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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 3/4/2022, 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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* 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

181 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 4.9

51 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Simply the most positive experience I've ever had. Dr. Anton put me at ease with his demeanor, interest in my needs and educating me as to my options.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2022

Dr Anton was wonderful!!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Amazing experience and great doctor and staff

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Doctor Anton is amazing and the most thorough and compassionate doctor I've met

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Will surely recommend Doctor Anton's office for any vascular need

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2022

Best doctor around. Would never go anywhere else.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

I can't say enough good things about Dr Anton, wish I would have come to him earlier!!!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Dr. Anton has an excellent bedside manner. He explains everything to the patient and answers all questions. He is an excellent doctor. Thank you Dr. Anton!!

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Dr Anton is an excellent physician. He goes above and beyond in all aspects of care. I have recommended him to many of my colleagues & friends.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

The Doctor was very clear in explanations and put it in layman 's terms so I could understand what he was talking about.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

I highly recommend Dr. Anton

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

I'm so glad I found Dr Anton.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

*Dr. Anton is excellent! He receives a 10 from me!

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

I like that I can call directly to Dr. Anton's office instead of jumping through hoops on CCF appointment line. Dr. Anton is a excellent doctor, knowledgeable, straight to the point. Definitely happy I went to him.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr was kind knowledgeable and answered all questions

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

WHAT A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE TO HAVE THE MOST KNOWLEDGEABLE, PROFESSIONAL, COURTEOUS AND OUTSTANDING DOCTOR AND STAFF WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED IN AGES!!!! EVERYTHING WAS WONDERFUL!!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr. Anton is an amazing doctor. He listens intently when I explain my concerns about my circulation in my leg. He schedules ultra sounds to diagnose the Issue and then formulates a plan to correct the problem .

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr Anton and staff was wonderful!!!

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr Anton is very relaxed and reassuring, very good at communicating

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr. Anton was very informative and very thorough in examining and explaining what my issue was, and what is needed to follow up, and a clear picture of exactly what is going on! I respect his opinion and felt much better when I left his office.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Everyone was great. Dr. Anton was especially very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

*Dr. Anton is knowledgeable, professional, concerned and easy to talk with! He is one of the most caring physicians I have been privileged to have take care of my medical needs!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Dr. Anton was direct and clear. May come across as intimidating but his care and concern comes through in so many ways. I felt safe.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Anton and his staff are caring and very knowledgeable. There is a feel that you have focused care and you are not at a clinic. I wish other doctors at the Clinic would practice the same way as does Dr. Anton.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

I had wonderful care from Dr. Anton...I would refer him too anyone looking for an exceptional vascular surgeon...Judy, his secretary was very helpful and the nurse, who did my ultra sound was very good..

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

I have already recommended him to my friends. He has amazing bedside manner and was very informative about everything he was doing and what to expect. Very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

All of Dr. Anton's care was exceptional. He even came in before the venous ultra-sound exam was done to meet & greet me while reviewing my Allegheny Health Network (AHN) chart papers from PA. His bedside care manner was exceptional - he was very personable - during the entire exam, and patiently explained my symptoms & prognosis in a friendly manner. I've never had a specialist take so much time to review my case with me! He gave me his business card,and told me how to reach him in the future if I ever needed his medical advice/care in an emergency.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

There are only positives regarding my appointment with Dr. Anton and his assistants

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

He's perfect!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Doesn't get any better than Dr. Anton!

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

So far the initial consult with Dr Anton was excellent, treatment and options will be determined after thorough exam on 18 Aug 22.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Dr. Anton was wonderful in all respects!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dr. Anton was courteous and very informative.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Dr. Anton was wonderful!!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

My experience with Dr. Anton and his staff was excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Dr. Anton immediately reassured me that I didn't have varicose veins, and suggested that I see a dermatologist to see whyI was having veins burst beneath the skin.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

I'm lucky to have Dr. Anton taking care of me. I'm 110% satisfied!!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Anton is always really sweet and thorough. I always tell anyone who is looking for a vascular doctor to call him.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Anton heard me, took his time and saw me through to the end to resolve my problem. So much respect for him!!

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr Anton and staff are always professional and courtesy

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

Awesome and professional service provided by Dr Anton's secretary

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr. Anton

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Had the best experience with Dr. George Anton & his staff.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Anton made me feel comfortable. Answered my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Great experience and great doctor

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr Anton was fantastic!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Anton and his nurse were absolutely wonderful!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

I continue to return to Dr. Anton because of his professionalism, courtesy, kindness and knowledge. The results I have experienced have always been positive.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

My daughter also sees Dr. Anton. I have recently referred other friends to him ..

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr Anton is the best!! I'm very fortunate to have him taking care of my issues.

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