Dr. St. Claire
Dr. Elbert K. St. Claire, III grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania in a family that valued kindness, respect, and compassion. His father was an Episcopal minister, his mother a community activist. Dr. St. Claire went to Vassar College and majored in psychology, the study of thinking and behavior.
After conducting research at the Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. St. Claire was accepted to Tulane University School of Medicine where he earned both his medical degree and masters in public health, focusing on health systems management. He returned to the northeast to complete his medical training. At Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in Manhattan, Dr. St. Claire cared for people from all walks of life.
After his residency, Dr. St. Claire joined a private medical practice in New York where he sharpened his clinical skills. He joined the New York County Medical Society, was the co-chair to the Young Physician Section, and now serves as the society’s Assistant Secretary. He joined the Medical Society of the State of New York and represents all young physicians across the state at their annual House of Delegates meeting. Most recently, Dr. St. Claire was elected to Fellow in his professional society, the American College of Physicians.
Dr. St. Claire is now taking his hometown values and applying them to his practice in Manhattan. He founded St. Claire Medical, PLLC to make sure people have a doctor’s office where they can be treated with dignity and respect. And he is working to not only get people well, but keep them well. Dr. St. Claire’s mission is to help others lead healthier and happier lives.
Dr. St. Claire lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife and two daughters, aged 10 and 14 years.