Dr. John Clemmons, MD

Dr. John Clemmons, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 71

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Dr. John Clemmons, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Clemmons to book an appointment.

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John B. Clemmons Jr. MD P.A

Hector Del Castillojr.m.d.p.a.1213 Hermann Dr Ste 220 Houston, TX 77004
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Dr. Clemmons is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center Houston, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Dr. Clemmons' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Clemmons

4.1

Based on 68 ratings

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(52)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.4705882352941178%
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1 Star
20.58823529411765%
(14)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (53)
  • Explained conditions well (52)
  • Listened & answered questions (52)
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (14)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (13)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (13)
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STOP!, Do not have a procedure done with this man. My rating would be a negative 10, if I could. My experience was brutal and barbaric to say the least. He doesn't listen when you speak. My IV infiltrated into my hand and he refused to do anything about it. Started my procedure immediately without adequate IV meds. I was screaming, crying and writhing in pain but he just continued on, even having his male nurse lay across my belly, twice, in a dark room as a female intern sat by, observing this horrendous treatment. I was scared and no matter what I said or tried to do even screaming that "your killing me" fell on deaf ears. I would never refer anyone to this man. I am a 53 year old woman and in pretty good shape but for anyone who has polyps, God help them. I can't stress it enough, don't have this man touch you or anyone that you love.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Natalie – May 25, 2021
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Dr Clemmons is an excellent physician. He is known in the Houston community, doctors go to his office for GI care. He has years of experience, a great eye for patients’ needs and he takes time to communicate. His staff are pleasant and the phone is answered. He is the specialist I recommend to friends and family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Cory Martin – Feb 24, 2021
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Dr. Clemmons was very nice to me - soft spoken and kind. Unfortunately the office decor and equipment have not been updated since 1975 (they still use pencils in their patient files). The woman who answers the phone was not only rude, but unprofessional and out of line on so many levels. My recommendation, based off my experience - find a different doctor who has a professional staff, real technology, LESS ATTITUDE and a little compassion.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
3 people found this helpful
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Dec 17, 2020
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Dr Clemons works above & beyond for the wellness and care of his patients. He shows get concern & care and works tirelessly well into the late evenings to even do calls to check on patients and give reports. Extremely good Dr.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Dianna Johnson – Sep 11, 2020
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With time and age I have gone to many doctors. I keep coming back to Dr. Clemmons, Because he is knowledgeable he explains my conditions he takes time with and my concerns. Though he is a gastroenterologist. I come back to him because of his depth of knowledge. He has taken care of many of my family members as well as friends and coworkers. When I first went to him I thought that his bedside manner was pretty much "take care of the issues". But then I realize he had such a personal concern for me and all the others that I have referred. He is quite personable and funny. We all agreed that he is not about talking chit chat much because he is so focused on our well being. Bedside manner is kindness and concern.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Sharon S – Jul 24, 2020
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Dr. Clemmons has been my gastroenterologist for several years. His experience and professionalism is outstanding. I would highly recommend him to anyone who experiences any GI issues.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Kenneth Glynn Rubinstein-Bourghs – Jun 15, 2020
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NEVER GO HERE. My husband had a colonoscopy. He told them ahead of time he has a lot of rectal pain and that he always requires double the standard sedation. I could hear him screaming from the waiting room multiple times. It was terrifying. I find out afterwards that they ran out of fentanyl (didn’t have any in the office) and only used versed. He told them several times beforehand that he would need pain meds. No one gave him the option of general anesthesia instead of conscious sedation. If he knew that he would have went with GA option. The staff were very friendly, but I was very disappointed still.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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May 29, 2020
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Just had my second colonoscopy with Dr. Clemmons. He is the best at informing you what you need to do to live a healthier lifestyle Explains everything he finds during procedure. I wouldn't go anywhere else to have my procedures.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Monica – Dec 05, 2019
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This Dr and his practice are AMAZING!!! I’ve been seeing him for 15 years and I can’t say enough about this practice from the people scheduling, the front office, those attending with him and of course Dr. Clemmons! This practice is SUPERB!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Debra Hayes – Sep 30, 2019
