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Dr. Clayton's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Clayton "Dr. Clayton was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and was accepted on an early admission basis to medical school at the University of Utah where he graduated in 1976 with Surgery Honors. He then went to Providence Hospital in Detroit, MI, for his general surgery and plastic surgery training, and became certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1984. He joined his plastic surgeon father, John L. Clayton, MD, in 1981, and his brother, John N Clayton, MD, joined the practice a year later. In 1983, Dr. David Clayton became the first doctor in Utah to perform liposuction. He has published in a major plastic surgery journal on the subject of liposuction, but his practice includes all forms of body contouring as well as facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Clayton has been married to his high school sweetheart, Allison, for almost 44 years. They have 5 children and 10 beautiful grandchildren. Dr. Clayton is also a well trained classical pianist, and enjoys performing jazz and popular music with his two brothers in their group called "Reconstruction"."
This content was provided by Dr. Clayton "As one of Utah's most experienced board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeons, I believe that the least expensive plastic surgery is the one done right the first time. I treat my patients the way I would want myself or my own family to be treated - with respect, precision, artistry, and safety. My patients know that they can call me on my cell phone directly for any questions or concerns. After all, that's the way I would want to be treated."
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
Abdominal Skin Laxity
Breast Size or Shape Change
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Jowl Skin Laxity
Localized Fat Deposits
Neck Skin Laxity
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
Breast Lift Surgery
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
Mini Tummy Tuck
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Scar Revision Surgery
Malpractice Claims not available
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University of Utah
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1976
Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
Southeastern Mich Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Clayton has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Member
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clayton to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (10 with comments)
Likelihood to Recommend (25)
Dr. Clayton's Performance
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Office & Staff Performance
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Clayton Says:
Thank you to all who have taken the time to describe your experience with me. It is an honor and a privilege to care for my patients, and I enjoy helping them in ways that they cannot help themselves. I love to make the world a more beautiful place!
I truly try to care for each patient as I would want to be treated myself, or as I would want any member of my family to be treated. That is how my father, John L. Clayton, MD,
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clayton to family and friends is 4.8 out of 5