Meet Mark Clark
Dr. Mark Clark graduated Pi Tau Sigma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 1972. He then attended dental school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and graduated with honors in 1976. After earning his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1980, he served his general surgery internship from 1980 through 1981. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery, at which time he held the position of chief resident, in 1982.
Dr. Clark is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Career Path/Organization Memberships
Dr. Clark opened his private practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1983 in Birmingham. He previously served as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital for nine years. He maintains a position of clinical assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. He serves on the board of the McCallum UAB Alumni Society. He is a Fellow and member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a member of the American Dental Association, American Medical Association, and Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as many local organizations.
The Current Practice
In July 2002, he and Dr. Holmes joined practices at a state-of-the-art outpatient surgery facility located in the historic Southside neighborhood of Birmingham. They have since opened other locations in downtown Trussville, Gardendale, and in the community of Inverness. In July 2019, Dr. Smith joined the practice and the trio opened a fifth location in Alexander City soon after. The group offers a wide range of treatments including extractions, orthognathic surgery, dental implants, cosmetic, and reconstructive procedures.