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 47 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

Dr. Clarke's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Surgery
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endocrine Cancer
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excisional Biopsy
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Muscle Biopsy
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Secretory Breast Carcinoma
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Ventral Hernia

About Me

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 woul...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

5 Stars
97.61904761904762%
(123)
4 Stars
0.7936507936507936%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
1.5873015873015872%
(2)

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The best care I have ever received by all staff involved with my surgery. I only wish I lived closer. Dr Clarke gave me and my wife personal attention which is rare these days. I give 10/10 with no hesitation!!! Thank you Dr Clarke and staff.
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Dr. Clark and his entire staff were very kind and caring. I rarely waited more than 5 or 10 minutes in the office to see Dr Clark. The surgery went really well and the post-operative care was excellent also.
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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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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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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
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Palms Of Pasadena Hospital

South Pasadena, FL

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Saint Petersburg, FL

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