Dr. Stephen Clayson, MD

Dr. Stephen Clayson, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Stephen Clayson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 600

Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Contact Information

(801) 507-3600

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
more than 77% of peers
Mitral Valve Surgery
more than 73% of peers
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
more than 69% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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30  Procedures

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  • Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Harvard Deaconess Surgery Svc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Clayson's Reviews

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5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Clayson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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