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Dr. Blake Clifton, MD

Sports Medicine*
4.6 (34)
Map Pin Small Gunnison, CO
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Blake Clifton, MD

Dr. Blake Clifton, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Gunnison, CO. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and is affiliated with Gunnison Valley Hospital. Dr. Clifton, completed a residency at Texas Tech Health Science Center Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Patients rated Dr. Clifton an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Clifton works at Practice in Gunnison, CO with other offices in Crested Butte, CO. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Clifton's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Gunnison Valley Hospital
    104 W Ruby Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (970) 641-8899
  2. 2
    Brenda Creitz Anesthesia Inc
    112 W Spencer Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (970) 641-6788
  3. 3
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    433 6TH ST, Crested Butte, CO 81224 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (970) 349-5103

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  • Gunnison Valley Hospital

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Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Difficulty With Walking

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Foot Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Muscle Spasm
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthrocentesis
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Wound Repair
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Administrative Physical
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Laxity
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Misalignment
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Avulsion Fracture
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Broken Shoulder Blade
Bronchiectasis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cellulitis
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Vertigo
Chondromalacia
Chronic Sinusitis
Clavicle Fracture
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Colles' Fracture
Complex Fractures
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Constipation
Cough
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De Quervain's Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Distal Radius Fracture
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Sprain
Emphysema
Esophagitis
Extra-Articular Fracture
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Fever
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Fibular Fracture
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Fractured Lower Leg
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Hand Fracture
Headache
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Hepatitis A
Hernia
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Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Humerus Fracture
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Infective Arthritis
Insomnia
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Insufficiency Fracture
Interstitial Cystitis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intra-Articular Fracture
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Fracture
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Pain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lipid Disorders
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Metatarsal Fracture
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Toe
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteomalacia
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathologic Fracture
Pediatric Ankle Fractures
Pediatric Fractures
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
Postnasal Drip
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rickets
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Rosacea
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Rotator Cuff Injuries
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacral Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Simple Fractures
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Tobacco Use Disorder
Toe Fractures
Tremor
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Trigger Finger
Upper Extremity Fracture
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin K Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Yeast Infections
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
Ankle Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Carpal Tunnel Release
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Replacement
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture Treatment Open
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hip Dislocation
Immunization Administration
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Pediatric Surgical Procedures
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Japanese
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    NPI Number
    • 1316174428
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of New Mexico Department Of Orthopaedics Fellowship In Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Texas Tech Health Science Center Department Of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
    Residency
    Internship
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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