Dr. Clifton Cox
Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon
Why did you choose to specialize in Colorectal surgery?
I recognized that the application of skill, effort, and technology could significantly impact patient well-being, whether it be a life-threatening problem such as colon cancer, or a quality of life threatening problem such as hemorrhoids.
Do you have a specialty of interest?
We have been fortunate to be able to see the full spectrum of colorectal disorders, but areas of special interest would include minimally invasive colon and rectal cancer surgery, non-operative treatment of hemorrhoids, and pelvic floor disorders such as prolapse or incontinence.
Where did you study?
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine-General Surgery
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, trained in Colon & Rectal Surgery
What certifications do you hold?
Board Certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Board Certified in General Surgery
What do you and your family enjoy doing in your spare time?
Outside of work I enjoy cycling, zymurgy, history, fiction, computers, exercise, hiking, and playing foosball.
Do you have any special honors or recognitions in your medical career that you would like to share?
Chief Resident 1994-1995 Baylor College of Medicine-General Surgery
Please list your professional affiliations.
American College of Surgeons (Fellow), American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (Fellow), Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, and the Tarrant County Medical Society.