Dr. Lindsey Clark

Lindsey D. Clark, MD

Spine Surgery

Lindsey D. Clark, MD

As an orthopaedic surgeon, my clinical practice focuses on orthopaedic spine conditions as well as general orthopaedics. I currently see patients in Orchard Park and Warsaw, New York. In addition, I take spine trauma call at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), and general orthopaedic call at both Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and the Wyoming County Community Health System.

Whether treating spine conditions or ankle fractures, my first goal is to educate my patients. Together, my patients and I decide on the best treatment plan for them. I spend a lot of time with patients helping them understand their health conditions and treatment options. I show them their radiographs, MRIs and CT scans, and I explain the results of this testing. We then work through the best course of action. I always prefer to prescribe less invasive treatments before recommending surgery. If I think my patients can improve their symptoms with physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments or injections, that is the course of treatment I recommend. If I can improve their symptoms with less invasive treatments, I consider that a “win.” If none of those treatment modalities help, then I discuss surgery with my patients. I feel it is my obligation to determine if surgery is going to make my patients better, and I am very upfront with them.  If I do not think they will get better with surgery, I will not offer that as an option.

 

BrookBridge
5959 Big Tree Road, Suite 108
Orchard Park, New York 14127

Orchard Park
4180 Abbott Road
Orchard Park, New York 14127

Wyoming County Community Health System
400 North Main
Warsaw, New York 14569

This physician has privileges at the following hospitals:
Catholic Health
ECMC
Kaleida Health
Southtowns Surgery Center
Wyoming County Community Health System

State University of New York at Buffalo – M.D. 2005
University of Notre Dame – B.B.A. 2001

Hospital Training
University at Buffalo, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 2005-2010

Fellowships
Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship, UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 2010-2011

Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
AO Spine

February 2018 – ECMC: What is Sciatica 
March 2017 – Buffalo Business First: Wyoming Health System in services pact with Erie County Medical Center