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Dr. Matthew Clark Board Certified in Gastroenterology

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Dr. Matthew Clark is the newest partner of the Greater Houston Gastroenterology team. He recently completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Florida, where he also served as the Chief Resident for Internal Medicine before beginning his fellowship.

Dr. Clark is very active in Gastroenterology Research, which allows him to stay abreast of new procedures and treatments. He has several published research papers including a book chapter on short bowel syndrome. His clinical interest includes inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, esophageal motility disorders, and colon cancer screening. He is also an avid college football fan and enjoys supporting the University of Alabama during football season.

Education

  • BS : University of West Alabama in 2000 (Biology)
  • MA : University of West Alabama in 2002 (Biology)
  • MS Candidate: University of Alabama in 2006 (Cellular/Molecular Biology)
  • MD: St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in 2010 (Medicine)

Internships and Residencies

  • 2010-2011: Intern, Internal Medicine
    University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2011-2013: Resident, Internal Medicine
    University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2013-2014: Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
    University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2014-2017: Fellow, Gastroenterology
    University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Examinations and Certifications

  • 2008: USMLE Step I
  • 2009: USMLE Step II CK and CS
  • 2011: USMLE Step III
  • 2010: ECFMG Certification- valid indefinitely #0-755-979-2. Issued 5/20/10
  • 2017: ACLS Recertification
  • 2014: Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine

Licensures

    Current: Internal Medicine, State of Florida and State of Texas

Awards and Honors

  • 1996-1997: The American Legion Academic Scholarship
  • 2001-2002: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, The University of West Alabama
  • 2006-2010: SGA Student Representative, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine
  • 2010: Academic Dean’s List, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine
  • 2010: Graduate with Honors, St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine
  • 2010-2013: Internal Medicine House Staff Council Member
  • 2010-2013: Nurse Resident Council Member

Research Experience

  • 2010-2012: Performance Characteristics of Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration for Solid and Cystic Pancreatic Lesions: A Single Center’s Experience
    University of Florida-Jacksonville Department of Gastroenterology Principal Investigator: Dr. Xiaoyu Li
  • 2003-2006: The Immunological Characterization of Cell Wall Differences Between ZooA Sensitive and Resistant Strains of Streptococcus.
    University of Alabama, Department of Immunology Primary Investigator: Prof. P. LeBlanc, Ph.D.
  • 2006: Evaluating the Possibility That the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) May Contribute to Gastrointestinal Disease
    Tuscaloosa Surgical Associates
    Primary Investigator: William L. Pridgen, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Book Chapters

  • Clark, M., Scolapio, J. Chapter 19. Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management, CRC Press 2016

Published Abstracts

  • Al-Saffar F, Clark M, Najjar N, Ibrahim S. Pin Worms Presenting as Suspected Crohn’s Disease. Am J Case Rep. 2015 Oct 16;16:737-9. PMCID: PMC4612463
  • John B, Clark M, Munoz JC, Percutaneous Endoscopic Cecostomy (PEC) Tube Placement: A Case Series. Program No. P311. ACG 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts. Las Vegas, NV: American College of Gastroenterology
  • Clark, M, Nakshabendi, R. A Case of Gastrointestinal Histoplasmosis (GIH). Gastroenterology Volume 146, Issue 5, Supplement 1, May 2014, Pages S-699–S-700
  • Nakshabendi R, Clark M, Munoz J, Nakshabendi I. Two Cases of Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Colorectal Area. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 October;109 (S2), S395-S396
  • Nakshabendi R, Clark M, Munoz J, Nakshabendi I. A Case of Plunging GIST Presenting as Intermittent Dysphagia American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 October;109(S2), S223
  • Geffen J, Nakshabendi R, Clark M, Munoz J, Jacksonville, FL.University of Florida. A Type II Choledocal Cyst Presenting as a Pancreatic Mass. J Invest Med. 2015
  • Nakshabendi R, Clark M, Hritani A, Munoz J, Kanar O, Nakshabandi A, Nakshabendi I, University of Florida. Hepatic Encephalopathy as the Presentation of Congenital Spleno-renal Shunt in the Absence of Hepatic Cirrhosis. J. Invest Med. 2015

Get in touch

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2255 E. Mossy Oak Rd Ste. 480
Spring, TX 77389

Phone: (281) 440 3618

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