Biosciences Graduate Program

Charles R. Clark, MD


Dr. Michael Bonfiglio Professor
Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

Primary Office: 01075 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2332


BS, University of Notre Dame
MD, Medicine, University of Michigan
Post Doctural Student, Yale University

Residency, Surgery, Yale Medical Center
Residency, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Newington Children's Hosp. (Connecticut)
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale Medical Center
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale Medical Center
Post Doctorate, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Chief Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale Medical Center

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical Permanent License
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Research Summary

Adult Reconstructive Surgery: cervical spine, hip reconstruction and knee reconstruction

Selected Publications

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Noiseux N, Callaghan J, Clark C, Zimmerman M, Sluka K, Rakel B,  .  Preoperative Predictors of Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.  J Arthroplasty.  2014 July. 7.

Martin C, Pugely A, Clark C.  A Comparison of Hospital Length Stay and Short Term Morbidity Between the Anterior and Posterior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty.  J Arthroplasty.  2013 May. 28(5):849-54.

Dennis D, Heekin R, Clark C, Murphy J, O’Dell T, Dwyer K.  Effect of Implant Design on Knee Flexion.  J Arthroplasty.  2013. 28(3):429-38.

Herickhoff P, Callaghan J, Johnston R, Marsh J, Clark C, Noiseux N.  Primary Hip and Knee Replacement: "Are We All Operating On The Same Patients, Even At The Same Institution?".  2010. 30:109-14.

Mendoza S, Clifford K, Bartelt R, Stewart J, Clark C, Boezaart A.  Dysphagia Following Anterior Cervical Arthrodesis Is Associated with Continuous, Strong Retraction of the Esophagus.  2008 February. 90(2):256-63.

Clark C, Huddleston H, Schoch III E, Thomas B.  Leg Length Discrepancy After Total Hip Replacement.  J Am Acad Orthop Surg.  2006 January. 14(1):38-45.

Clark C, Rorabeck C, MacDonald S, McDonald D, Swafford J, Cleland D.  Posterior Stabilized and Posterior Cruciate Retaining Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Study.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  2001 November. 392:208-12.

Clark C, Goetz D, Menezes A.  Cervical Spine Arthrodesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.  1989 March. 71(3):381-92.

Clark C, White A.  Fractures of the Dens: A Multicenter Study.  J. of Bone and Joint Surg.  1985 December. 67(9):1340-1349.

Clark C, Morgan C, Sonstegard D, Matthews L.  The Effect of Biopsy Hole Shape and Size on Bone Strength.  J. Bone and Joint Surg.  1977 March. 59 (A):213-217.

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