Patient advocate, educator, and surgeon focused on improving quality of life. Board certified general surgeon with a specialization in liver, bile duct, and pancreatic surgery.
Dr. Clark’s expertise is in liver and pancreatic surgery which includes whipple procedure (pancreaticoduodenectomy), distal pancreatectomy, and laparoscopic or open liver surgery. He also performs numerous other procedures.
Dr. Clark’s research has focused on improving outcomes after complex abdominal surgery (whipple procedure), as well as, investigating strategies to maintain or improve quality of life of patients with pancreatic disease. Dr. Clark is also active in the education of general surgery residents
Numerous health education resources are available, many of which are excellent and very informative. We provide educational resources and answers to the most common questions raised in our clinic. Most importantly, use common sense and follow your physician’s advice and recommendations.
- When do I call my surgeon after surgery?March 21, 2018Congratulations! You have been discharged from the hospital. Maybe it was outpatient day surgery or maybe you have spent an extended time in the hospital. You might be asking: What should I look for? When should I call my surgeon? Most surgical procedures are uncomplicated and recovery is uneventful. However, you should be aware of potential problems after surgery and when to call your surgeon. The most common issue is an infection of the incision. Depending on the type of surgical […]
- 5 Signs You Might Need Pancreatitis TreatmentMarch 7, 2018Think you might need pancreatitis treatment, but you’re not quite sure? As a general rule, you should get that checked out immediately. Pancreatitis is a sign that your digestive enzymes are attacking the pancreas. In some cases, this can have life-threatening consequences. Pancreatitis comes in two main forms: acute and chronic. Acute pancreatitis is a sudden onset of inflammation that can result in anything from mild discomfort to a severe illness. Even mild cases of acute pancreatitis […]