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Dr. Blake Clifton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 37

Dr. Clifton

Dr. Blake Clifton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Crested Butte, CO and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.


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(970) 349-5103

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Clifton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clifton treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Clifton treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clifton treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Clifton treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Joint Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clifton treats Joint Pain more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Clifton treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Clifton's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

"Orthopedic surgeon Blake M. Clifton joins the team of multidisciplinary orthopedic & sports medicine experts at gO Orthopedics. Dr. Clifton enters the practice as a partner specializing in pediatric and adult sports medicine and total joint repl...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2015
University Of New Mexico Department Of Orthopaedics Fellowship In Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2014
Texas Tech Health Science Center Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Residency Hospital
2012
Cook Children's Hospital Department Of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Residency Hospital
2010
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
2009
University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
Brigham Young University
Undergraduate School
2015
2014
2012
2010
2009
2005

Languages

  • Japanese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Clifton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Clifton

4.9

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
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Wonderful Doctor, kind compassionate explained everything before my surgery and the outcomes afterwards. I feel great and can walk again without constant pain.
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Dr. Clifton is one amazing doctor. He did a hip replacement for me. I was using a walker, I would fall down because my hip would give out, my hip would lock up where I couldn't move. I was like that for almost 7 yrs until I saw Dr. Clifton. I am now at 6 month post surgery. walking without a...Read More
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Dr. Clifton is always there to ask about the concerns I have. He is great at listening and makes you feel like the only person on earth when he is listening to you. I highly recommend him for anyone who likes a doctor who is a good listener and who is good at their job. He is in it to help people,...Read More
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I had knee surgery on 5-9 and beforehand?, Dr Clifton listened to all of or questions and answered them. He returns calls quickly after I ha surgery and I got to talk to him. And he right away asked how I was doing. I will definitely recommend him to anyone.
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I have had total knee replacement on both knees within the last 7 months. I had not realized what major surgeries these were, but can report that my recoveries and healing have been amazing. Dr. Clifton pays such close attention to details such as the pre-operative instructions,his insistence upon...Read More
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