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


  • Surgery - Vascular Surgery

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

180 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

46 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Dr. Anton and his staff are great. He performed a vein removal surgery on both of my legs, great job. He and his staff made me feel comfortable and explained every step from putting through my insurance to the procedure itself. 3 weeks post-op and everything is healing nicely.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr Anton is one of the best doctors I have encountered at the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Dr. Anton was able to explain things in a way I could understand and I agree to his approach to addressing my concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

great doctor and team! I am looking forward to my procedure

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Dr. Anton is everything I thought he would be,I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Anton and his staff were absolutely wonderful! they were quick to check me in and get my appointment started. really wonderful staff!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr Anton is the best!! He explains everything to me in detail and has a fantastic way of making me feel very relaxed and trusting.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

I would highly recommended Dr Anton and his staff to anyone that needs him.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Doctor was knowledgable and attentive.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Anton and his staff are great!

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Dr. Anton was professional, kind and very thorough. I was so impressed with everything about the appointment! he came highly recommended and at the appointment I could see why. I've also seen his work and it was very impressive!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Dr. Anton is thorough and talks through the entire procedure - explains everything! HIGHLY recommended!!! AWESOME!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Dr. Anton shows great care and concern for you as a patient.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Dr. Anton has a great bedside manner!

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Dr. Anton was amazing. He's very personable and thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019


Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Dr Anton is the best in his category.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Anton to any of my friends

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Dr Anton is very thorough with exam and explanations

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Anton is absolutely wonderful. He is very skilled at his work.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

all was good. thought dr Anton was great.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr. Anton was very helpful and thorough. He explained everything and was courteous.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr. Anton and his staff were professional and caring . An outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

wonderful dr and staff

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

I went to Dr. Anton because took care of my father with such skill, kindness and compassion that I had complete confidence in him when Inhad to seek out treatment for myself. He spent a great deal of time with me at our appointment much more so than any physicians I've recently encountered

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

iThere is no question Dr Anton is one of the best doctors I have encountered at the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on May 14, 2019

was a great experience, Dr was very intent on explaining everything, probably the best experience I have had with a doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

outstanding experience with doctor & staff

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Anton Was amazing the entire visit. He took his time to explain every little detail and answered all my questions clearly. He took the extra time to make sure that I had enough knowledge of what's going on

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

I have to say that I've never had an office visit where the nursing staff and the physician spend as much time and where is attentive as this visit

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Excellent care by Dr Anton and staff

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

Since first ever visit & same now , I HIGHLY recommend Dr.Anton to friends & people I meet who have any type of vascular issue

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019

Dr Anton explained procedure fully and was very empathetic. Great job of patient care. Ultrasound techs were also very friendly and helpful in describing the procedures. They have a great team.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Anton -- it was obvious that he was concerned about my situation and did all he could to answer my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2019

Dr. Anton took the time to review my past history and make the appropriate recommendation for future treatment. I would definitely recommend Dr. Anton to others. He is very open and courteous in his communications and more importantly an expert in his field.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Anton and his staff are professional and prompt. I highly recommend him!

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