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Canice E. Crerand, Ph.D.
Pediatric Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
First Floor, Wood Ambulatory Care Building
34th and Civic Center Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Amanda Freund
Administrative Telephone: 215-590-2214
Administrative Fax: 215-590-2496

crerand@email.chop.edu

Link to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

 

 
Faculty Appointments
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2005 - present

Psychologist, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
Other Appointments
2003 - 2004

Research Associate
Weight and Eating Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
2004 - 2005 Instructor, Weight and Eating Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1992 - 1996 B.S. The Ohio State University (Psychology)
Summa Cum Laude
 
 1998 - 2001 M.A. MCP-Hahnemann University
(Clinical Psychology)
 
 2001 - 2004 Ph.D. Drexel University
(Clinical Psychology)
 
Postgraduate Training & Fellowship Appointments
2002 - 2003 APA-Accredited Pre-doctoral Internship
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National Societies
  • 1998-present American Psychological Association
  • 1999-present Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • 2006-present American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association
Scientific Committees
Data Standards Committee, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
 
Research
07/01/10 - 06/30/15 Body Image in Adolescents with Craniofacial Conditions (K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Award)
 
10/01/09 - 09/30/14 Quality of Life in Children with Clefts
 
07/01/08 - ongoing Psychosocial Adjustment in Parents of Infants with Cleft Lip and/or Palate: The Impact of Prenatal vs. Postnatal Diagnosis
 
07/01/08 - ongoing Pre- and Post-Operative Psychosocial Functioning in Adolescents with Breast Anomalies
 
