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Meet Dr. Ronald Clarke: A Leading Weight Loss Doctor Transforming Lives

Dr. Ronald Clarke, a visionary weight loss specialist, has become a beacon of hope for thousands seeking to shed unwanted pounds and reclaim their health. Born in Marley Vale, St. Philip, Barbados, Dr. Clarke's journey towards becoming a leading figure in the world of weight loss began with his remarkable achievements as a track and field athlete.


During his time at The Lodge School, from 1968 to 1976, Ronald Clarke showcased his exceptional athletic prowess by dominating the sprint scene. He had a high school record of 10.4 seconds. At Adelphi, he had a best time of 10.1 seconds in the 100 meters, which earned him an indelible place in the school's history.


Moving forward, Dr. Clarke pursued higher education at Adelphi University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1980 and followed it up with a Master of Science in Biology in 1983. These academic accomplishments laid the foundation for his multifaceted career.

Before venturing into the medical field, Dr. Clarke made waves as a world-class track athlete. His illustrious athletic career included achievements such as representing the Barbados National Team and Adelphi University's track team. He garnered a reputation as an eight-time All American NCAA Track and Field star and even became the NCAA 100 meters champion in 1980.


Transitioning into the medical realm, Dr. Clarke pursued his MD degree at Meharry Medical College, which he obtained in 1988. His expertise expanded to encompass Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Weight Loss. His dedication to holistic health and wellness led him to perform surgeries, assist in delivering babies, and specialize in helping individuals achieve their weight loss goals.


As an astute entrepreneur, Dr. Clarke's accomplishments extended beyond the medical sphere. He established Greater Mobile Physicians for Women PC in Mobile, Alabama, in 1998, offering a range of medical services. Driven by his commitment to transforming lives, he founded "Dr. Tips Weight Loss" to share his insights and strategies with a broader audience. His passion for philanthropy and community upliftment led to the creation of the "Dr. Ronald Clarke’s Foundation."

Dr. Clarke's impact reverberated further through his involvement in various ventures, including the co-founding of Greater Southeast Transport and "Blue Rabbit’s Paradise." These endeavors showcased his versatility and commitment to making a positive difference in diverse areas.


In recognition of his outstanding contributions, Dr. Clarke received accolades such as the Eagle Award for small business in 2003 and the Reader Choice award for business in 2007. His remarkable journey culminated in his induction into the Adelphi University Hall of Fame in 2016, celebrating his exceptional athletic achievements and professional success.

Dedicated to giving back, Dr. Clarke remains actively involved with The Lodge School Old Scholars Association. His aspiration to elevate The Lodge School's prominence in Barbados reflects his unwavering dedication to education and community development.


Continuing to inspire, Dr. Clarke was voted Clinical Preceptor of the Year 2022 by students at the University of South Alabama. His dedication to education and his commitment to excellence were further acknowledged by the International Lodge School Old Scholars Association (LSOSA), which honored him as the Honoree of 2022 in Atlanta.


Looking ahead, Dr. Ronald Clarke envisions a future where he can invest in the people of Barbados and contribute to the growth of The Lodge School. He plans to impart his laparscopic surgical expertise to aspiring doctors, nurturing the next generation of medical professionals.


Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Clarke finds solace in the outdoors, sports, jogging, travel, and the arts. Currently residing in Mobile, Alabama, he cherishes moments with his three children and continues to make a lasting impact on the fields of medicine, education, and community development.

  • B.S. Biology Adelphi University, New York

  • M.S. Biology Adelphi University, New York

  • M.D. Meharry Medical College, Tennessee

  • Residency: University of Cincinnati Hospital – Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Fellowship: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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