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Dr. marcia Clark

Dr. Marcia Clark is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Associate Professor working at the Bone and Joint Clinic at the South Health Campus. 


Orthopaedic Surgeon, MD, MSc., Dip Sport Med., FRCS(C)

Site Lead for Surgery at the South Health Campus 

Arthroplasty Hip, Knee & Trauma 

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary


Marcia's clinical interests involve complex primary and revision hip and knee surgeries. She also has a diploma in sports and exercise medicine. She has an active role in post-graduate surgical education assisting in curricular change of the Surgical Foundations programs at a national level. 

Marcia has an advisory role with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in the CanMEDS 2015 project, the Simulation Educators Course and is a member of the  CanMEDS Academy of Educators. Marcia provides sport medicine coverage to the Canadian Alpine Ski Team, Formula One Car Racing (Montreal), and the U of C Dino's.

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Dr. Clark completed her undergraduate degree at the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque) and her medical degree at the University of Calgary followed by Orthopaedic Residency training at the University of Alberta. 

She completed two Fellowships. Firstly, a Hip and Knee Reconstruction Fellowship, at the Wakefield Clinic in Adelaide, South Australia; and then at University of Calgary in Surgical Education where she earned a Master of Science in Medical Education.

research interests 

Dr. Clark focuses her research efforts towards stimulation in healthcare. 


  • Posner G, Clark M, Grant V. Simulation in the clinical setting; towards a standard lexicon Advances in Simulation, 2017 Sept 2:15

  • Christie M P, Doyle-Baker, PK, & Clark M. Injury surveillance of U14 alpine racers in a southern Alberta ski club: feasibility study with preliminary injury incidence. In (Ed.E. Mueller), Science and  Skiing VII, Meyer and Meyer, Salzburg Austria. 2017 In press.

  • Doyle-Baker PK, Kashluba K, & Clark M. Evaluation of a current dryland training program in alpine ski racers under 14 years. In (Ed. E. Mueller), Science and Skiing VII, Meyer and Meyer, Salzburg Austria. 2017 In press

  • Beaupre LA, Stampe K, Masson E, O’Connor G, Clark M, Joffe AM, Boychuk LR, Lavoie G. Healthrelated quality of life with long-term retention of the PROSthesis of Antibiotic Loaded Acrylic Cement system following infection resolution in low demand patients. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 2017 Jun 23;25(2):2309499017716257.

  • Gibson E, Kooner S, Clark M. Peri-prosthetic Total Knee Fracture After Remote Reconstruction of the  Anterior Cruciate Ligament Journal of Medical Case Reports 2017 11:276

  • Kooner S, Clark M, Johal H. Bicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Versus Total Knee Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Medial Compartment and Patellofemoral OsteoarthritisArthroplasty Today, Accepted for Publication 2017

  • Stampe, K., Beaupre, L., Masson, E., O'Connor, G., Clark, M., Joffe, M., & Lavoie, G. 2016. Healthrelated quality of life is maintained with long-term retention of the prostalac system following infection resolution in low demand patients. Bone Joint J, 98(SUPP 21), 85-85. 

  • Kooner SS, Clark M. The Effect of Synovectomy in Total Knee Arthroplasty for Primary Osteoarthritis: A Meta-Analysis. J Knee Surg 2016 Jul 5. PMID:27380472 DOI:10.1055/s-0036-1584560

  • Clark M, Kontio K, Lalani A. Orthopedic Trauma. In: Yanchar N, Lopushinsky S, ed. by. Trauma Resuscitation in Kids - Trauma Care providers Guide [Internet]. 1st ed. Ottawa: Practice Performance and Innovation Unit, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; 2015. Available from:

  • Oswald A, Chan M-K, Mann K, Weston W, Cea E R, LeBlanc C, Bhanji F, Goertzen J, Walton J, Clark M, Wong B M. Scholar: Teacher Chairs. In Frank JR, Snell L, Sherbino J, editors. CanMEDS 2015 Physician Competency Framework. Ottawa: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada 2015.

  • Beaupre LA, Rezansoff A, Clark M, Ho J, Lambert RGW, Majumdar SR. Bone Mineral Density Changes in the Hip and Spine of Men and Women 1-Year after Primary Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prospective Cohort Study, J Arthroplasty. 2015 Dec;30(12):2185-9

  • Almansoori KA and Clark M, “Increasing Trends in Orthopedic Fellowships Are Not due to Inadequate Residency Training,” Education Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 191470, 9 pages, 2015.

  • Clark M, Hutchison C, Lockyer J Musculoskeletal Education: A Curricular Evaluation at One University. BMC Medical Education 2010, 10:93

  • Clark M, Campbell D, Kiss G, Dobson PJ, Lewis PL (2010) Reintervention after Mobile-bearing Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 February; 468(2): 576– 580.

  • Clark M, O’Hara C, Smith A, Dobson P (2009) Glomus Tumor and Knee Pain: A Report of Four Cases. The Knee 2009;16(3)231-234



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