07/01/07 - 06/30/09 Craniofacial Program Portrait Project
 
07/01/06 - 06/30/07 Development of a Screening Instrument to Assess Psychosocial Risk Factors and Symptoms in a Pediatric Plastic Surgery Population
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE. Body image and cosmetic medical treatments. Body Image 1(1):99-111, Jan. 2004.
  2. Menefee LA, Frank ED, Crerand CE, Jalali S, Park J, Sanschagrin K, Besser M. The effects of transdermal fentanyl on driving, cognitive performance, and balance in patients with chronic nonmalignant pain conditions. Pain Medicine 5(1):42-49, Mar. 2004.
  3. Sarwer DB, Cohn NI, Gibbons LM, Magee L, Crerand CE, Raper SE, Rosato EF, Williams NN, Wadden TA. Psychiatric diagnoses and psychiatric treatment among bariatric surgery candidates. Obesity Surgery 14(9):1148-1156, Oct. 2004.
  4. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Magee L, Gibbons LM, Lowe MR, Bartlett SP, Becker DG, Glat PM, LaRossa D, Low DW, Whitaker LA. Rate of body dysmorphic disorder among patients seeking facial cosmetic procedures. Psychiatric Annals 34(12):958-965, 2004.
  5. Crerand CE, Phillips KA, Menard W, Fay C. Non-psychiatric medical treatment of body dysmorphic disorder. Psychosomatics 46(6):549-555, Nov./Dec. 2005.
  6. Crerand CE, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Kuehnel RH, Gibbons LM, Brock JR, Williams NN. A comparison of weight histories in women with class III vs. class I-II obesity. Obesity 14(Suppl 2):63S-69S, Mar. 2006.
  7. Gibbons LM, Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Fabricatore AN, Kuehnel RH, Lipschutz PE, Raper SE, Williams NN, Wadden TA. Previous weight loss experiences of bariatric surgery candidates: How much have patients dieted prior to surgery? Obesity 14(Suppl 2):70S-76S, Mar. 2006.
  8. Allison KC, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Crerand CE, Gibbons LM, Stack RM, Stunkard AJ, Williams NN. Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: Prevalence and related features. Obesity 14(Suppl 2):77S-82S, Mar. 2006.
  9. Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Kuehnel RH, Lipschutz PE, Raper SE, Williams NN. Self-reported eating behaviors of extremely obese persons seeking bariatric surgery: A factor analytic approach. Obesity 14(Suppl 2):83S-89S, Mar. 2006.
  10. Wadden TA, Butryn ML, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Crerand CE, Lipschutz PE, Faulconbridge L, Raper SE, Williams NN. Comparison of psychosocial status in treatment-seeking women with class III vs. class I-II obesity. Obesity 14(Suppl 2):90S-98S, Mar. 2006.
  11. Crerand CE, Franklin ME, Sarwer DB. Body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006; 118(7): 167e-180e.
  12. Wadden TA, Butryn ML, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Crerand CE, Lipschutz PE, Faulconbridge L, Raper S, Williams NN. Comparison of psychosocial status in treatment-seeking women with class III vs. class I-II obesity. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(2):138-145, Mar./Apr. 2006.
  13. Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Kuehnel RH, Lipschutz PE, Raper SE, Williams NN. Self-reported eating behaviors of extremely obese persons seeking bariatric surgery: A factor analytic approach. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(2):146-152, Mar./Apr. 2006.
  14. Allison KC, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Crerand CE, Gibbons LM, Stack RM, Stunkard AJ, Williams NN. Night eating syndrome and binge eating disorder among persons seeking bariatric surgery: Prevalence and related features. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(2):153-158, Mar./Apr. 2006.
  15. Gibbons LM, Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Fabricatore AN, Kuehnel RH, Lipschutz PE, Raper SE, Williams NN, Wadden TA. Previous weight loss experiences of bariatric surgery candidates: How much have patients dieted prior to surgery? Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(2):159-164, Mar./Apr. 2006.
  16. Crerand CE, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Fabricatore AN, Kuehnel RH, Gibbons LM, Brock JR, Williams NN. A comparison of weight histories in women with class III vs. class I-II obesity. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(2):165-170, Mar./Apr. 2006.
  17. Fabricatore AN, Crerand CE, Wadden TA, Sarwer DB, Krasucki JL. How do mental health professionals evaluate candidates for bariatric surgery? Survey results. Obesity Surgery 16(5):567-573, May 2006.
  18. Gustafson TB, Gibbons, LM, Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Fabricatore AN, Wadden TA, Raper SE, Williams NN. History of sexual abuse among bariatric surgery candidates. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 2(3):369-374, May/June 2006.
  19. Crerand CE, Wadden TA, Foster GD, Sarwer DB, Paster LM, and Berkowitz RI. Changes in obesity-related attitudes in women seeking weight reduction. Obesity 15(3):740-747, Mar. 2007.
  20. Bowe WP, Leyden JJ, Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Margolis DJ. Body dysmorphic disorder symptoms among patients with acne vulgaris. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 57(2):222-230, Aug. 2007.
  21. Lowe MR, Trappe KA, Annunziato RA, Riddell LJ, Coletta MC, Crerand CE, Didie ER, Ochner CN, McKinney S. The effect of training in reduced energy density eating and food self-monitoring accuracy on weight loss maintenance. Obesity 16(9):2016-2023, Sept. 2008.
  22. Crerand CE, Franklin ME, Sarwer DB. Patient safety: Body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 122(4S):1-15, 2008.
  23. Lowe MR, Butryn ML, Didie ER, Annunziato RA, Thomas JG, Crerand CE, Ochner CN, Coletta MC, Bellace D, Wallaert M, Halford J. The Power of Food Scale: A new measure of the psychological influence of the food environment. Appetite 53(1):114-118, Aug. 2009.
  24. Annunziato RA, Timko CA, Crerand CE, Didie ER, Bellace DL, Phelan S, Kerzhnerman I, Lowe MR. An examination of differential meal replacement adherence in a weight loss maintenance program. Eating Behaviors 10(3):176-83, 2009.
  25. Crerand CE, Menard W, Phillips KA. Surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures among persons with body dysmorphic disorder. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2010 (in press).
Reviews in Peer-Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE. Psychological issues in patient outcomes. [Review] Facial Plastic Surgery 18(2):125-133, May 2002.
  2. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Didie ER. Body dysmorphic disorder in cosmetic surgery patients. [Review] Facial Plastic Surgery 19 (1):7-17, Feb. 2003.
