Dr. Clarke specializes in cardiac imaging and clinical
cardiology. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases, as well as
echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac CT.
He earned an undergraduate degree in kinesiological sciences
and a masters degree in exercise physiology before attending medical school at
Indiana University School of Medicine.
As a graduate student with background in anatomy,
physiology, and the mechanics of body movement, Dr. Clarke worked at the U.S. Olympic
Training Center in Colorado Springs
for several summers. He helped evaluate
physiological parameters of some of the world’s top athletes, including the
record-breaking marathon runner Alberto Salazar, Olympic gold medalist speed skater
Eric Heiden, and several U.S.
After he completed a fellowship in cardiology at Indiana
University School of Medicine, Dr. Clarke was on the cardiology faculty for
three years at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He also served
seven years in the military as a Captain in the Indiana Army National
Guard. He came to the Ohio Heart and Vascular Center in 1995.
Dr. Clarke personally enjoys fitness and finds stress relief
through exercise. He has completed
marathons and has focused on competing in triathlons for the past few
years. Dr. Clarke is also actively
involved with American Heart Association and is on the Board of Directors of
the American Diabetes Association, Cincinnati Chapter. Dr. Clarke has a faculty teaching appointment
with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he teaches
cardiology fellows cardiac imaging. Dr.
Clarke finds his medical career very gratifying, “I like meeting and getting to
know my patients. It is personally
satisfying to help them improve their health, which in turn makes a big impact
on their life.”
Dr. Clarke is one of only a few cardiologists in the Cincinnati area board
certified in Cardiac CT. Dr. Clarke and several other Ohio Heart
cardiologists teach a course on cardiac CT angiography which is consistently
rated one of the best in the country.
This course is attended by cardiologists from throughout the world.
Ohio Heart & Vascular Center
2123 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Medical School: Indiana University (1986)
Residency: :Indiana University
Fellowship:Cardiology: University Medical Center, Indianapolis
Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine & the American Board of Cardiology
Accepting New Patients