Dr. Clifford L. Deal, III is a Breast and General Surgeon with Richmond Surgical. He has previously served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Henrico Doctors' Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Deal is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve with the 946th Forward Surgical Team He saw action in the first Gulf War and Afghanistan. He is a senior parachutist and has been awarded the Combat Medical Badge and Combat Action Badge. Dr. Deal. serves in a variety of leadership positions. He is on the Board of the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation. He also serves on the Board of the Medical Society of Virginia and the Richmond Academy of Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Breast Surgeons and is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.
Along with his nurse, Ashley Vaughan, the team works together to provide outstanding and compassionate care through the entire course of treatment. You can expect the highest commitment to service and personal attention.
Prior to his work with Richmond Surgical, Dr. Deal served as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Henrico Doctors' Hospital, Administrative Chief Resident in the Department of Surgery at MCVH and VA Hospital and worked at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals Poison Control Center.
Previous positions with the United States Army include Faculty/Staff Surgeon, serving three months active duty at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington, as well as serving as a Captain with the United States Army Reserve and as a Surgical Resident, and as Captain of the Virginia Army National Guard as a Medical Detachment Officer. He was an Executive Officer with the United States Army 82d Airborne Division, 307th Medical Battalion and a Medical Platoon Leader with the 82d Airborne Division, 4th Bn/325th Airborne Infantry Battalion in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Dr. Deal currently serves on the Cancer Steering Committee, Medical Executive Committee and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at Henrico Doctor's Hospital, the Executive Committee at St. Mary's Ambulatory Surgery Center and the Associate Director of the Medical Society of Virginia.
- Attained his Doctorate of Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
- Holds a Masters Degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.