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Nancy Clarke, M.D.

Nancy S. Clarke, M.D., has been a consulting pediatrician for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu since September 2008. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She received an undergraduate degree from Tulane University with a double major in Asian studies and studio art.

Prior to starting her medical studies, Dr. Clarke lived and worked in East Asia. While in China, she worked with a company called "I Will Not Complain," helping multinational corporations improve their cross-cultural effectiveness. Part of her work in China included leading horseback riding expeditions in Inner Mongolia.

Dr. Clarke received a diploma in premedical studies from Harvard Extension School and completed her medical studies at Tufts University School of Medicine. During this time, she also pursued her interest in international relations by taking graduate level courses at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Dr. Clarke completed her residency at the University of Hawaii Pediatric Residency Program. She has been a member of the Community Pediatrics Division at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children since 2008, serving as a pediatrician in the hospital’s outpatient clinic and as a hospitalist in the newborn nursery. She is also an assistant professor for the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Clarke has particular interests in cultural competency in medicine with a specific emphasis on Micronesian and other Pacific Islander health issues. She has additional specific interests in breastfeeding medicine.

When not working with patients, Dr. Clarke enjoys being outdoors with her husband and four daughters, Phoenix, Indigo, Sage and Skye. She loves hiking, windsurfing and camping. Her hobbies include drawing comic strips and writing.


  • Medical Degree, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Hawaii Pediatric Residency Program