Surgery

Whalen Clark, MD, FACS

General Surgery

Brandon

Central Tampa

North Tampa

  • Accepting new patients
About Whalen Clark, MD, FACS

Dr. Clark was born and raised in Tampa and is the fourth generation of his family to reside here. He enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He is an avid fisherman and enjoys fishing both in Tampa Bay and the Gulf.

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
Medical Education

Vanderbilt University cum laude
Nashville, TN

 

University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
Doctor of Medicine with research honors

Internship/Residency

University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine
Tampa, FL
General Surgery

Fellowships

Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL
Cancer Biology

 

Florida Hospital Tampa
Tampa, FL
Advanced GI and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professional Activities

American College of Surgeons
The Pancreas Club
Society of American and Gastrointestional and Endoscopic Surgeons
Southeastern Surgical Association
Clinical Association of Robotic Surgery

Hospital Memberships

AdventHealth Tampa
AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
FMC Ambulatory Surgery Center, Tampa
Memorial Hospital

Special Interests

Minimal Invasive Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
Single Site Surgery
Surgical Oncology

Brandon 2020 Town Center Blvd Brandon, Florida 33511  Suite C

Brandon

2020 Town Center Blvd
Brandon, Florida 33511

Suite C


Brandon

2020 Town Center Blvd
Brandon, Florida 33511

Suite C

P: 813.280.7676
F: 813.355.5098

Central Tampa 2727 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Tampa, Florida 33607  Suite 780

Central Tampa

2727 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607

Suite 780


Central Tampa

2727 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607

Suite 780

P: 813.280.7676
F: 813.355.5098

North Tampa 14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd Tampa, Florida 33613  Suite B

North Tampa

14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33613

Suite B


North Tampa

14547 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33613

Suite B

P: 813.280.7676
F: 813.355.5098

Florida Medical Clinic participates with most major carriers. Please consult your insurance carrier prior to your appointment to verify our participation status with your insurance plan. This list is subject to change and is not all-inclusive.

AdventHealth Network
Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna PPO
AvMed
  • AvMed HMO
  • AvMed PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield aka: Florida Blue
  • BC Advantage 65
  • BCBS HMO
  • BCBS Medicare HMO
  • BCBS Medicare PPO
  • BCBS PPO (Includes EPO, PPC, BlueOptions, Blue Select)
CarePlus
  • CarePlus Medicare HMO
Cigna (Includes Great West)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
Coventry
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry Medicare HMO
  • Coventry Medicare PPO
  • Coventry PPO
Evolutions
Humana
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Medicare HMO
  • Humana Medicare PPO (Includes Choice PPO/PFFS)
  • Humana PPO
Medicare
Multiplan (Includes Multiplan, Beechstreet/ PHCS)
Railroad Medicare
Simply
  • Simply Medicaid
Tricare
  • Tricare East
  • Tricare East HMO (Prime)
United Health Care
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete HMO
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
Wellcare (Medicare Advantage HMO Plan)
WellMed
  • Wellmed- UHC Medicare

Testimonials

"I am a fan for life!"

I was referred to Dr. Clark by my gastrointestinal doctor yesterday because I was experiencing severe lowermost right side abdominal pain (indicative of appendicitis). His front office staff was super kind (Portia at check in and Marisol getting my vitals). This man did not have one bit of history with me yet he listened intently and examined me with care and spoke with me about my options as if I were a person in his family. Dr. Clark agreed surgery was needed sooner rather than later and suggested I proceed to the ER of the local hospital and get the CT scan which would allow us to move ahead. He arrived around 5 pm and was very matter of fact yet caring at the same time in the pre-op room then off we went! After what appears to be a successful surgery (I am home and feeling really good not even 15 hours later!) Dr. Clark took the time to call my husband and assure him all was well. I am a fan for life! Thank you all so much. ... Read More +
Beth B. - Tampa, FL

"I would highly recommend Dr. Clark to anyone"

Dr. Clark performed almost emergency surgery on me and was an excellent surgeon. He has such a calming, soothing manner about him that it made it very easy for me to trust him and believe that he knew exactly what he needed to do. I would highly recommend Dr. Clark to anyone.
Allette C. - Riverview

"Very thorough & welcoming"

Dr. Clark was very thorough and welcoming. I felt comfortable and prepared for my procedure. Thank you Dr. Clark!
K.B.
Dr. Clark performed surgery on my wife. He was responsive and office staff was pleasant.

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