Clark B. Fuller, MD
Clark Fuller, MD is board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He possesses extensive experience in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, with expertise in lung cancer and lung metastases screening and treatment, esophageal cancer and motility disorders, disease of the thymus, aerodigestive tract stenting, and chest wall tumors.
Dr. Fuller serves as an adjunct faculty member of the John Wayne Cancer Institute, is the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at St. John’s, and is on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has contributed immensely to the medical field, authoring numerous chapters and articles in thoracic surgery textbooks, and is involved with several medical societies, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr. Fuller is also a key investigator with the major oncologic clinical trial groups CALBG and ASCOG, and serves as a medical consultant for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Early Detection of Lung Cancer Project.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming, Dr. Fuller attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of Missouri, followed by a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Fuller then completed additional specialty training with a fellowship in Esophageal Surgery at the University of Southern California, followed by a second fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas’s MD Anderson Cancer Center where he specialized in minimally invasive surgical techniques.
In the Media
- Dr. Fuller discusses Ben Roethlisberger’s rib injury on NFL.com.
- Dr. Fuller discusses Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in professional athletes on the Bleacher Report.
- Dr. Fuller explains the risks associated with Browns linebacker’s chest injury here.
- Dr. Fuller discusses blood clots in the lungs with CBS KCAL9.
- Dr. Fuller comments on Josh Beckett’s return from thoracic outlet surgery here.
Learn more about Dr. Fuller’s presence in the media here.
Dr. Fuller Discusses His Inspiration for Becoming a Thoracic Surgeon
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