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Exceptional Treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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The Woodlands – May 10, 2019
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Dr. Clemens treatment style and care of patient is refreshing. I was made to feel at ease. His experience, knowledge and determination in finding a remedy is satisfactory. We are very close to find a treatment for my illness. Conrado Hernández 833-331-2268
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Conrado Hernandez in Houston, TX – Apr 24, 2019
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Dr. Clemmons is amazing, he literally saved my life. I was misdiagnosed by 3 other GI doctors 5 times prior to seeing Dr. Clemmons. He preformed an Upper GI and Colonoscopy on me & has been the doctor to diagnose, manage & help me to achieve remission of Crohn's Disease for over 6 years now. His staff is very professional and personable. I tell any and everyone that I know to go to him if dealing with GI complications.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Erica G in Houston, TX – Aug 19, 2018
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Great doctor, great bed side manner, soft spoken an most of all he’s concerned about your heath
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Aug 14, 2018
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Dr Clemmons is very easy to talk to, an extremely trustworthy and capable dr, maybe one of the top Gastro docs in Houston. Problem is, I had an endoscopy without full general anesthesia and it was very uncomfortable. Then had Colonoscopy & seemed like I had very little anesthesia at all- I was writhing in pain, some of the worst pain I believe I ever experienced. Would put Dr C next to God if he would just use full General anesthesia. 2 stars cause his decision to use very weak anesthesia
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mar 15, 2018
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Dr. Clemmons is a fantastic doctor. He is extremely knowledgable & takes the time necessary to explain any procedures, diagnosis & treatment so that his patient has a full understanding. I appreciate his patience & the fact that each patient is just that, a patient & not a number. I highly recommend Dr. Clemmons.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Kim B in Missouri City, TX – Nov 30, 2017
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Dr.Cemmons and his staff were extremely communicative, professional and above all nice. What an amazing experience. I will recommend him and his equally amazing staff to all my friends.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Charlie Neath in Houston, TX – Nov 22, 2017
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A true professional. Efficient and caring staff members. Prompt service. Please go see Dr. Clemmons.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Adolfo Vasquez, Esq. in Houston, TX – Jun 21, 2017
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Dr. Clemmons staff worked to get me in on the same day I called for my first appointment because I was very ill. The staff was friendly and answered all my questions. Dr. Clemmons was kind and was quick to move forward with a treatment plan. Other physicians I had been to wanted to take the "let's wait and see what happens" treatment plan. Thank you Dr. Clemmons for taking care of me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Susan Fox in Houston, TX – Jun 05, 2017
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Awesome! Great man and
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Davideliff in Houston – May 21, 2017
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Dr. Clemmons was friendly, professional and a great communicator. Making an appointment for a colonoscopy was easy and his office staff were wonderful. He gave me all the information I needed and asked several times if I had any questions. His answers to the few questions I had were complete and easy to understand. He has a calm and polite manner that put me at ease. My appointment was at 8:00. I arrived at 7:40 and completed forms and I was taken back to an exam room almost right at 8:00.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Brent Braveman in Houston, TX – Mar 16, 2017
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Clemmons' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clemmons treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Clemmons treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clemmons treats Gastritis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Clemmons treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clemmons treats Hernia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Clemmons treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic/Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Dr. Clemmons' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Impedance Testing
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Clemmons, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Education

1981
Emory University Program
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Emory University Program
Residency Hospital
1977
Emory U Prog
Internship Hospital

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What are Dr. John Clemmons, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Clemmons frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Gastritis, and Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Clemmons treats.

Where is Dr. John Clemmons, MD's office located?

Dr. Clemmons' office is located at 1213 Hermann Dr Ste 220, Houston, TX 77004. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Clemmons is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

CHI St Lukes Health - Baylor St Lukes Medical Center

Houston, TX

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2021)

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

Houston, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital

Houston, TX

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Saint Joseph Medical Center

Houston, TX

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received