Department Vascular Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm Surgery - Lower Extremities
  • Angioplasty
  • Aorta Graft
  • Aorta Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Therapy
  • Endovenous Surgery For Varicose Veins
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  • First Rib Resection
  • High Risk Reoperation Surgery
  • IVC Filter Placement
  • Medical Management of PAD
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Repair of Venous Aneurysms
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Vascular Surgery Department
  • Vascular Surgery Section
  • Vascular Surgery Services
  • Vascular Tests
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Ligation and Stripping
  • Visceral Artery Aneurysm Surgery
View all 27 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Disorders
  • Venous Insufficiency
View all 3 Specialties +


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About George Anton, MD

Dr. Anton was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 1999. He served as a Clinical Associate in the Vascular Surgery Department after completing a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Anton’s specialty interests include carotid artery surgery, thoracic-abdominal aortic repair and reconstruction, thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, sclerotherapy, and peripheral artery and vein repair and bypass surgery.

He attended Long Island College, graduating magna cum laude and received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C. Dr. Anton completed his postdoctoral education, including an internship and residency in surgery, followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery, all at Cleveland Clinic. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in surgery and the subspecialty of general vascular surgery.

Dr. Anton has written articles for scientific journals and spoken at medical conferences. He was named to "The Best Doctors in America-Midwest Region" in 1996. He is a member of the Cleveland and Midwestern Vascular Surgical Societies and the Ohio State Medical Association Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC USA

Undergraduate - Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus
Long Island, NY USA

Specialty Interests

Vascular surgery, varicose veins, venous disorders, sclerotherapy, medical management of PAD, non-invasive testing for vascular disease, repair of venous aneurysms, vein ablation, vascular tests

Awards & Honors

  • The Best Doctors in America, Midwest Region, 1996-1997
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/27/2020, Dr. Anton has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

130 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

very knowledgeable, compassionate. He takes the time to explain the procedures and treatment plan of your care very well. Very happy with this physician I would recommend him.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Anton was incredidble.Have never had a doctor who possed the communication skills that he did. As a layperson medical terms and medical explanations can be difficult to understand. He used analogys which brought it too a level that I could even understand. He was outstanding and so knowledgable.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

i was well taken care of. I am very happy with my experience in this office in regards to the nurses and physician

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

Considering it being my first surgeries, I'm very pleased with my treatment of Dr. Anton and staff including my speedy recovery thank you!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Anton was great!!! not only did he work me in he took so much time with me explaining the procedure and a sense of compassion for me. Very happy I choose Dr. Anton!

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr Anton is the complete professional.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Top notch patient focused care and advice. Dr. Anton is truly patient oriented. Hands and heart from God.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

It is always a positive and friendly atmoshere in Dr.Anton's office. Every person from the front desk to the procedure and the consult with the Dr. Anton is a pleasant one. I never have to wait or felt stressed.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Everyone is attentive and personanble I would recommend Dr.Anton to any of my friends abd I have. He is genuine and truly cares for every patient he sees. This kind of doctor is hard to find. .

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

My appointment flowed flawless from my procedure to seeing the doctor to out the door.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

The doctor was very gentle with me and continue to ask me how I was feeling.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Anton was excellent. Very informative, understanding, and he listened very well.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. George Anton has many years of experience and is proud of his profession - clearly he is very committed to patients.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr Anton provided excellent, professional care including a previous laser treatment. Even though the varicose vein proved to be very difficult to laser, Dr Anton prevailed!

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

already recommended Dr Anton to my sister

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Very good overall experience!Dr Anton is a good listener. He answers questions and explains what he does throughout the appointment.Very easy to talk to. He is a caring and compassionate person.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr Anton is the best!!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Anton explained my options and said any changes just call and he would get me in to do what ever is necessary. I am very comfortable with Dr. Anton. thanks John

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

excellent staffgreat doctor took time to explain very pleased

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

every visit with Dr Anton is awesome, his bedside manner makes every visit a pleasant experience. the office staff is always kind and professional.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Always good.. and sometimes Dr. Anton will call.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Love Dr. Anton and his staff!

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

always wonderful are and concern with entire staff and Dr Anton

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

I was very impressed with Dr. Anton, and his entire team. He was very thorough in diagnosing and explaining everything to me. He listened to, and answered all my questions carefully! so far I'm very pleased!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Dr Anton was highly recommended to me by a family member, and I traveled from the west side to consult him. He exceeded my expectations by his knowledge and concern. He was present during part of my ultrasound and reviewed the images with the tech. Also, Loretta the ultrasound tech was so easy to talk with and made the time pass quickly. Dr Anton thoroughly explained my varicose vein issue and detailed a solution. He put me at ease stating he could do the procedure in the office.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

dr. Antons office is always well run and easy to deal with, And Dr. Anton's services are always worth waiting for -an excellent job all around.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

I have actually already recommended Dr. Anton's services to a number of friends

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr. Anton explained everything in layman's terms and was very personable. He set out options and a plan that were easy to understand.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

From scheduling, locating and arriving to the office, checking in, waiting, nurse visit, doctor visit, check out and scheduling it was all professional, efficient and enjoyable. I will be a return patient with Dr. Anton.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Very close parking, ease of getting to Dr. office.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Dr. Anton was great at giving me all the information I needed. He made the experience very easy.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

all in all a very good experience. I would highly recommend anyone to dr. Anton

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Anton was very attentive and made me feel comfortable. He even gave me a discount on services when I asked about previous pricing. I appreciate the quality service at a more affordable price.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr Anton very clearly explained my options & the steps after initial appointment

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Anton and his staff were wonderful. I arrived for my appointment and moments after I sat down, I was called back to an examining room. The nurse took my blood pressure and asked me a few questions and gave me a gown to change into. Dr. Anton knocked on the door within 5 minutes and examined me. He took the time to explain to me what is going on with my varicose veins and why. He explained the next step and how he can correct the problem and end the pain I'm experiencing. I scheduled another appointment for an ultrasound and they were able to get me in within the week. I'm very impressed with the quality of the care I'm receiving and the courtesy with which it is being delivered.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

I have to admit, I have never had or seen a more thorough, very kind, and knowledgeable doctor. I felt very comfortable with dr. Anton and it was so nice to not be rushed with all the questions I had!! this was my first visit and after meeting with this wonderful man for his medical examination and the test I had performed, I fully trust in him and look forward to seeing him again. I have and will continue to refer him, although he is quite a distance for me he is 100% worth the trip!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

MY BIGGEST CONCERN OR COMPLAINT IS THAT NO DOCTOR IS BEING TRAINED TO DO VEIN INJECTIONS AS WELL AS DR ANTON. His protocols and methods are unmatched by other vascular doctors. There is no pain involved and recovery is immediate. PLEASE look into Dr Anton training a new group of doctors to carry on when he retires. I know at least 5 of my friends see him on a regular basis including me. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr. Anton is the best !!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Anton is the best!!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Of all the doctors I've seen at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr Anton's professionalism, patient care and medical knowledge is the best.

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