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Board Certified, American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clark Odom is committed to ongoing education and research in his colorectal practice.
“I feel a great responsibility to my patients to stay abreast of the most advanced techniques in the treatment of colorectal disorders,” he explains.
Graduating Magna Cum Laude from both McMurry University and the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, Dr. Odom proved his commitment to education early on. He earned a fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas in colon and rectal surgery after his general surgery residency at Bexar County Teaching Hospital.

F. Clark
Odom, M.D.

A Gifted Colorectal Instructor

For the past thirty years in his practice at Texas Health Resources Dallas, Dr. Odom has taught fellows through a program with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

One of the Best Colon Cancer Doctors Dallas Has to Offer

Dr. Odom is one of the leading colon cancer doctors in Dallas. His practice encompasses all colorectal health disorders including minimally invasive colon surgery, colonoscopy for screening, diagnosis and therapeutic practices, and the expert treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and hemorrhoids. Dr. Odom also takes great pride in knowing he can make a difference in his patients’ lives and was just recently recognized by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas as being one of 30 physicians who ranked in the Top 1% in the nation for patient satisfaction in 2015.

A Love for Genealogy and Photography

Dr. Odom is a native of small-town Texas, growing up in Cisco. He has four children and now lives in University Park, near Dallas. Dr. Odom is an amateur photographer and has a personal interest in genealogy that led him to discover that his ancestors first settled in Dallas County in 1848.
Dr. Odom is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

ABOUT F. Clark
Odom, M.D.


  • Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, Texas
  • Residency in General Surgery Baylor University Medical Center – Dallas, Texas
  • Degree: M.D. University of Texas Medical School – San Antonio, Texas
  • Degree: B.A. McMurry University – Abilene, Texas

Postgraduate Teaching

  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Clinical Instructor


  • American College of Surgeons; Fellow
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons; Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Chi
  • AUST Society
  • Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association


  • D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas: 2001-2018, 2020
  • Best Doctors in America® 1996-2004, 2007-2008
  • Consumers’ Research Council of America Guide to America’s Top Surgeons

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Very satisfied with Dr. Odom. Our family has used him for years. He removed part of my brother’s colon and he has been cancer free for 15 years now. Our family uses him for our colonoscopies.

– Anonymous