Michael P. Clare, MD

Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery & Lower Extremity Trauma located in Sarasota, FL & Lakewood Ranch, FL

About Dr. Clare

Michael Clare, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and foot and ankle surgery specialist at 360 Orthopedics in Sarasota, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

Dr. Clare attended Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for his medical degree. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, followed by a foot and ankle surgery/lower extremity trauma fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Clare specializes in foot and ankle surgery and lower extremity trauma/reconstruction, including ankle replacement. He served as Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery from 2002-2005. In 2005 he returned to Tampa to join the Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) where he practiced and served as Director of Fellowship Education, and later Fellowship Director for the FOI Foot and Ankle Fellowship until December 2018. 

He returned to his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska in January 2019, and worked for Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, before returning to Florida to join 360 Orthopedics. He remains Course Director for the Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery Course held annually in Tampa since 2008. He has presented lectures and research at over 100 meetings and instructional courses, and has published over 70 research articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He has been included on the list of Best Doctors in America since 2011. Dr. Clare is married with three grown children, and is an avid golfer.

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Michael Clare, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and foot and ankle surgery specialist at 360 Orthopedics in Sarasota, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch, Florida.

Dr. Clare attended Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for his medical degree. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, followed by a foot and ankle surgery/lower extremity trauma fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Dr. Clare specializes in foot and ankle surgery and lower extremity trauma/reconstruction, including ankle replacement. He served as Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery from 2002-2005. In 2005 he returned to Tampa to join the Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) where he practiced and served as Director of Fellowship Education, and later Fellowship Director for the FOI Foot and Ankle Fellowship until December 2018. 

He returned to his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska in January 2019, and worked for Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, before returning to Florida to join 360 Orthopedics. He remains Course Director for the Current Solutions in Foot & Ankle Surgery Course held annually in Tampa since 2008. He has presented lectures and research at over 100 meetings and instructional courses, and has published over 70 research articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He has been included on the list of Best Doctors in America since 2011. Dr. Clare is married with three grown children, and is an avid golfer.


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