As a board certified family practitioner, Dr. Carlos Crudup helps patients prevent or manage health issues and achieve their highest quality of life. His personable and caring nature makes him a favorite among patients and a welcome addition to the JenCare family. "A pleasant bedside manner is extremely important to me," he says. "So is patient satisfaction. I spend a lot of time listening to and supporting my patients, so they have a positive healthcare experience and a voice in their care. These interactions—and seeing patients' health improve—are two of the best things about my job."
A native Chicagoan, Dr. Crudup grew up on the South Side and graduated from De La Salle High School. After receiving an undergraduate degree from Morehouse College, Dr. Crudup earned his medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. He then completed an internship and residency in internal/family medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago/Advocate Christ Hospital. His career accomplishments include many awards and recognitions for excellence in medicine, including the Honored Member Cambridge/Metropolitan Who’s Who Recognition Award, the Outstanding Clinical Practice Award and the Quality Cardiovascular Assurance and Stroke Care Award. Dr. Crudup is a Faculty member at the University of Chicago and oversees the preceptor 3rd year students during their Family Medicine rotation.
Dedicated to helping the community thrive, Dr. Crudup devotes time and expertise to various grassroots organizations. Along with being active in the Chicago Medical School Homeless Healthcare program, he volunteers for the Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program—which helps increase the number of health professionals from under-represented minority groups in the community. Dr. Crudup has also served on the board for The Provident Foundation, an organization that assists college-aged students who want to attend medical or nursing school. He also worked at Christian Community Health Center which treats the underserved and HIV population.
Dr. Crudup and his wife have two children. He enjoys family activities, reading, watching movies, traveling and sports—especially golf, basketball and football.