Dr. Leon Clarke, MD

Dr. Leon Clarke, MD

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Age 68
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Dr. Leon Clarke, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1975 and specializes in general surgery.

501 S 54th St Ste 227

Philadelphia, PA 19143

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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more than 89% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Penn School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Penn School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Med College Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clarke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clarke's Reviews

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Dr. Leon Clark is truly amazing. God is anointing his hands. He is so to me as his patient wifey. His spirit sends off high vibes that he is a angel to this world. If anyone ever need a good Doctor. Please believe me when I say he is your doctor.... All I ask for is give him a try. The man may...Read More
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Dr Clarck is a humorous down to earth and pleasant,,would love to see him in the future
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Always satisfying with Dr.Clarke hes the best
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He is an exceptionally compassionate physician. He is concerned about patient's fears or apprehensions about pending surgery. He thoroughly explains the procedure, possible side effects and benefits of surgery. His skill and knowledge levels match his extraordinarily warm, comforting, engaging...Read More
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i love Dr Clarke . He did my thyroid surgery, he was involved every step of the way. He answerd all my questions and concerns that i had about my surgery and medicine. He was very kind to my family and brought me through surgery with flying colors. And he payed me a visit after surgery to make...Read More
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