Joseph Cramer,MD

About Joseph
Specialties:
  • Pediatrics

Dr. Joseph Grant Cramer is a board-certified pediatrician at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Rural Health Pediatrics Clinic. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Doctor of Medicine. He completed an internship at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, and a three-year Pediatric Residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. His most recent position was as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Primary Children’s Hospital with the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.


Dr. Cramer has served the Ridgecrest community since 2013 as a visiting physician. Recently he excitedly became a permanent member of the Rural Health Pediatrics team.


Prior to that, Dr. Cramer served at numerous temporary positions around the western United States including a free clinic in Salt Lake. He was President of the Utah Medical Association, and the Medical Director of Utah Medicaid before becoming a hospitalist. Shaping his career was almost 30 years in private practice.


Dr. Cramer was a weekly syndicated columnist for over eight years with the daily Utah Deseret News. He was also a member of the Editorial Board for the AAP News for three years. He is the father of five sons and 13 grandchildren. Janet Ashby Cramer is his amazing wife for over 40 years.