Dr. Blake C. Clifton, MD

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Dr. Blake C. Clifton, MD

Sports Medicine | Male

Alpine Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 112 W Spencer Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 Get Directions
(970) 641-6788

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Dr. Clifton specializes in Sports Medicine and practices in Gunnison, CO. He practices at 3 locations.

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    • Cofinity
    • Medicaid of Colorado
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    in Gunnison, CO |
    Dr. Clifton is amazing at everything he does. He is a great surgeon and is very professional with his patients. He has a very calm personality that reassures everything will be taken care of properly and with care. Dr. Clifton is one of the best doctors I have visited.
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    Had right knee replaced and Dr. Clifton was very knowledgeable and compasionate. He answered any questions immediately I am very satisfied.
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    A real gentleman! Dr. Clifton's calm demeanor and attention to detail is outstanding. I would recommend him to young and old!
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    Dr Clifton communicates very well and is very helpful. He also returns patient calls promptly.
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    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine
    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Rehabilitation Orthopedic Surgery
    • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Men's Sports Medicine
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Hand Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Injury
    • Ankle Instability
    • Ankle Laxity
    • Ankle Ligament Rupture
    • Ankle Misalignment
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Avulsion Fracture
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Shoulder Blade
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Colles' Fracture
    • Complex Fractures
    • Compound Fracture
    • Compression Fracture
    • Distal Radius Fracture
    • Elbow Fracture
    • Extra-Articular Fracture
    • Femur Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fractured Lower Leg
    • Hand Fracture
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Intra-Articular Fracture
    • Joint Fracture
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Knee Tendinitis
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Metatarsal Fracture
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
    • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
    • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Toe
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathologic Fracture
    • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
    • Pediatric Fractures
    • Pediatric Sports Injuries
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Muscle Strain
    • Shoulder Sprain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis
    • Simple Fractures
    • Sports Injuries of the Knee
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia Fracture
    • Toe Fractures
    • Upper Extremity Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 2009

    • Internship Hospital
      Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

      Completed in 2010

    • Residency Hospital
      Cook Children's Hospital Department Of Pediatric Orthopaedics

      Completed in 2012

      Texas Tech Health Science Center Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

      Completed in 2014

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of New Mexico Department Of Orthopaedics Fellowship In Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine

      Completed in 2015

    • Undergraduate School
      Brigham Young University

      Graduated in 2005

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Japanese
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    • Specializes in Sports Medicine
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
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    Dr. Clifton's Office & Staff

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients