UI Hospitals and Clinics



Charles Clark, MD

Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (view Academic Profile)


Charles R. Clark, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthritic conditions of the hip and knee and cervical spine (neck) non-traumatic disorders.

Dr. Clark has received a number of prestigious awards including the Clinical Award for Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence by University of Iowa Physicians.

He has also been very active in a number of professional organizations such as the Association of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Cervical Spine Research Society where he served as a past president of both organizations.

Dr. Clark has over 100 publications and reviews and is currently working on research projects that involve improving knee surgery quality of care for patients.



  • Cervical spine arthritis
  • Cervical spine myelopathy
  • Cervical spine radiculopathy
  • Cervical spine stenosis
  • Hip arthritis
  • Knee arthritis

Education and Training


MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI


Orthopedic Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery