Faculty Profile

Michael Clark, MD

Michael D. Clark, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine






General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



Dr. Clark received his MD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Class of 1979. After finishing his general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia in 1984, he completed a peripheral vascular surgical fellowship at Georgia Baptist Medical Center. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Clark was invited to join the faculty at Georgia Baptist and later served as an assistant clinical professor of the Georgia Baptist/Medical College of Georgia Vascular Fellowship. He joined the Heart and Vascular Institute at Saint Joseph's in 2001. In 2012, he became an Emory Specialty Associate based at Saint Joseph's, and was officially appointed a faculty member of the Emory division of vascular surgery in 2014.


  • Heart and Vascular Institute, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital


  • MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Class of 1979

  • Surgical Internship, Medical College of Georgia, 1979-1980  

  • General Surgery Residency, Medical College of Georgia, 1980-1984  

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, 1984-1985

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

  • American Board of Surgery

  • Society of Vascular Surgery

  • Georgia Vascular Society

  • Moretz Surgical Society

  • Medical Association of Atlanta

  • Medical Association of Georgia

  • Atlanta Vascular Society

  • Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

  • European Venous Forum

Honors and Awards

  • Top Doctors, Atlanta Magazine, 2017, 2018, 2019

Clinical Interests

  • Carotid artery disease

  • Aneurysm repair

  • Limb preservation

  • Renovascular hypertension

  • Hemodialysis access

  • Varicose veins

  • Venous disorders