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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
  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement
  • Medical Management of PAD
  • Noninvasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Reoperation Surgery
  • Repair of Venous Aneurysms
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery Department
  • Vascular Tests
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Ligation and Stripping
  • Visceral Artery Aneurysm Surgery
View all 26 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

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC

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


  • 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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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/5/2024, Dr. Anton has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

257 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

101 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2024

Dr Anton truly cares for his patients

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2024

Dr anton is teriffic. He is professional, kind and caring. I have been with him for over 30 years, thay should tell you all you need to know. Great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

Dr. Anton is wonderful. Explained everything in detail

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2024

Dr. Anton is thorough, friendly, knowledgeable, and have been seeing him for years! My friends and family that have had him over the years speak of him in high regard. You're lucky to have him

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2024

Dr. Anton is THE BEST! To bad for CCF not having additional caring physicians like him!

Reviewed on May 31, 2024

Outstanding Dr. Anton and staff!

Reviewed on May 28, 2024

No complaints! Dr. Anton is just the best and everyone in his office are top shelf at what they do! Every visit to a doctor's office should be as pleasant and professional.

Reviewed on May 21, 2024

Dr Anton is the BEST doctor and I recommend him. Great guy.

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

Dr. Anton is very knowledgeable ,kind, and professional with a heart for his parents' health and outcomes .He was very patient and considerate,explaining very detail of my testing and treatment plan options. I give him an excellent rating. I have recommended him to multiple family members,coworkers and friends.

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

Dr. Anton is an excellent doctor ,professional,and very knowledgeable .

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Dr Anton is amazing! He truly cares about his patients! I have not come across a provider like Dr Anton is a long time. I would 100% recommend him! His bedside manner is truly amazing and he goes above and beyond in his care.

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Dr.Anton is a very caring ,knowledgeable professional. He is an asset to CCF

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

My wife put on our calendar the wrong date for my appointment, I was 2 weeks early. The staff spoke to the doctor and was able to fit me in so I wouldn't have to make a second trip out. It was something that I would have never expected, but was greatly appreciated.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Wonderful doctor, so kind, patient and compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Anton is the best...I would highly recommend him!!!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Anton and staff are very thorough and answered all my questions/concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

I'm satisfied w Dr Anton

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Anton was very informative and fun to talk with. I liked him and his assistant tremendously.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Anton was the nicest, most considerate and best surgeon I have ever had. He and his staff made me feel comfortable and at ease with my procedures.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Anton was recommended to me by my neighbor. She had nothing but good things to say and she was absolutely right. If I was in need of cardiovascular help again, I wouldn't want any other doctor. He work is amazing and you know that he listens to any concerns you might have.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

As I have stated, if I was ever in need of cardiovascular help again, Dr. Anton and his staff would be my choice.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

This is one of the best physicians and practices at Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024


Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Dr. Anton demonstrated very careful listening, reflected in his post-visit progress note which included accurate descriptions of my presenting concern, his assessment of what was likely causing the problem, and his immediate action plan. I appreciated the precision of his written expression which might be attributable to the fact that he seemed to be "fully present" during the clinical interview (rather than attempting to type while simultaneously listening to the patient). Also, Dr. Anton, his nurse and his administrative assistant have created an office atmosphere marked by affability and calmness. I feel fortunate to have been referred to Dr. Anton.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

Dr. Antons office is very pleasant

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Excellent vist with Dr. He is confident ,very knowledgeable ,good listener and patient focused.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

My interaction with the doctor was very good , he took time to listen, explain all information,test recommendations, with a wonderful beside manner .

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

I was able to secure an appointment within a mere two weeks of my call. Scheduling through Dr. Anton's office was efficient with no wait time.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr. Anton took the time to build my understanding of the vascular system in general giving me a deeper understand of my health concerns. I felt comfortable in asking questions and his answers were thorough. I left his office having a clear understanding of next steps.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Dr. Anton was very professional.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Outstanding staff! Dr. ANTON and the entire staff in the MD's office. The BEST!@

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr Anton is a great person and doctor

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr. Anton is the best!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Again, Dr. Anton and his office are stars in the field of vascular health.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr Anton is very nice and answers all of your questions with ease. He is a very knowledgeable Doctor and it shows!!!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Excellent patient service. I love how Dr. Anton listens to my concerns. He is very compassionate & attentive to his patient while explaining everything as he goes along!

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

I would recommend Dr. Anton over & over again. Hopefully he will not retire soon.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

In addition to being an excellent doctor and surgeon, Dr. Anton Is kind, personable and understanding. He really cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

I always have a good experience with the staff and Dr. Anton

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr Anton is the best vascular doctor ever. You can't find one like him! He's one of a kind! He's very professional! He knows exactly what he's doing and he cares for you as a patient and makes sure you know and understand what needs to be done. He gives you peace of mind. I trust him for my procedures. I don't know what I'll do when he retires: There are no good doctors left.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr. Anton was very good at putting me at ease and making me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

I had no concerns or worries because I knew exactly what to expect. Dr Anton was very informative.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr. Anton always does an excellent job taking care of his patients. There is no other vascular surgeon at the clinic that has his experience .

