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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
  • 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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Biography

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

Appointed
1999

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1984

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
1983

Internship - Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH USA
1979

Medical Education - Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
1978

Undergraduate - Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus
Long Island, NY USA
1974

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 7/8/2021, 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.

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

174 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

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Very nice experience. Felt comfortable w the doctor and staff. I would recommend him to friends and he is now my vascular physician!!!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Anton to friends.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

My experience with Dr. Anton and his staff was extremely positive from start to finish. Everyone was courteous and efficient. It was a very positive experience. I would definitely return to Dr. Anton for any future needed services.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Both Renata and Dr Anton we're very thorough in the exam

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

What a fantastic doctor dr Anton is

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Dr Anton Is an excellent physician. One of the best'

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

I am quite happy with my appointment with Dr.Anton. He is attentive doc, a good listener and took the time to thoroughly explain the mechanisms of my health concerns, their possible causes and the next steps towards remedying them. Could not be more pleased - I came away feeling cared for and that my future treatment will be done most competently and thoughtfully!

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Anton is an exceptional clinician, communicator, person. I had an outstanding clinical experience.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

I would definitely recommend Dr. Anton to friends/family....in fact, I have already!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr. George Anton was very knowledgeable and explained the veins , condition and procedure that would need be done.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Doctor was polite and very informative about the condition

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

Dr Anton is by far the most thorough and caring doctor I've ever seen

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr. Anton is the very BEST physician I have ever been to. He cares about his patients as people not just a number.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

This team of providers are like a well oiled machine. Everyone knows what is expected of them and every visit has gone smooth and is a pleasant experience. I wish there were more providers out there like them, but believe me they are one of a kind!!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Dr Anton inspires great confidence.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Dr.Anton is a knowledgeable, compassionate professional.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

I would recommend dr Anton to everyone. He explains everything so I can understand it. He was very thorough and I felt comfortable with all the procedures.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Antoine staff worked extremely well together. The best of the offices I have visited at Cleveland clinic. I recommend his practice to everyone.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Anton is amazing! This was my first visit to him (or any vascular specialist) and he was incredibly helpful, thoughtful and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

I have known Dr. Anton for over 15 years. He goes beyond expectations and is dedicated to the wellbeing of each and every patient . I am fortunate to be his patient!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

one of the most professional and caring doctor and staff we have ever met . Dr Anton is the pro of pros.. and could write the book on office procedure and calm ..

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

the BEST doctor and staff

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr Anton is the best doctor I've ever seen for any procedure

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr Anton and his staff were very professional and courteous. I always have great visits. Dr Anton is a pro at what he does.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Very very thorough. My visit was the first time I've had a doctor go over my entire medical history with me in detail.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr. Anton is by far the best vascular surgeon out there. I have been blessed to have been under his care. He is incredibly professional and precise in what needs to be done. I can't say enough about this great doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Anton and his staff are fabulous in all ways! From setting appointment to leaving the office! Recommend him!!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr Anton was excellent. I would not hesitate to return if further treatment was needed and I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

This office is a rarity. This is the way I remember medical practices were in the past. My experience in offices before this one has left me with unanswered questions due to the stop watch approach to treating patients. The explanations during the procedure were explained. When Dr. Anton came in to review the tests he did this both through the screen and the tecnician's explanation. he took time to ask to review the screen if he wanted clarity. Every part of the screening and the recommended future procedure was carefully detailed to me. This should be the model that The CCF should be striving for in all departments.It is a norm that has been lost. I have complete trust in the office and in Dr. Anton .

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

The entire staff including Dr. Anton was very professional and engaged.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

dr Anton is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Both the doctor and the nurse assistant were very helpful throughout the visit

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

My experience at the doctor's office visit has been very pleasant for me.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr. Anton and his treatment team had consistent utmost respect for me

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Anton took the time to listen, and more importantly explain what was happening and what his plan was to correct it. The other members of the team in this office are professional and friendly which seems hard to come by these days. Overall, probably the best experience I have received at a Dr. visit in a very long time.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr Anton is very professional and courteous. I'm sorry that I won't see him again b/c he has referred me to another surgeon.

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.

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