John E. Croom, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department(s) of Neurology
Saint Luke's Hospital
Education and Background

M.D. - University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Internship - Internal Medicine - Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency - Neurology - Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship - Neurophysiology (Clinical) and Epilepsy - Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Meet John Croom
Biography

Dr. John Croom is the Medical Director of Saint Luke’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He graduated medical school from the M.D./Ph.D. Program at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship and residency in neurology at the Harvard Medical School Neurology Training Program/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass. He then completed a two year epilepsy fellowship and was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School before joining Saint Luke’s in 2006.

Dr. Croom’s clinical interest is treating patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders. He also has particular interest in reviewing surgical options for patients with seizures that do not respond to medications.

Selected Publications

Upadrashta BS, Croom JE, Kopp WC, Withers JW, Richerson HB.  T cell localization in rabbit models of acute and chronic experimental hypersensitivity pneumonitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1988; 81: 821-828.

Croom JE, Barron KW, Chandler MJ, Foreman RD.  Cutaneous blood flow increases in the rat hindpaw during dorsal column stimulation. Brain Res 1996; 728: 281-286.

Croom JE, Foreman RD, Chandler MJ, Koss MC, Barron KW.  Role of nitric oxide in cutaneous blood flow increases in the rat hindpaw during dorsal column stimulation. Neurosurgery 1997; 40: 565-571.

Croom JE, Foreman RD, Chandler MJ, Barron KW.  Cutaneous vasodilation during dorsal column stimulation is mediated by dorsal roots and calcitonin gene-related peptide.  Amer. J. Physiol 1997; 272 (Heart Circ. Physiol. 41): H950-H957.

Croom JE, Foreman RD, Chandler MJ, Barron KW.  Reevaluation of the role of the sympathetic nervous system in cutaneous vasodilation during dorsal spinal cord stimulation: are multiple mechanisms involved?  Neuromodulation 1998; 1: 91-101.

Barron KW, Croom JE, Ray CA, Chandler MJ, Foreman RD.  Spinal integration of antidromic mediated cutaneous vasodilation during dorsal spinal cord stimulation in the rat.  Neurosci. Lett  1999; 260: 173-176.

Mishra M, Banday M, Derakhshani R, Croom J, Camarata P.  A Quantitative EEG Method for Detecting Post Clamp Changes During Carotid Endarterectomy.  J Clin Monit Comput 2011; 25: 295-308. DOI 10.1007/s10877-011-9308-y

Reviews/Chapters/Editorials

Croom JE, Schomer DL.  EEG: Its uses and limitations. Practical Neurology 2002; 1(10): 36-41.

Croom JE.  Absence Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2005 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2004. p. 741.

Croom JE.  Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2005 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2004. p. 742.

Croom JE.  Partial Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2005 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2004. p. 743.

Croom JE.  Febrile Seizures. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2005 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2004. p. 744.

Croom JE.  Status Epilepticus. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2005 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2004. p. 780.

Croom JE.  Absence Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2006 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2005. p. 763.

Croom JE.  Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2006 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2005. p. 764.

Croom JE.  Partial Seizure Disorder. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2006 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2005. p. 765.

Croom JE.  Febrile Seizures. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2006 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2005. p. 766.

Croom JE.  Status Epilepticus. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2006 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby;2005. p. 801

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Absence Seizure Disorder.  In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2007 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 810.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure Disorder.  In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2007 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. pp. 811-812.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Partial Seizure Disorder.  In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2007 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 813.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Febrile Seizures.  In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2007 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 814.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Status Epilepticus.  In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2007 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 850.

Croom JE, Laroche S.  Absence Seizures. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2008 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 819.

Croom JE, Laroche S.  Febrile Seizures. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2008 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 820.

Croom JE, Laroche S.  Status Epilepticus. In: Ferri’s Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2008 (Ferri, FF). Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2007. p. 859.

Croom JE, Wachtel TJ.  Seizure Disorders. In: Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient (Wachtel TJ, Fretwell MD). Philadelphia (PA): Mosby Elsevier; 2007.   pp. 169-171.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Absence Seizures. In 2010 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2009. p. 904.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Febrile Seizures. In 2010 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2009. pp. 905-906.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures. In 2010 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2009. pp. 907-908.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Partial Seizures. In 2010 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2009. pp. 909-910.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Status Epilepticus. In 2010 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2009. p. 948.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Absence Seizures. In 2011 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2011. p. 993.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Febrile Seizures. In 2011 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2011. pp. 994.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures. In 2011 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2011. pp. 995-996.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Partial Seizures. In 2011 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2011. pp. 997-998.

Croom JE, Hewitt WH.  Status Epilepticus. In 2011 Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (Ferri, FF).  Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier Mosby; 2011. p. 1037.