Dr. John Crighton, MD

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General Surgery | Male

Dr. John Crighton, MD
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. Dr. Crighton is affiliated with Cox Medical Center South and Citizens Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Crighton's Care Philosophy

A "patient centered" approach. From consultation; to the OR room; through the final post-operative visit.

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Dr. Crighton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Crighton's Care Philosophy

A "patient centered" approach. From consultation; to the OR room; through the final post-operative visit.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

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

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    John Sealy Hospital

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1970

  • Undergraduate School
    Missouri State University

    Graduated in 1961

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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