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Always an excellent experience and I walk away knowing I was in good care with Dr. Anton.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. Anton is very caring, knowledgeable and personable.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. George Anton did a beautiful surgery on my leg!

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

A great and flawless experience scheduling and dealing with Dr Anton's staff.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

I LOVE Dr Anton and his staff! I would recommend him without hesitation! Very professional and thorough! ! I TRUST him! That says it all!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Doctor Anton even gave me his card with his personal phone number on it to call if I needed To get in touch with him for anything. This was surprising and appreciated. He called me himself after the surgery to check on how I was doing.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Anton always explains what veins he will be treating during my appointment. He answers My questions and provides outstanding medical care. He is an exceptional physician Who demonstrates concern and dedication To the well being of each patient.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Anton is simply the best-outstanding care, service, and professionalism.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

I consider Dr. Anton to be best.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

I have already recommended Dr. Anton to friends of mine.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Anton is an exemplary physician. He genuinely cares for his patients and it's obvious in his service. This spirit of care is obvious in his support staff by his example - consummate physician.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Anton leads a high-functioning team - a true credit to the best of what CC exemplifies.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Anton continues to provide excellent service in the area of vascular procedures. I highly recommend him for anyone who is looking for Vericose vein treatment .

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

He was one of the best doctors I had the pleasure of seeing. Did not rush me. Explained everything

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Anton is not only an EXCELLENT Physician but most importantly he truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Anton and his employees to my family members and my friends!

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

I love Dr.Anton and his entire staff.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Enjoyed working with Dr. Anton and his superb staff. Very considerate, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr. Anton and his staff very professional and treated me well.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Anton is an excellent doctor! He took all my concerns into consideration and explained the procedure completely. He operated on me in July, 2020 and I was very pleased with that extensive operation and would not even consider having my varicose veins done by anyone else, despite the fact that I live an hour and a half away from his office!

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Everyone at Dr. Anton's office has been fantastic and caring. I have nothing negative to say about this office.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr Anton is a truly amazing physician that loves what he is doing and it shows! I appreciate him immensely!

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr Anton is a gem

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

I truly had a great experience with the staff and Dr. Anton! I wish more Doctors and staff were like my experience there!

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

Dr. Anton took excellent care of me and I appreciate his skill and expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Anton is excellent! He's very knowledgeable in his field and is very confident in his skills dealing with my medical issues.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

I was recommended by two friends. Dr Anton is professional and has old school class.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Anton is kind, compassionate and very knowledgeable. I have already recommended him to several people.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Anton's staff have been with him for years and work very well together. It's a great team!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

As usual, Dr Anton's staff was superb!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Top notch medical office and providers!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr. Anton and his staff are outstanding it was quite a surprise in today's medical establishment

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Very good does not cover how impressed I was with the office you need another category outstanding

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr Anton and his staff are the best!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr. George Anton is a caring physician. I never feel rushed during my appointments. He explains each procedure and makes sure that I am comfortable before he begins.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr. George Anton has been practicing medicine at the Cleveland Clinic for over Forty years. He is dedicated to providing the Best care for each of his patients.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr has a qwick wit a great deal of chrisma and seems to know a bit about medicene !

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

The doctor is very kind, concerned about you, and very good with explaining everything!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

My wife and I have been patients of Dr Anton previously. I can say with confidence Dr Anton is an excellent Dr. I would give him the highest recommendation possible.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr. Anton was very personable and did not rush through my appointment. He was very pleasant and described next steps.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

I think he is just outstanding in his field and I trust him in everyway. Dr. Anton has aways been kind, respectful and a wonderful listener, willing to answer my questions. I have great respect for him and hope he never retires!!

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

My consultation with Dr Anton was both rewarding and reassuring. He went above and beyond the call in explaining my situation in a way that I could easily understand and which alleviated my concerns. I went in thinking that I wanted to argue for an EVAR. By the time I left, I realized that what I really wanted was peace of mind. Dr. Anton gave that to me.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr Anton is one in a million!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr Anton is brilliant in his profession and a gentleman.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

I have recommended Dr Anton to many!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Anton Is absolutely the best. The results from my varicose vein surgery and sclerotherapy has been tremendous. My legs feel and look so much better.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

I would definitely recommend Dr. Anton's practice.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Doctor Anton was great!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Anton and his team to anyone that we need any type of vascular questions, or issues looked into. I felt like I was the number one priority and prior to this appointment, My issue of not enough blood getting to my fingertip, causing a cut to not heal what ipretty much passed off as ho big deal. It is a big deal. I'm very grateful to have made an appointment with Dr. Anton.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr. Anton, Judy (front desk) & all of his staff are professional, plus friendly.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I have recommend Dr. Anton to a friend as I had been referred by my daughter.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

I had a great experience with Dr. Anton. Would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Would highly recommend Dr. Anton. He is very professional, listens to patients' concerns, and explains the procedure and follow-up care in layman's terms. Very friendly and honest.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Probably the best experience I have ever had with a clinic doctor and his staff

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr.Anton is s remarkable physician! He is the Best !!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Anton's staff is the most competent and trusting staff I have ever had the privilege of being cared for!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

One of the most pleasant doctor I met. Very knowledgeable. Put me at ease in regards to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Very pleased with first visit. Doctor provided helpful suggestions

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