief Residency, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Association of Black Cardiologists
Awards and Honors
  • Regional “Top Doc” Cardiovascular Medicine,  Philadelphia Magazine, 2018
  • “Community Gem” Award. Spectrum Health, 2017
  • Exceptional Woman in Cardiology, Castle and Connolly “Top Woman Doc”, 2017
  • Woman of Heart Honoree for the Go Red Campaign of the Great Rivers Affiliate Chapter of the American Heart Association, 2016
  • Woman of the Year” from Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. (Graduate Chapter) for her work in Women’s Health Advocacy, 2015
  • Castle and Connolly Regional “Top Doc” in Cardiovascular Medicine, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Multicultural Leadership Awardee from the Great Rivers Affiliate of the American Heart Association, 2015


Ratings & Reviews


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4.9 / 5.0


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  • 5.0
    November 19, 2018
    Dr. D. Crabbe & staff are the best. I have been a patient 3/2000. Never had any problems. Temple's CARDIAC CARE IS THE GREATEST.
  • 5.0
    November 05, 2018
    I like the fact that Dr. Crabbe takes the time to make sure that I understood the impact of my problems with my overall health. She is an excellent cardiologist to whom I would refer friends and family.
  • 5.0
    October 31, 2018
    Very, very good.
  • 5.0
    September 17, 2018
    So far, I been in her presence she been in my being in my health and I like her very much... she's very good...
  • 5.0
    September 11, 2018
    This is a good team; very reliable.
  • 5.0
    August 22, 2018
    Don't have bad experiences. I love my Doctor Crabbe.
  • 4.0
    August 21, 2018
    Too late for our appointment!
  • 5.0
    July 24, 2018
    Well experience everybody care.
  • 5.0
    June 21, 2018
    Very clear & concern shown for patient.
  • 5.0
    June 04, 2018
    Very professional and knowledgeable.
  • 5.0
    May 13, 2018
    Dr. Crabbe discussed all of the medications that I am taking.
  • 5.0
    April 18, 2018
    The care provider was very compassionate and concerned as to what was illing me or any other personal problems that is concerning me and causing me harm example blood pressure. Advised to follow up with my primary doctor and will send a report.
  • 5.0
    April 10, 2018