Dr Thomas Clark
Consultant Stroke Physician and Clinical Lead for Stroke (PRUH site)
MBBS ,MSc, BSc (Hons), MCRP (UK) (Geriatrics)
General and Geriatric Medicine
- Stroke medicine
Dr Clark trained at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine and graduated in 2004. Having completed his specialist training in General, Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, he joined King's College Hospital as a Consultant in 2013.
In 2014 he completed an MSc in Leadership and Management for which he was awarded a distinction and research prize. Dr Clark enjoys applying this theoretical grounding to his clinical practice with the overarching aim of continually improving the quality of care provided to patients.
During his time at the Denmark Hill site, Dr Clark helped develop an acute Geriatric Medicine service. This service works with GPs and the Emergency Department and improves the care provided to older people through better access to Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. Dr Clark was also joint clinical lead for the Acute Health and Ageing Unit at the Denmark Hill site.
In October 2016 Dr Clark moved to the Princess Royal University Hospital to take up the position of Stroke Consultant. In February 2017 he was appointed Clinical Lead for the Stroke Service. Dr Clark provides care to inpatients on the Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and Stroke Unit, and contributes to the transient ischemic attack (TIA) and thrombolysis service. As part of his leadership role he works with the Stroke Unit staff and other stakeholders to ensure a continually improving and responsive high quality service.
- British Association of Stroke Physicians
- British Geriatrics Society
- British Medical Association
- European Stroke Association
- General Medical Council
- Royal College of Physicians London