  3. Sarwer DB, Gibbons LM, Crerand CE. Cognitive behavioral treatment of body dysmorphic disorder. [Review] Psychiatric Annals 34(12):934-941, 2004.
  4. Wadden TA, Crerand CE, Brock J. Behavioral treatment of obesity. [Review] Psychiatric Clinics of North America 28(1):151-170, 2005.
  5. Crerand CE, Franklin ME, Sarwer DB. Body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery. [Review] Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 118(7):167e-180e, Dec. 2006.
  6. Crerand CE, Infield AL, Sarwer DB. Psychological considerations in cosmetic breast augmentation. [Review] Plastic Surgical Nursing 27(3):146-154, July-Sept. 2007.
  7. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE. Body dysmorphic disorder and appearance enhancing medical treatments. [Review] Body Image 5(1):50-58, Mar. 2008.
  8. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Magee L. Body dysmorphic disorder in patients who seek appearance-enhancing medical treatments. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, in press.
  9. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB. Cosmetic treatments and body dysmorphic disorder. Psychiatric Annals 40(7):344-348, July 2010.
Abstracts (Past 3 Years)
  1. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Didie ER, Gibbons LM. Group cognitive behavioral treatment for body dysmorphic disorder. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 40th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, 2006.
  2. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Bartlett SP, Whitaker LA. Psychosocial functioning in parents of adolescents with and without craniofacial conditions. Oral presentation at the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2007.
  3. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Baker A, McGinn KM. Body image and psychosocial functioning in adolescents with craniofacial conditions. Oral presentation at the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 2008.
  4. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Sywulak L. Teasing, body image, self-concept, and psychosocial functioning in adolescents with visible differences. Poster presentation at Appearance Matters 3 Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, July 2008.
  5. Crerand CE, Menard W, Phillips KA. Surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures among persons with body dysmorphic disorder. Poster presentation at the American Psychi-atric Association 2008 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2008. APA NR6-101, 2008.
  6. Auerbach JD, Crerand CE, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Flynn JM, Bastrom T, Bowe WP, Newton PO. Body image in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Validation of the body image disturbance questionnaire, scoliosis version. Oral presentation at 2009 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Sept. 2009.
  7. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Bartlett SP, Whitaker LA. The Craniofacial Program Portrait Project: Integrating art into treatment. Poster presentation at the International Society for Craniofacial Surgery XIII Biennial International Congress, Oxford, England, Sept. 2009.
  8. Crerand CE. Psychosocial impact of craniofacial anomalies. Oral presentation at the Pre-Conference Symposium of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association, Ft. Worth, Texas, Mar. 2010.
  9. Crerand CE, Sarwer DB, Bartlett SP, Whitaker LA, Pennie J, Yanelli A, Shanks N. The Craniofacial Program Portrait Project. Poster presentation at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Ft. Worth, Texas, Mar. 2010.
Editorials, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Sarwer DB, Magee L, Crerand, CE. Cosmetic surgery and cosmetic medical treatments. In JK Thompson (Ed). Handbook of Eating Disorders and Obesity. New York: Wiley, 2004, pp 718-737.
  2. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Gibbons LM. Body dysmorphic disorder and aesthetic surgery. Part I, Chap. 2 in F Nahai (Ed). The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 2005, pp. 33-56.
  3. Bartlett SP, Crerand CE. Discussion. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 118(1):182-183, 2006.
  4. Crerand CE, Wadden TA, Berkowitz RI. Pharmacologic treatment of adolescent obesity. Sect. 9, Chap. 17 in Sothern MS, Gordon S, von Almen TK (Eds.). Handbook of Pediatric Obesity: Clinical Management. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2006, pp. 211-222.
  5. Crerand CE, Cash TF, Whitaker LA. Cosmetic surgery of the face. In Sarwer DB, Pruzinsky T, Cash TF, Goldwyn RM, Persing JA, Whitaker LA (Eds.). The Psychological Aspects of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2006, pp. 233-249.
  6. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Gibbons LM. Cosmetic procedures to enhance body shape and muscularity. In Thompson JK, Cafri G (Eds). The Muscular Ideal: Psychological, Social and Medical Perspectives. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2007, pp. 183-198.
  7. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Gibbons LM. Psychological aspects of cosmetic surgery. Part III, Chap. 15 in Friedberg BL (Ed.). Anesthesia in Cosmetic Surgery. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007, pp. 182-198.
  8. Crerand CE, Gibbons LM, Sarwer DB. Psychological characteristics of revision rhinoplasty patients. Sect. I, Chap. 4 in Becker DG, Park SS (Eds.). Revision Rhinoplasty. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2007, pp. 32-41.
  9. Sarwer DB, Infield AL, Crerand CE. Plastic surgery for children and adolescents. Chap. 15 in Thompson JK, Smolak L (Eds.). Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Obesity in Youth, 2nd Edition. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2008, pp. 341-366.
  10. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE. Psychological evaluation of cosmetic surgery patients. In Young VL (Ed.). Patient Safety in Plastic Surgery. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 2009 (in press).
  11. Sarwer DB, Crerand CE, Magee L. Cosmetic surgery and changes in body image. Chap. 45 in Cash TF & Smolak L (Eds). Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention, 2nd Edition. New York: Guilford Press, (in press).
  12. Magee L, Crerand CE, Sarwer DB. Psychosocial impact of lower extremity disfigure-ment. In Pu, Levine, & Wei (Eds). Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Extremity. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing (in press)

 

 
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