Dr. John A. Griffin, MD

Dr. John A. Griffin, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male | 47 years old

Dr. Griffin, MD, FACS, FASCRS is originally from Portland, Oregon. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in Southern California. After completing a General Surgery Residency in New York, he completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Florida. He is now practicing with Central Utah Clinic in Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah. His practice is designed to meet the highest standards set by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Surgery of colon and rectal cancers is done along with the medically necessary diagnostic and screening colonoscopy. Laparoscopy is available. Management of hereditary colon cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases, and benign disorders such as diverticular disease and polyps is provided. All common, benign and malignant, anorectal conditions are treated in the practice.Read more

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Dr. Griffin, MD, FACS, FASCRS is originally from Portland, Oregon. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in Southern California. After completing a General Surgery Residency in New York, he completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Florida. He is now practicing with Central Utah Clinic in Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah. His practice is designed to meet the highest standards set by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Surgery of colon and rectal cancers is done along with the medically necessary diagnostic and screening colonoscopy. Laparoscopy is available. Management of hereditary colon cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases, and benign disorders such as diverticular disease and polyps is provided. All common, benign and malignant, anorectal conditions are treated in the practice.Read more

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Dr. Griffin, MD, FACS, FASCRS is originally from Portland, Oregon. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at Loma Linda University in Southern California. After completing a General Surgery Residency in New York, he completed a fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Florida. He is now practicing with Central Utah Clinic in Salt Lake City and St. George, Utah. His practice is designed to meet the highest standards set by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Surgery of colon and rectal cancers is done along with the medically necessary diagnostic and screening colonoscopy. Laparoscopy is available. Management of hereditary colon cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases, and benign disorders such as diverticular disease and polyps is provided. All common, benign and malignant, anorectal conditions are treated in the practice.

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  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University College Of Medicine Loma Linda Ca

    Graduated in 1997

    Walla Walla College
  • Internship Hospital
    Sound Shore Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Sound Shore Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Colon and Rectal Clinic-Orlando
  • Undergraduate School
    Walla Walla College

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery