Dr. James Clayton, MD

Dr. James Clayton, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
75 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Clayton, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

James Clayton, MD

280 River Park Dr Ste 240

Provo, UT 84604
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

Learn about Dr. Clayton

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Clayton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 59% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 26% of peers
more than 7% of peers

Dr. Clayton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Clayton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clayton "Dr. Clayton was raised in Salt Lake City and graduated from East High School. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Utah. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Utah in 1970."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clayton "We provide excellent care.  This means we listen to you to learn what your goals and expectations are.  We chose with you the procedures that will best achieve those goals.  We are with you throughout the entire experience associated with your care."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles

17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Utah Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Phoenix Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Ia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clayton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clayton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clayton to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Clayton'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)

Not only is Dr. Clayton an incredibly skilled surgeon, he's just a great guy. My results are amazing; I've never felt this beautiful in my life. I searched for the right doctor for a long time and after many consultations I absolutely chose the best doc around. Also, huge bonus -- each and every...more
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