Dr. John Crighton, MD

Dr. John Crighton, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Crighton, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Springfield, MO. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 52 years.

1230 E Kingsley St Ste C

Springfield, MO 65804

Contact Information

(417) 882-2349

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Mastectomy
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more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
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more than 5% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Crighton "A "patient centered" approach. From consultation; to the OR room; through the final post-operative visit."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Vagotomy
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Whipple Procedure

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Missouri State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • John Sealy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crighton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crighton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crighton to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Crighton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Crighton accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Crighton has admitting privileges

Cox Medical Center South
3801 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
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Citizens Memorial Hospital
1500 N Oakland Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613
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