Dr. John Crighton brings experience and leadership to Springfield’s medical field. He has developed a reputation as a caring, exceptional physician through his work as a breast, colon and general surgeon for over 40 years.
Dr. Crighton received his medical degree at the University of Missouri Medical School and completed his residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He specializes in general surgery with a focus in breast surgical oncology, colon, gallbladder and hernia surgeries.
Dr. Crighton’s experience and well-established career in the Springfield area has changed the lives of countless patients. He continues to set the bar high by offering the latest treatments and technology for his patients. He has also served as Trauma Director at CoxHealth Systems hospital.
American Board Of Surgery
American College Of Surgeons
Crighton Olive Dunn Surgical Group Inc.
2005 – Present
Ferrell Duncan Clinic
1998 – 2005
Surgical Group Of Southwest Missouri
1970 – 1998
Parkland Memorial Hospital
July 1966 – June 1970
University Of Texas Medical Branch
June 1965 – June 1966
University Of Missouri School Of Medicine
Doctor Of Medicine – June 1965
Missouri State University
(Formerly Southwest Missouri State College)
Bachelor Of Science In May 1961
The American College Of Surgeons
Southwest Missouri Chapter Of The American College Of Surgeons
Southwestern Surgical Congress
Active Non Integrated Surgical Care