Dr. Clifton Lord, MD

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Dr. Clifton Lord, MD
Born and raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts. Bachelor of Science Stonehill College 1974, UVM College of Medicine 1978. Practiced orthopedics for 15 years prior to a short stint in hospital administration and then retraining in addiction medicine. Practice in Addiction Medicine since 2006.

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Dr. Lord's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lord is an Addiction Medicine specialist. A 12 step approach to recovery from addictive disease. This requires rigorous honesty from client and doctor. I won't lie to you and I won't lie for you.

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Dr. Lord's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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I would highly recommend Dr Lord to all who need help in addiction medicine and chronic pain management. He practices the highest quality of care and is genuine. Dr Lord cares about his patients, listens, and keeps an open mind. He is the best.
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Dr. Lord says...

Born and raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts. Bachelor of Science Stonehill College 1974, UVM College of Medicine 1978.

Practiced orthopedics for 15 years prior to a short stint in hospital administration and then retraining in addiction medicine.

Practice in Addiction Medicine since 2006.

Dr. Lord's Care Philosophy

Dr. Lord is an Addiction Medicine specialist. A 12 step approach to recovery from addictive disease. This requires rigorous honesty from client and doctor. I won't lie to you and I won't lie for you.

Dr. Lord says...

Substance use disorders including in the context of chronic pain diagnoses/treatment.

12 step facilitated recovery counseling

Medication assisted treatment including buprenorphine and naltrexone for opioid use disorders.

Fellowship trained and certified in Addiction Medicine with American Board of Addiction Medicine Maintenance of Certification current. 

Dr. Lord's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Vermont.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Lord has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (5/8/2002)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr Clifton Frederick Lord

      Nature of Complaint:

      Disciplined by the State of Vermont for 11 cases of substandard care

      Action Taken:

      The Board accepted his resignation to practice medicine in the State of Massachusetts

    • State: Massachusetts
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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Vermont / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Bridgeport Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Bridgeport Hospital

    Completed in 1980

    Rhode Island Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
    Stonehill College

    Graduated in 1974

  • Other Education
    University Of Florida Addiction Medicine Fellowship

    Completed in 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Other
  • Pain Medicine

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