Dr. John A. Griffin, MD

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Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery • Male

11925 S State St
Draper, UT 84020
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Dr. Griffin's Experience

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Dr. Griffin's Care Philosophy

Dr. Griffin, MD, FACS, FASCRS is originally from Portland, Oregon. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in Southern California. After completing a General Surgery Residency in New York, he completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Florida. He is now practicing with Central Utah Clinic in Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah. His practice is designed to meet the highest standards set by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Surgery of colon and rectal cancers is done along with the medically necessary diagnostic and screening colonoscopy. Laparoscopy is available. Management of hereditary colon cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases, and benign disorders such as diverticular disease and polyps is provided. All common, benign and malignant, anorectal conditions are treated in the practice.


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997

Internship Hospital

Sound Shore Med Center

Residency Hospital

Sound Shore Med Center

Fellowship Hospital

Colon and Rectal Clinic Of Orlando

Undergraduate Schools

Walla Walla College

Languages Spoken by Dr. Griffin & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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