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Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA

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Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA

Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

On staff since September 2007

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, UW

"As an athlete and physician, I appreciate the importance of preventing injury for athletes at all levels of competition. My focus is on listening to the athlete and working with them to develop an appropriate plan so that they may achieve their specific goal"

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (Non-ABMS)
Sports Medicine
Medical/Professional School
SUNY School of Medicine - Buffalo, Buffalo
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, Columbia
Residency
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New England Medical Center, Boston
Fellowship
Sports Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
FellowAmerican College of Sports Medicine 2013
Medical Staff Teamwork, Leadership and Caring AwardUniversity of Washington Medical Center 2011
Outstanding Resident Research AwardPutnam A, Krabak BJ, Bandolin S: Impact of Ankle Braces on Skill Performance in Soccer Players.University of Washington 2011
Best Doctor, Washington StateWashington Magazine 2010
Best Doctors in America 2009
Marquis - Whose who in America 2009
USA Swimming, High Performance Award-Sports Medicine and Science 2008
American Association of Physiatrists Education Research Fund Best Research Paper Award: Fish DE, Krabak BJ, Johnson-Greene DJ and deLateur BJ. Optimal Resistance Training: Comparison of the DeLorme 2004
American Medical Association / Glaxo-Wellcome Achievement and Leadership Award 1996

Publications

Interspinous Ligament Calcification in a Collegiate Gymnast.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2014 Feb 5
Dissecting the Doctor-Dancer Relationship: Health Care Decision Making Among American Collegiate Dancers.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2013 Sep 10
Injury and illnesses prevention for ultramarathoners.
Current sports medicine reports , 2013 May-Jun: 12(3)183-9
Comparison of dry-land training programs between age groups of swimmers.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2013 Apr: 5(4)303-9
Comparison of Dry-Land Training Programs Between Age Groups of Swimmers
PM R , Jan. 29, 2013
Injury and Illnesses Prevention for Ultra-Marathoners Curr Sports Med Rep.
, 2013
Evaluation of the Shoulder
Shoulder Disorders: A Pocket Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment. , 2013: Nagler H and Singh R (Eds) Totawa,: Humana
Improving the doctor-dancer encounter: an examination of healthcare seeking behavior, wants, and needs among community non-patient dancers
Int Assoc Dance Med and Science Annual Meeting, Singapore , Oct. 2012
Impact of Ankle Bracing on Skill Performance in Recreational Soccer Players
PM R. , Aug. 2012: 4(8)574-9
Shoulder Injuries in the Skeletally Immature Baseball Pitcher and Recommendation for Prevention of Injury
PM R. , July 2012: 4(7)509-16
Impact of ankle bracing on skill performance in recreational soccer players.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2012 Aug: 4(8)574-9
Evaluation of Shoulder Injuries in the Youth Athlete
Pediatric Annals 2012 , June 1, 2012: 41(6)243-8
Paget-Schroetter Syndome in a Competitive Swimmer
American College of Sports Medicine , June 2012
Shoulder injuries in the skeletally immature baseball pitcher and recommendations for the prevention of injury.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2012 Jul: 4(7)509-16
Evaluation of shoulder injuries in the youth athlete.
Pediatric annals , 2012 Jun: 41(6)243-8
Prospective Cohort Study of Acute Kidney Injury in Multi-Day Ultramarathon Runners.
Academic Emergency Medicine , April 2012
Association Between Hypermobility and Prior Injury in Collegiate Swimmers
Amer Med Soc Sports Medicine , April 2012
Foot Problems and Care.
Wilderness Medicine, 6th edition , 2012: Auerbach PS (Ed) Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier,580-593
Concussion and Head Injuries in Baseball Players.
Sports Medicine of Baseball , 2012: Dines, ElAttrache, Yocum, Alctchek, Andrews (Eds) Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott William & Wilkins359-371
Barefoot Running: Point-Counterpoint
PMR , Dec. 2011: 3(12)1142-9
Study of injury and illness rates in multiday ultramarathon runners.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise , 2011 Dec: 43(12)2314-20
Barefoot running.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2011 Dec: 3(12)1142-9
Epidemiology of youth sports concussion.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2011 Nov: 22(4)565-75, vii
Cervical spine pain in the competitive athlete.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2011 Aug: 22(3)459-71, viii
The influence of pediatric autonomic dysfunction on recovery after concussion.
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2010 Nov: 20(6)491-2
Chronic knee synovitis in an adolescent dancer.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2010 Jun: 573-5
Chronic knee synovitis in an adolescent dancer.
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2010 Jun: 2(6)573-5
The practice of physical and rehabilitation medicine in sub-Saharan Africa and Antarctica: a white paper or a black mark?
Journal of rehabilitation medicine : official journal of the UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine , 2009 May: 41(6)401-5
The practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation in subSaharan Africa and Antarctica: A white paper or a black mark?
PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation , 2009 May: 1(5)421-6
Examination and treatment of pediatric injuries of the hip and pelvis.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2008 May: 305-18, ix
Shoulder and elbow injuries in the adolescent athlete.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2008 May: 271-85, viii
Examination and treatment of pediatric injuries of the hip and pelvis.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2008 May: 19(2)305-18, ix
Shoulder and elbow injuries in the adolescent athlete.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America , 2008 May: 19(2)271-85, viii
Functional rehabilitation of lumbar spine injuries in the athlete.
Sports medicine and arthroscopy review , 2008 Mar: 16(1)47-54
Augmented exercise in the treatment of deconditioning from major burn injury.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation , 2007 Dec: S18-23
Augmented exercise in the treatment of deconditioning from major burn injury.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation , 2007 Dec: 88(12 Suppl 2)S18-23
Chronic lateral knee pain in a cyclist: popliteal artery entrapment.
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , Sept. 2007: 401-3
Acute bacterial sacroiliitis in an adult: a case report and review of the literature.
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation , 2007 Oct: 88(10)1357-9
Chronic lateral knee pain in a cyclist: popliteal artery entrapment.
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2007 Sep: 17(5)401-3
Musculoskeletal education in physical medicine and rehabilitation residency programs: graduating resident perspective.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2007 Jun: 493-8
Musculoskeletal education in physical medicine and rehabilitation residency programs: graduating resident perspective.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2007 Jun: 86(6)493-8
Musculoskeletal education in physical medicine and rehabilitation residency programs.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2004 Oct: 785-90
Musculoskeletal education in physical medicine and rehabilitation residency programs.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2004 Oct: 83(10)785-90
Optimal resistance training: comparison of DeLorme with Oxford techniques.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2003 Dec: 903-9
Optimal resistance training: comparison of DeLorme with Oxford techniques.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists , 2003 Dec: 82(12)903-9
Practical nonoperative management of rotator cuff injuries.
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2003 Mar: 102-5
Practical nonoperative management of rotator cuff injuries.
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2003 Mar: 13(2)102-5
Tug of war: introduction to the sport and an epidemiological injury study among elite pullers.
Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports , 2002 Apr: 12(2)117-24

