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Richard Clark, MD

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Dr. Richard Clark, MD


Phone Number
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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  • Medical Toxicology


Dr. Clark received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia and his undergraduate degree in economics and biology from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He served an internship and residency in emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where he served as chief resident. He also completed a fellowship in toxicology at the Samaritan Regional Poison Center at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix.

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine with special certification in medical toxicology, Dr. Clark serves as medical director of the San Diego Division of the California Poison Control Center and is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. He has served as principal investigator for many research studies and published hundreds of book chapters, abstracts, and articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics related to emergency medicine and toxicology. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for numerous scientific journals. Throughout his career, Dr. Clark has received numerous awards and honors including membership in the UCSD Academy of Clinical Scholars. He is a member of several professional societies and is a fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, 1995
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 1991

Medical Education

  • Medical College of Virginia, MD, 1986


  • Allegheny General Hospital, Emergency Medicine, 1989


  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Medical Toxicology, 1991
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