Dr. Ron Clark, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Clark's Experience

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Dr. Clark's Care Philosophy

Dr. Clark's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Clark Performs

Conditions Dr. Clark Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
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Hospital Quality

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Yuma Regional Medical Center
2400 South Avenue A
Yuma, AZ 85364

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Bone and Joint Center of Yuma, PLLC
Yuma
1763 W 24th St Suite 102
Yuma, AZ 85364
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    Dr. Clark's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Clark's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Amputations
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
    • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Foot Pain
    • Knee Injuries
    • Low Back Pain
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Work-Related Injuries
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    Background Check for Dr. Clark

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • honored lecturer, 15th Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Surgery Association of Mexico., June 5, 20
    • Reviewer of the Year. Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 2004
    • Levine, J.D., Clark, R., Devor, M., Helms, C., Moskowitz, M., & Basbaum, A.: Intraneuronal substance P contributes to the severity of experimental arthritis. Science, 226: 547-549, 1984, November 2
    • Clark, R., Olsen, R., Goble, E.M., Larson, B, & Farrer, R.P: Cross Pin Femoral Fixation: A new technique for hamstring ACL reconstruction of the knee. Arthroscopy 14:258-267, 1998
    • Clark, R., and Thurston, N.K.: The future of orthopedics in the United States: An analysis of the effects of managed care in the face of an excess supply of orthopedic surgeons. Arthroscopy 16:116-120, 2000
    • Ivey, F.M. & Clark, R.: Arthroscopic debridement of the knee for adult septic arthritis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 199: 201-206, 1985, 1985
    • Goble, E.M., Clark, R., Somers, K., and Olsen, R.: The development of suture anchors for use in soft tissue fixation to bone. Am J Sport Med 22:236-239, 1994
    • Barber, F.A., Sanders, J.O., and Clark, R.: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in the skeletally immature high-performance athlete: What to do and when to do it? Arthroscopy 16:391-394, 2000
    • Clark, R.: Provisional percutaneous pin fixation for arthroscopic suture-less rotator cuff repairs. Orthopedics 27:1241-1243, 2004
    • Calhoun, J.; Allen, B.L., Meek-Chilton, J., Ferguson, R.L., & Clark, R.: Computer aided instruction in orthopaedics. Orthopedic Clinics of North America, 17(4): 599-604, 1986
    • Clark, R., Anderson, M.B., Johnson, B.A., Moore, D.E., and Herbert, F.D.: The clinical value of radiologists' interpretation of perioperative radiographs of orthopaedic patients. Orthopedics 19:1003-1007,, 1996
    • Clark, R.: Suture-less repair of the rotator cuff. Orthopedic Technology Review 3:18-21, 2001
    • Clark, R.: The Current state of orthopaedic residency programs. Surgical Rounds for Orthopaedics, 3(5): 37-40, 1989
    • Clark, R.: (letter) J Bone and Joint Surg 75(A):1417,, 1993
    • Clark, R., Evans, E.B., Ivey, F.M., & Calhoun, J.H: Characteristics of successful and unsuccessful applicants to orthopedic residency programs. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 241: 257-263, 1989
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Texas Med Branch Galveston
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Texas Med Branch Galveston
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Western Surgery Center
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Clark & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Clark's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Clark

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clark to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Clark's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Clark
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Clark accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    The Bone and Joint Center of Yuma, PLLC
    Yuma
    1763 W 24th St Suite 102
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 726-1556 (Office)
    (928) 726-1546 (Fax)
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