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Ultramarathon MedicineSingapore Sports Institute SingaporeMarch 2013
Injuries in the Youth and Adult Throwing AthleteAAPMR National AssemblyAtlanta GANov. 2012
Improving the doctor-dancer encounter: an examination of healthcare seeking behavior, wants, and needs among community non-patient dancersInt Assoc Dance Med and Science Annual MeetingSingaporeOct. 2012
Correlation between static and dynamic core strength and rates of injury in collegiate dancersInt Assoc Dance Med and Science AnnualSingaporeOct. 2012
Elbow and Forearm Injuries and ConditionAMSSM Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review CourseLake Tahoe, NevadaJune 2012
Knee InjuriesAMSSM Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review CourseLake Tahoe, NevadaJune 2012
Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries and ConditionAMSSM Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review CourseLake Tahoe, Nevada.June 2012
Exercise Associated CollapseAMSSM Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review Course Lake Tahoe, Nevada.June 2012
Ultra-Marathon MedicineNorthwest Athletic Trainers Association Annual MeetingSeattle WAApril 2012
UltraEvent: Medical Challenges and ObservationsUnited States Olympic Marathon Trials Sports Medicine SymposiumHouston TexasJan. 2012

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Dryland Training in Age-Group and Collegiate Swimmers 2011
Hypermobility, Strength and Injury Rates in Professional Ballet Dancers 2011
Validity and Reliability of an Upper Extremity Functional Screening Tool in Swimmers.USA Swimming Sports Medicine and Science Committee 2011
Hypermobility, Strength and Injury Rates in Collegiate Swimmers 2011
Impact of Ankle Braces onWalter Stolov Fund $2000 2010 - 2012
Hypermobility and Injury Rates in Collegiate Gymnastics. 2010
Effects of Graduated Compression Stocking on Physiological and Sensation Responses during Sub-Maximal Running in Elite Collegiate Running Athletes $45,000 2010
Endurance Adventure Race StudyRacingThePlanet, Abbot Laboratory, and Garmin $40,000 2005
Musculoskeletal Knowledge and Perception of Education for Incoming and Graduating Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ResidentsPhysiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation $5000.00Jan. 1, 2003

Primary Office

University of Washington
UW Box 354060 - Sports Medicine Center
3800 Montlake Blvd NE
Seattle, WA 98195
206-520-5000

Additional Offices

Seattle Children's
OA.9.120.1 - Orthopedics Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2109

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