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Clayton Crantford MD

Plastic Surgeon, Cosmetic Surgeon
  •  MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010
    MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010
  • 7yrs of Experience
    7yrs of Experience
  • Average appointment wait:
    Average appointment wait: Couple of days
  • Charleston, Daniel Island
    Charleston, Daniel Island
  • English

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With a desire to do things different, Dr. Crantford’s genuine care and compassion for his patients is top priority. Creating an environment where patients can feel calm, relaxed, and taken care of helps him deliver the highest level of care. Dr. Crantford is hands-on in his practice, making sure that he is involved with the initial consultation through recovery and follow-up appointments. This level of continuous care earns him the patient’s trust, which he respects and values. Dr. Crantford knows he must live up to the expectations his patients have, and his actions follow suit.

The trust that patients have in Dr. Crantford also allows them to freely express their needs and concerns as well as the goals they have. This open communication helps Dr. Crantford know exactly what the patient truly desires and expects from their surgery. Some of the most popular procedures that Dr. Crantford performs include breast augmentation, breast reduction, tummy tuck, Brazilian butt lift, liposuction, facelift, brow lift, eyelid surgery, and neck lift. Dr. Crantford’s clinic also offers a full med spa with treatments that include dermal fillers, laser treatments, skin treatments, and neuromodulators.


  • Medical: MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010

  • Undergraduate: BS Mathematics, University of South Carolina Honor College, 2006

  • Residency: Plastic Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC, 2016

  • Fellowship: Aesthetic Surgery, (ASAPS) Hunstad/Kortesis/Bharti Center for Plastic Surgery, Charlotte, NC, 2017

Board Certifications

  • Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Featured Procedures by Clayton Crantford

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Breast Augmentation

Helping women realize their aesthetic goals, breast augmentation surgery helps them customize their desired breast size and look to the way they most desire.
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Liposuction allows you to target areas all over the body to shape them how you want. While liposuction is not a weight-loss solution, it does help contour and smooth.
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Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)

A Brazilian butt lift adds volume, lift, and a rounded appearance to the buttocks giving individuals a more full and curvy lower body.
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Dr. Clayton Crantford’s Journey

Dr. Clayton Crantford started his medical education at the Medical University of South Carolina where he earned his medical degree. After medical school, he attended Wake Forest University and trained in plastic surgery. His research during this time earned him the Nicholas Georgiade Award. After 6 years training as a plastic surgeon, Dr. Crantford became a fellow at the Hunstad/Kortesis/Bharti Center for Plastic Surgery. Here he developed and perfected his skills as well as published and presented his medical research. Dr. Crantford is one of the few plastic surgeons in South Carolina that has additional fellowship training recognized by The Aesthetic Society.

Medical missions have become a favorite pastime for Dr. Crantford. He continues to provide medical care as he travels to South America and Africa to aid the underserved population and provide care they would otherwise not have access to. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Crantford has written many articles on different plastic and reconstructive surgery techniques and procedures. As a regular presenter at meetings and conferences across the country, Dr. Crantford loves to share his knowledge and developed practices with his fellow surgeons. Outside the office, Dr. Crantford enjoys staying active with his family and friends.

Frequently asked questions

Dr. Crantford performs surgeries at several locations including Medical Center Blvd Winston-Salem,NC, 27157, 247 Calhoun St Charleston, SC, 29401, 900 Island Park Dr Ste 202B, Daniel Island, SC, 29492.
Dr. Crantford’s extraordinary training and educational background make him an excellent choice for plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Yes, Dr. Crantford is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Yes, certain appointments can be made virtually. It is best to call to see if your particular concern can be addressed through a virtual consultation.
Dr. Crantford is proficient in several cosmetic and reconstruction procedures, including facelifts, rhinoplasty, chin augmentation, and other body contouring treatments.

Other procedures by Clayton Crantford



Underlying facial tissues and skin are repositioned during a facelift procedure to reduce wrinkles, jowls, and sagging skin. Facelifts can rejuvenate and refresh the face making it appear more youthful.
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If you suffer from a nose with a hump, drooping tip, or unevenness, a “nose job” can fix these issues to achieve a natural-looking nose with the desired shape and size.
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Eyelid Surgery

During this procedure, incisions are made in discreet areas to tighten or reposition the skin, allowing individuals to regain a younger, more rested appearance.
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Chin Implant

A chin implant can add chin projection or increase chin width to create a stronger jawline and overall facial aesthetic. This is achieved through implant placement or adjusting the chin bone.
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