Dr. Michael Clarke, MD

Dr. Michael Clarke, MD

Orthopedic Hip Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Clarke, MD is an orthopedic hip surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Oxford, Medical School Office in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic hip surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

5719 Widewaters Pkwy Ste 3

Syracuse, NY 13214

Contact Information

(315) 251-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CorVel
  • Elderplan
  • 36 More

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Clarke performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Resurfacing
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Clarke's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clarke "Dr. Clarke is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, board-certified by The Royal College of Surgeons. He performs primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery, with a particular interest in hip resurfacing, having one of the longest and largest experiences of this procedure in the entire USA. Dr. Clarke is a respected lecturer both nationally and internationally on Hip Replacement and Resurfacing, and has published original research in this field. He is an invited peer reviewer for several of the leading orthopedic journals read by orthopedic surgeons worldwide."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clarke "Dr. Clarke performs and oversees both laboratory and clinical research projects that aim to further advance the art of treating diseases of the hip, including hip resurfacing. He has been awarded many research grants from both corporate and governmental agencies and continues to conduct laboratory and clinical research in novel orthopedic technologies."


  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Clarke does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


  • Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (5/26/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Oxford
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Oxford, Medical School Office
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cambridge University Training Programme
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Leicester Royal Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lea Hospital, Cambridge University, England
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, University Of East Anglia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Clarke has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Clarke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clarke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clarke to family and friends
based on 52 total reviews (23 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Clarke's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

I'm a pretty tough critic, but he was exceptional. After 2 years of pain and diminished lifestyle I'm looking forward to getting back to my active life and running again. I can't say thank you enough.
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My first hip replacement with Dr Clark was in 2005. He took me as a patient after another well known hip surgeon would not perform surgery without me having significant weight loss first. My quality of life was suffering due to the pain. I was recommended to Dr Clark and he confidently told me...more
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Dr. Clarke is an excellent doctor. Very professional, very compassionate.
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I had a total hip replacement surgery on April 19, 2017. Dr. Clarke is excellent! He takes his time talking to you about the surgery. He did an excellent job on my surgery. I was home the next day ! I would highly recommend Dr. Clarke to anyone. If I need my other hip done, I will go back to Dr....more
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My experience was excellent with Dr Clarke and his staff. From the time my insurance kicked in1/1/2017 the wait time was nothing to get my resurfacing surgery completed which was on 1/25/2017. I like how he was straight to the point and let's get this done attitude. I did my research and knew he...more
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