Stuart Clark graduated in Dentistry from Edinburgh in 1985 before Oral and Maxillofacial posts in Edinburgh, Liverpool and Aberdeen. He qualified in medicine from Aberdeen in 1994 and completed basic surgical training in Aberdeen and Edinburgh and higher surgical training in Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.
In addition to dental and surgical fellowships he has a Diploma in Medical Education and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. He is a Council member and Trustee of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and the first OMFS surgeon outside Scotland to be elected to Council.
He is Dean of the International Post Graduate Deanery of RCSEd and actively involved in education and examinations.
He was formerly the Training Programme Director for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Chair of the Specialist Surgical Board for OMFS for the North West. He hosts, supervises and examines nationally and internationally for MRCS, and examines for specialist OMFS and MFDS examinations.
He is Clinical Lead for OMFS for Manchester Royal Infirmary and regularly instructs in advanced trauma and critical care.