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Clark B. Fuller, MD is a Los Angeles thoracic surgeon board-certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Fuller is highly experienced in minimally invasive thoracic surgery along with expertise in excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), lung cancer screening and therapy, esophageal cancer and motility disorders, disease of the thymus, aerodigestive tract stenting, and chest wall tumors.
A key investigator with the major oncologic clinical trial groups CALBG and ASCOG, Dr. Fuller serves as a medical consultant for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Early Detection of Lung Cancer Project. He has authoring numerous chapters and articles in thoracic surgery textbooks and is involved with several medical societies, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. In addition to his work at La Peer Health Systems, Dr. Fuller is on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, serves as an adjunct faculty member at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, and directs the minimally invasive thoracic surgery center at St. John’s.
Dr. Fuller attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha after receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming. 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 two fellowships – one in Esophageal Surgery at the University of Southern California and a second fellowship in Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas’s MD Anderson Cancer Center.