Dr. Missy Clifton, MD

Dr. Missy Clifton, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
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Dr. Missy Clifton, MD is a dermatologist in Bentonville, AR and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences in 1999 and specializes in dermatology and surgery.Read her story

901 SE Plaza Ave Ste 5

Bentonville, AR 72712

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Hair Loss
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Clifton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clifton "Dr. Missy Clifton, a Board Certified Dermatologist, founded Premier Dermatology in Bentonville, Arkansas, in 2004 with the goal of creating a state-of-the-art practice with "All Things Skin Under One Roof." Dr. Clifton offers medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments. Dr. Clifton graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelors of Science Degree and a Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Honors College in 1995. She then attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she graduated first in her class in 1999. Dr. Clifton completed a 1-year Internship in Internal Medicine at UAMS, before completing a 3-year Residency in Dermatology. She served her last year as Chief Resident. Dr. Clifton has received advanced training in lasers, injectable treatments, chemical peels and dermal fillers. She serves as a national trainer for Allergan® and other national cosmetic companies. Her research interests have led to several publications in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology and the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. Dr. Clifton stays up to date with regular journal readings and participation in medical and cosmetic conferences."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clifton "Dr. Clifton's approach to patient care is to treat everyone like a member of her family. She listens closely to her patient's concerns before creating an individualized plan to meet their needs."


  • Dermatology
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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.


  • University Of Central Arkansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clifton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clifton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clifton to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Clifton's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Harrison, AR
While I do not see Dr. Clifton, I can highly recommend Kara Richardson at Premier.
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Thank you so much, Katie! It certainly isn't hard to tell that Kara has been with Dr. Clifton for a very long time! We appreciate your kind words and for trusting Premier with your skin needs!

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in Springdale, AR
Laser with Nellie and Leanne could not be more pleasant or easy if an experience! They are experts and they are lovely just to be around :)
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Thank you so much for your kind words and your trust! We are blessed to have you as our patient! ;)

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in Siloam Springs
Dr. Clifton is a wonderful Doctor. She sits down and really listens to what the issue is. She doesn't just run your thru like most Doctors. I had horrible hives and she was excellent getting me the treatment I needed. Everyone in the office is great too. Your not going to find a better Doctor or...more
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Thank you, Heather! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We're so glad you are a Premier patient!

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in Marshall, AR
I was have a lot of skin problems. Would get what looked like large red pimply bumps on my face, determined I had rosacea acne, and my skin is in much better shape.
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Great to hear!! Thank you so much for your review and for choosing Premier for your skin health needs.

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in Cave Springs, AR
Dr. Clifton is a very caring physician. I am a hard patient to take care of medically, but she does a fabulous job. I really appreciate all she does for me.
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Thank you for letting us know about your experience with Dr. Clifton. We are glad you are so pleased with your quality of care and appreciate you as our patient!

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