Dr. Clifford Black Jr, MD

Dr. Clifford Black Jr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Clifford Black Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Anniston, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Emory Univ Sch Of Med in 1983 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

1901 Leighton Ave

Anniston, AL 36207

Contact Information

(256) 240-9660

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

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57  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Us Military Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brooke Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brooke Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Georgia Tech
    Other Education | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Black Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Black Jr to family and friends
17 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Black Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Black is wonderful! He performed a revision to my gastric bypass which was originally completed by a different surgeon many years ago. He was very thorough and knowledgeable about what I needed and made me feel comfortable with the revision surgery. He answered all my questions and was not...more
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I had a gastric sleeve performed by Dr. Black on 5/9/17 and it was a great experience. I love Dr. Black and his staff but the surgery itself was okay also and I've had a lot of surgeries. Dr. Black explained everything in detail as far as the surgery itself and aftercare and took care of all the...more
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Dr. Black is the best! I have had three different surgeries from him and all have come out fine. I trust Dr Black on any surgery that He can do. He is very soft spoken, Great bed side manner. Use him, you want be sorry. I saw here some person rated him a one star. This person did not leave...more
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Dr Black is outstanding! Very thorough and caring. Was recommended by a friend who was his patient. He did my surgery for heartburn and obesity. No pain after surgery! Doing great. I could not find another surgeon who could fix both my problems and my private pay cost was lower by thousands...more
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Dr Black is very impressive. West Point graduate and top of his class at Emory Med school. He is very direct and honest. He does a great job and cares about his patients. My family all use him and wouldn't think of using anyone else. There is a reason so many patients come to him from great...more
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