Dr. Clifton Lord, MD

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Age 65
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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.

15 State St

Windsor, VT 05089

Contact Information

(802) 674-9400

Dr. Clifton Lord, MD

Dr. Clifton Lord, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care

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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 Experience

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


  • Addiction Medicine
  • Other
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

1 Sanction
  • 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
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stonehill College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Bridgeport Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida Addiction Medicine Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lord has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Lord's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lord to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lord's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Springfield, VT |
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 accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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    Federal Employee Program
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care

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Hospitals where Dr. Lord has admitting privileges

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
289 County Rd
Windsor, VT 05089
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