Surgery

Surgery

Dr. Clark is a Diplomate of  the American Board of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He holds a Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Fellowship certificate by the Fellowship Council. He is trained to perform general surgery with

Research

Research

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

Patient Education

Patient Education

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.


Most Recent News, Information, Resources, and Commentary

  • What is a pancreatic fistula or pancreatic leak?
    A pancreatic fistula or leak is a complication that can occur after surgery to the pancreas or other nearby organs. It is a condition in which pancreatic juice leaks from the pancreas and into the abdominal cavity, causing inflammation and
  • Distal Pancreatectomy?
    What is a distal pancreatectomy? A distal pancreatectomy is a surgical procedure in which the tail and body of the pancreas are removed. This type of surgery is typically used to treat tumors or other conditions affecting the lower portion
  • FOLIRINOX Explained
    FOLFIRINOX is a chemotherapy regimen that is commonly used to treat pancreatic cancer. It is a combination of four different chemotherapy drugs: FOL = FOLinic acid (also called leucovorin) F = Fluorouracil (also called 5-FU) IRIN = IRINotecan OX = OXaliplatin The FOLFIRINOX regimen is usually given on
  • Types of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs)
    There are several different types of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs), which are classified based on their histology and hormone production. The following are the various types of PNETs. It’s important to note that not all PNETs are associated with specific
  • What are the steps of a whipple procedure?
    The Whipple procedure, also known as a pancreaticoduodenectomy, is a surgical procedure used to remove tumors in the head of the pancreas, as well as other neighboring organs. The surgery involves several steps, including: After the surgery, the patient will