An Indianapolis native, Dr. Clayton earned his undergraduate degree at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a graduate of Indiana University Medical School. Dr. Clayton completed his internship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis in 1974, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in 1977. Over 38 years experience in private practice of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Clayton is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Indiana State Medical Association.