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Clarence Clark

Clarence Clark, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr. Clarence Clark completed his bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained his medical degree at Penn State College of Medicine. He subsequently completed his general surgery residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio as well as a Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at Christus Healthcare in San Antonio. He serves as an Associate Professor of Colon and Rectal Surgery and General Surgery Program Director at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Colon/Rectal Surgery


  • Christus Santa Rosa Colon and Rectal


  • Morehouse

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Penn State College
  • Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center


Adenoma Detection Rate in Colonoscopy: Does the Participation of a Resident Matter? Turner JS, Henry D, Chase A, Kpodzo D, Flood MC, Clark CE. Am Surg. 2018 Jun 1;84(6):1064-1068.

The Use of Fluorescence Angiography for Confirmation of Hemorrhoid Dearterialization. Turner J, Sharma N, Chase A, Clark CE. Am Surg. 2017 Aug 1;83(8):e342-343. No abstract available.

Hospital-based, Multidisciplinary, youth mentoring and medical exposure program positively influences and reinforces health care career choice: "The Reach One Each One Program early Experience". Danner OK, Lokko C, Mobley F, Dansby M, Maze M, Bradley B, Williams E, Matthews LR, Harrington E, Mack L, Clark C, Wilson K, Beech D, Heron S, Childs E. Am J Surg. 2017 Apr;213(4):611-616. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.12.002. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Fluorescence Imaging in Anorectal Advancement Flaps. Turner J, Clark C. Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Jul;59(7):700. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000640. No abstract available.

Rare case of a strangulated intercostal flank hernia following open nephrectomy: A case report and review of literature. Akinduro OO, Jones F, Turner J, Cason F, Clark C. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2015;17:143-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2015.11.015. Epub 2015 Nov 26.

Diagnostic Modalities for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Serologic Markers and Endoscopy. Clark C, Turner J. Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;95(6):1123-41, v. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2015.07.008. Epub 2015 Oct 21. Review.

Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in African Americans with and without HIV: A Comparative Study. Lokko C, Turner J, Yoo W, Wood D, Clark K, Childs E, Rao VN, Reddy ES, Clark C. J Cancer Epidemiol Treat. 2015;1(1):6-10. Epub 2015 Jul 3.

The Chemokine CXCL8 in Carcinogenesis and Drug Response. Gales D, Clark C, Manne U, Samuel T. ISRN Oncol. 2013 Oct 9;2013:859154. doi: 10.1155/2013/859154. Review.

Re: Traumatic abdominal wall hernia classifications. Liasis L, Tierris I, Fotini L, Clark CC, Papaconstantinou HT. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Sep;75(3):537. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31829fdc08. No abstract available.

Staged suspension of an enteroatmospheric fistula: a novel surgical approach. Clark CE, Walker T, Bacon L, McCoy J, Babaloa O. Am Surg. 2013 Apr;79(4):E139-40. No abstract available.

Traumatic abdominal wall hernia: Is the treatment strategy a real problem? Liasis L, Tierris I, Lazarioti F, Clark CC, Papaconstantinou HT. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Apr;74(4):1156-62. doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318283d88d. Review. No abstract available.

Rectal prolapse in the elderly: trends in surgical management and outcomes from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Clark CE 3rd, Jupiter DC, Thomas JS, Papaconstantinou HT. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Nov;215(5):709-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.07.004. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

Noncosmetic benefits of single-incision laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease: a case-matched comparison with multiport laparoscopic technique. Vasilakis V, Clark CE, Liasis L, Papaconstantinou HT. J Surg Res. 2013 Apr;180(2):201-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.04.063. Epub 2012 May 16.

Inferior mesenteric artery aneurysm in the setting of chronic colonic vascular ectasia. Clark CE, Monzon JR, Gifford S, Toursarkissian B, Mayoral JL. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Feb;25(2):267.e7-9. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2010.07.025. Epub 2010 Oct 6.

Impaired IL-4 phosphorylation of STAT6 in EBV transformed B-cells. Poritz LS, Zhang WJ, Thompson J, Boyer M, Clark C, Koltun WA. J Surg Res. 2010 Aug;162(2):290-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2009.01.004. Epub 2009 Jan 27.