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Tatyan Clarke, MD, Joins Temple's Bariatric Surgery Team

Tatyan Clarke, MD, is an attending surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery and has been appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. She will see patients at Temple University Hospital and Jeanes Hospital. Dr. Clarke comes to Temple from Mayo Clinic Florida, where she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr. Clarke specializes in all forms of bariatric weight-loss surgery, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and adjustable gastric band. She is also experienced in laparoscopic surgery for conditions such as gallstones, gastric and esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux, and both abdominal-wall and hiatal hernias. Her research interests include the diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, hernia repair, and techniques for preventing surgical infections.

Dr. Clarke earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). She completed her surgical residency in the Department of Surgery at USC. She also served as a research fellow with the Surgical Infections Research Group, USC Health Research Association. Dr. Clarke is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the Association of Women Surgeons.

To register for a free informational seminar or to make an appointment for a consultation with a Temple bariatric surgeon, please click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED.

Date Published: Monday, January 14, 2013