Dr. Clinton Marlar, MD

Dr. Clinton Marlar, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Clinton Marlar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

4230 Harding Pike Ste 525

Nashville, TN 37205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 5% of peers
Partial Lung Collapse
more than 5% of peers
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated


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76  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Vanderbilt University Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Marlar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Marlar to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Marlar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He performed my cholecystectomy laporoscopically. No problems/complications. Back to work in 1 week. He also performed my mother’s colon resection when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. He was able to robotically do her surgery, which means less down time. No problems/complications. She is now...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Marlar and his team (along with St. Thomas West Hospital). I had a Laproscopic sigmoid colectomy with a 4 day hospital stay. The surgery went exactly as discussed with Dr. Marlar. The recovery in the hospital and the subsequent recovery at home also went exactly...more
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Dr. Marlar is great for patients like me that don't want to waste time - he's incredibly efficient and informative, but office visits are FAST. Know what you want to ask ahead of time or don't hesitate to speak up during the exam. He was courteous, but he's not going to ask you how many kids you...more
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Great Doctor; with years of experience. Took very good care of me.
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I have used Dr. Clinton Marlar for two surgeries one in 2013, one Jan 2016. Two totally different problems. This last one was a major surgery. Both surgeries were good outcomes without complications. Dr. Marlar is very efficient, professional, knowledgeable and straight forward. I have a lot of...more
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