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Dr. Craig Clear, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Clear

Dr. Craig Clear, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.


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(970) 482-6456

Dr. Clear accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wisconsin Physicians Service

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Clear's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Varicose Vein Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clear performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Clear performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
Venous Insufficiency
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clear treats Venous Insufficiency more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Clear treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Cholelithiasis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clear treats Cholelithiasis more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Clear treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Clear's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Craig Clear received his medical degree with honors from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Dr. Clear's focus within general surgery...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
St Joseph Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
St Joseph Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
University of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1997
1993
1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Clear's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Clear

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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1 Star
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