Dr. James K. Clopton, MD

Dr. James K. Clopton, MD


Psychiatry | Male | 57 years old

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Dr. Clopton's Care Philosophy

My philosophy is not to simply see patients get better, but to see patients get well. The goal is not to minimize symptoms, but to resolve symptoms. I want patients to say, "I feel normal." This involves not only treating symptoms, but minimizing side effects. I tell my patients, "I don't treat brains, I treat people." I want patients to experience the benefits of treatment, while minimizing or eliminating side effects. I have a PhD in Neuropharmacology which allows me to best match a particular set of symptoms to a particular treatment intervention. My aim is to individualize treatment, thus I don't generically treat a disorder, I treat the particular symptoms that a particular patient is experiencing with a particular disorder.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1

    Dr. Clopton has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Gross Negligence (10/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Trichotillomania


  • Medical School
    Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Harbor/UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Harbor/UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Colorado Health Science Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    Occidental College

    Graduated in 1981

  • Other Education
    University Of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing