Mr Crane qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2007. After house jobs at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, he moved to London and completed his senior house officer training at St George's, Chelsea and Westminster, St Mary's and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Following this, he undertook specialist registrar training on the North West Thames Higher Surgical Training rotation. His specialist vascular surgery training took at place at St Marys' Hospital and specialist training in transplantation surgery at Hammersmith, St George's and Guy's Hospital.
In the hiatus between basic and higher surgical training, Mr Crane undertook a postgraduate research degree at Imperial College and St Mary's Hospital and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of London for his MD Thesis in the subject of haemodynamics and blood flow patterns in vascular surgery.
Mr Crane is a consultant vascular and transplant surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He is based primarily at the Hammersmith Hospital. He provides a kidney and pancreas transplantation service and has set up a program of vascular access surgery for haemodialysis patients, the first of its kind in North West London.