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Dr. Kirk Clifford, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
3.9 (36)
Map Pin Small Grand Junction, CO
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Kirk Clifford, MD

Dr. Kirk Clifford, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Grand Junction, CO. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with Community Hospital. Dr. Clifford, completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Patients rated Dr. Clifford an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Clifford works at Grand Valley Spine and Pain in Grand Junction, CO. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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. Clifford's Office Locations

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    Grand Valley Spine and Pain
    2373 G Rd Ste 160, Grand Junction, CO 81505 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (970) 644-4010

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  • Community Hospital

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Spinal Stenosis
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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

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Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Myelopathy
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spondylitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Broken Neck
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Dural Tear
Osteoporosis
Pinched Nerve
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sacral Fracture
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Fracture Care
Knee Surgery
Laminoplasty
Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Scoliosis Spinal Fusion
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    3.9
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    Based on 36 ratings
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    About Dr. Kirk Clifford, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366478034
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Utah
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kirk Clifford, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Clifford is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Clifford has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Clifford works at Grand Valley Spine and Pain in Grand Junction, CO. View the full address on Dr. Clifford’s profile.

    Dr. Clifford has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Clifford on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Clifford. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Clifford.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Clifford, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Clifford appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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