Dr. John Clarke, MD

Dr. John Clarke, MD

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Dr. John Clarke, MD is a general surgery specialist in South Pasadena, FL and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Clarke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Clarke performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Carotid Artery Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Clarke treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Clarke treats Vascular Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Clarke treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

When I went to medical school, it was not to make money. Only 25% of the population had health insurance. Physicians' incomes were just average.That situation changed, but my philosophy did not. I have never done an operation on a patient that I w...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1972
    Andrews Air Force Base
    Fellowship Hospital
    1972
  • 1968
    University of Florida
    Residency Hospital
    1968
  • 1963
    University of Florida
    Internship Hospital
    1963
  • 1962
    University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School
    1962
  • 1958
    University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School
    1958

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Bland, KI (ed): The Practice of General Surgery. New York, WB Saunders, 2001, pp 803-809., 2001
  • Goode LB, Byrd C, Wilkoff BL, Clarke JM, Fontaine J, Fearnot N, Smith HJ, Shipko FJ. Explantation of chronic transvenous pacemaker leads: Report of five cases. PACE 1989; 12:108., 1989
  • Clarke JM. A new instrument for thoracentesis. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1984; 159:586., 1984
  • Clarke JM. Culdocentesis in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1969; 129:809., 1969
  • Clarke JM, Woodward ER. Transthoracic fundoplication for hiatal hernia and short esophagus in a three-year-old child. Case report. Surgery 1968; 64:858., 1968
  • Gonzalez R, Rehnke RD, Ramaswamy A, Smith CD, Clarke JM, Ramshaw BJ. Components separation technique and laparoscopic approach: A review of two evolving strategies for ventral hernia repair. Am Surg 2005, 71(7):598-605., 2005
  • Clarke, J. Incisional hernia repair by fascial component separation: Results in 128 cases and evolution of technique. Am J Surg 2010, 200:1-7., 2010
  • Clarke JM. Dsyphagia with Angelchik prosthesis. Ann Thor Surg 1984; 37:355, 1984
  • Woodward ER, Rayl JE, Clarke JM. Esophageal hiatus hernia. Current Problems in Surgery. M. Ravitch, Ed. Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc. Chicago, 1970., 1970
  • Clarke JM, Rayl JE, Woodward ER. Experience with the Thal and Nissen operations in the treatment of reflux esophagitis with stricture. A preliminary report. Am Surg 1969; 35:89., 1969

Dr. Clarke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Clarke

4.9

Based on 122 reviews

5 Stars
97.54098360655738%
(119)
4 Stars
0.819672131147541%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
1.639344262295082%
(2)

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God Blessed Me With Dr.Clarke As My Surgeon And He Has A Wonderful Staff Too. So Very Grateful To Dr. Clarke, For His Outstanding Care Throughout The Years.When You Deal With Serious Illness He Gives You Hope.Thank You Dr. Clarke For Truly Saving My Life Many Times.You Give Me Strength and Peace....Read More
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Dr Clarke is the BEST!! I highly recommend him. Office Staff is awesome too.
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Excellent care, empathetic, concerned, skilled and knowledgeable.
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Dr Clarke is an excellent physician as well as a kind and caring person. He listens to your concerns and addresses them. His office staff is excellent. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a surgeon.
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Dr. Clarke is wonderful. He’s passionate, kind, and genuine. Dr. Clarke takes the time to listen, answer questions, and is very informative. I recently had umbilical hernia surgery and it couldn’t have gone any better. I highly recommend him - I am beyond thankful. The staff is just as...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
Careplus
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Palms Of Pasadena Hospital

South Pasadena, FL

Saint Anthony's Hospital

Saint Petersburg, FL

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