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Tatyan Clarke, MD tatyan clarke, md


Assistant Professor, Surgery

Telephone: 215-707-3471

Email: tatyan.clarke@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Surgery

Division of General & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Section of Bariatric Surgery



Educational Background:


BS, Biological Sciences (minor Theatre), University of Southern California


MD, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California


Residency/Internship, General Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California


Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Florida


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clinical Interests:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Preventive care for obesity
  • Metabolic diseases

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board certification(s):

  • American Board of Surgery

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professional affiliations:


  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

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Research Interests:


  • General surgery outcomes research
  • Hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Hiatal hernia repair and fundoplication
  • Bariatric surgery

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

23290529. Goldberg RF, Rosales-Velderrain A, Clarke TM, Buchanan MA, Stauffer JA, McLaughlin SA, Asbun HJ, Smith CD, Bowers SP, Variability of NSQIP-assessed surgical quality based on age and disease process. J Surg Res 182:2(235-40)2013 Jun 15

22969197. Rosales-Velderrain A, Bowers SP, Goldberg RF, Clarke TM, Buchanan MA, Stauffer JA, Asbun HJ, National trends in resection of the distal pancreas. World J Gastroenterol 18:32(4342-9)2012 Aug 28

21046164. Clarke T, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Cheng BC, Olasky J, Sohn HJ, Moazzez A, Algra J, Chaghouri E, Berne TV, Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy for the obese patient: a subset analysis from a prospective, randomized, double-blind study. Surg Endosc 25:4(1276-80)2011 Apr

20680350. Clarke T, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Cheng BC, Algra J, Olasky J, Sohn HJ, Moazzez A, Balouch M, Fibrin glue for intraperitoneal laparoscopic mesh fixation: a comparative study in a swine model. Surg Endosc 25:3(737-48)2011 Mar

20375915. Speer AL, Sohn HJ, Moazzez A, Portillo J, Clarke T, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Establishing an acute care surgery service: lessons learned from the epidemiology of emergent non-trauma patients and increasing utilization of laparoscopy. J Trauma 69:4(938-42)2010 Oct

19803730. Clarke TM, Citron DM, Towfigh S, The conundrum of the gram-positive rod: are we missing important pathogens in complicated skin and soft-tissue infections? A case report and review of the literature. Surg Infect (Larchmt) 11:1(65-72)2010 Feb

18794429. Clarke T, Sohn H, Kelso R, Petrosyan M, Towfigh S, Mason R, Planned early discharge-elective surgical readmission pathway for patients with gallstone pancreatitis. Arch Surg 143:9(901-5; discussion 905-6)2008 Sep

17387571. Clarke T, Matsuoka L, Jabbour N, Mateo R, Genyk Y, Selby R, Gagandeep S, Gallbladder mass with a carbohydrate antigen 19-9 level in the thousands: malignant or benign pathology? Report of a case. Surg Today 37:4(342-4)2007

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