Dr. Clifford Deal III, MD

Dr. Clifford Deal III, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Clifford Deal III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

7607 Forest Ave Ste 220

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 285-9416

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Deal III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Mastectomy
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Deal III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Deal III "Clifford L. Deal, III, MD, received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and his medical degree from VCU?s Medical College of Virginia (MCV). He completed his general surgery residency at MCV. He is board certified in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Deal previously served in the 82nd Airborne Division and currently serves as Major in the United States Army Reserve. Dr. Deal has received the Outstanding Resident Physician Leader Award from the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Young Star Award from the Medical Society of Virginia. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the Richmond Academy of Medicine and the Medical Society of Virginia. He holds a faculty appointment at MCV and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery. Dr. Deal is Chief of Surgery at Henrico Doctors? Hospital. Dr. Deal was chosen by his peers as one of Richmond?s ?Top Doc? in 2008 for General Surgery in Richmond Magazine. Dr. Deal and his nurse, Linda Smith, work together as a team to provide outstanding and compassionate care through the entire course of treatment. You can expect the highest commitment to service and personal attention. They believe it is a privilege to be chosen as your surgical team."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

57  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington And Lee University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Deal III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deal III's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deal III to family and friends
32 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Deal III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (16)

Spot on doctor! very professional!
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I definitely would recommend Clifford Deal for General Surgery. He took his time to explain exactly what he would do on the day of surgery, he projects the confidence I look for in a surgeon (I am sorry to say I have had 10 different surgeries in the past 10 years), he has an excellent bedside...more
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During a time of great anxiety and stress, Dr. Deal not only provided excellent care but also kindness and compassion.
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I have nothing but gratitude and admiration for Dr. Deal and his staff. Their caring compassion and attention to detail were so comforting for me and my family. He has my utmost confidence, therefore I won't hesitate to recommend him to others. My heartfelt thanks to everyone there!
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Would 100% recommend Dr Deal for breast surgery. He is kind and compassionate, I was scared to death of my cancer dx but he talked to my husband and I for over an hour reviewing my options and giving me the knowledge I needed to move forward. He called me on the phone to answer my questions after...more
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