Dr. Thomas O. Clanton, MD

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Dr. Thomas O. Clanton, MD

Sports Medicine | Male

181 W Meadow Dr, Vail, CO 81657 Get Directions
(970) 476-1100

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Dr. Clanton specializes in Sports Medicine and practices in Vail, CO. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bunion
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Heel Spur
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Hip Pointer Injuries
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Sever's Disease
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Stress Fracture of Foot
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Achilles Tenotomy
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Ankle Replacement
      • Arm Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
      • Wrist Fusion

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Baylor University

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        The University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Affiliated Hospitals

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        The University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Affiliated Hospitals

        Completed in 1981

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Samuel Merritt Hospital

        Completed in 1981

        St. John's Hospital

        Completed in 1982

      • Undergraduate School
        Rice University

        Graduated in 1973

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications
        • Closed Treatment of Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur in a Modified Cast Brace, 1981
        • Osteochondritis Dissecans: History, Pathophysiology and Current Treatment Concepts, 1982
        • Instability of the Subtalar Joint, 1989
        • Tendon fixation in flexor hallucis longus transfer: a biomechanical study comparing a traditional technique versus bioabsorbable interference screw fixation, 2005
        • Knee Ligament Injuries in Children, 1979
        • Treatment of Anterior Midtibial Stress Fractures, 1994
        • Calculation of the opening wedge for a low tibial osteotomy, 2004
        • Forefoot Reconstruction in Rheumatoid Arthritis, 1985
        • Staphylococcal Septicemia in an Athlete: A Case Report and Review of Recent Literature, 1977
        • Infrapopliteal Transcatheter Interventions for Limb Salvage in Diabetic Patients: Importance of Aggressive Interventional Approach and Role of Transcutaneous Oximetry, 1997
        • An Overview of Subtalar Instability and Its Treatment, 1990
        • Treatment of Lisfranc injuries in the athlete, 2002
        • Surgical Techniques in Foot and Ankle Procedures, 1993
        • Prospective controlled trial of STAR total ankle replacement versus ankle fusion: initial results, 2009
        • Subtalar joint athletic injuries, 1999
        • Necrosis and Gangrene as a Complication of Coumarin Therapy: A Case Report, 1980
        • Steadman Clinic Physicians Named 'Top Doctors' by U.S. News, 8/2011

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      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Sports Medicine
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Clanton's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Clanton

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients