Frank Clark, MD
Frank Clark, MD
Dr. Frank Alexander Clark is a board-certified adult psychiatrist at Prisma Health-Upstate. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Monmouth College in Illinois and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University. He then completed his residency in general psychiatry at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine/Palmetto Richland Hospital in Columbia, SC.
Dr. Clark serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville and Medical Director & Division Chief for Adult Inpatient and ConsultLiaison Services for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Prisma Health.
In addition to his psychiatric practice, Dr. Clark has held many leadership positions in national organizations. He is the immediate past chair of the American Medical Association's Minority Affairs Section Governing Council. He has served on this council since 2012 when he was appointed as the resident representative. This council has afforded him the opportunity to influence health care policy affecting underrepresented minority populations and to encourage minority students to pursue careers in healthcare/medicine through pipeline programs such as Doctor’s Back to School.
Dr. Clark has a strong passion for medical missions work and has traveled to numerous countries including Zambia, Ireland, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Canada, and Haiti to serve others medically and spiritually. He considers his faith a significant factor in his success and his practice. Running, writing poetry, and traveling are three avid interests of his that help him keep balanced. He self-published his first book of poetry titled The Other Side.