Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
Director of Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Clements is Professor of Surgery and Director of Bariatric Surgery at Vanderbilt University. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the general surgical residency program at Carraway Methodist Medical Center. Dr. Clements completed the Laparoscopic Fellowship program at Vanderbilt University in 1998, a program he now directs. Prior to his current position, Dr. Clements was Professor of Surgery and the Director of Bariatric Surgery at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, a Level 1A Center of Excellence.
Dr. Clements is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Southern Surgical Association, and the Southeastern Surgical Congress. He is also a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He also serves on a number of committees in these organizations. Dr. Clements has published a number of peer-reviewed manuscripts, and his research interests include nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, metabolic changes associated with bariatric surgery and clinical outcomes of bariatric surgery.
A pdf of Dr. Clements' CV is linked here.
Ronald H. Clements, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
D-5203 Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2577
Phone: (615) 322-7555
Appointments: (615) 343-8988
Fax: (615) 343-9485