John Payton, DO

john payton

John Payton, DO



Member of Mammoth Hospital Medical Staff Since 2017


Clinical and Anatomical Pathology

Areas of Interest

Clinical and Anatomical Pathology

Service Line

Laboratory Services

Board Certification

American Board of Pathology


Medical Degree

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


Recently retiring from over 20 years of Naval service, Dr. Payton joined Mammoth Hospital in 2017 as the Anatomic Pathologist and Laboratory Medical Director.

During his service, he worked at large medical centers such as Walter Reed and Naval Medical Center San Diego as well as smaller hospitals such as Naval Hospital Guam and Camp Pendleton. During deployment onboard USNS Mercy, he worked in Fiji, New Guinea, Philippines and Vietnam.

Dr. Payton in his spare time enjoys reading history, music, and spending time outdoors; especially with family and friends. Dr. Payton has been married for over 30 years. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their daughter and new grandson.


Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: (760) 924-4090
  • Fax: (760) 924-4094

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 7:00am - 5:30pm

Closed for Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

Saturday - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Sunday - Closed (appointment only)


Mammoth Hospital Laboratory Services

85 Sierra Park Rd.
Mammoth Lakes,California 93546

Main: (760) 924-4090
Fax: (760) 924-4094