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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 65

181 W Meadow Dr
Vail, CO 81657
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Dr. Clanton's Experience


  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • 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
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • 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
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Background Check for Dr. Clanton

Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


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

Education & Training

Medical School

Baylor College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1976

Internship Hospital

The University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Affiliated Hospitals
Complete in 1977

Residency Hospital

The University Of Texas Health Science Center/ Affiliated Hospitals
Complete in 1981

Fellowship Hospital

Samuel Merritt Hospital
Complete in 1981
St. John's Hospital
Complete in 1982

Undergraduate Schools

Rice University
Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken by Dr. Clanton & Staff

  • English

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