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Craig Clifford 
DVM, MS, DACVIM

Dr. Craig Clifford has been board certified in medical oncology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2003. He joined Hope Veterinary Specialists in 2012 as a medical oncologist and Director of Clinical Studies and has played an integral role in establishing the oncology department. He oversees the clinical studies program, which enables Hope Veterinary Specialists to offer cutting-edge technologies and novel therapies to oncology patients and patients of other specialties. These studies will benefit both patients and their owners.

Dr. Clifford graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. He completed an internship and a medical oncology residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 and joined Red Bank Veterinary Hospital as a medical oncologist and Director of Clinical Research in 2002. In 1993, he received an MS in Animal Science/Virology from the University of Delaware. He received his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1990.

Dr. Clifford and his family live in Montgomery County with their son and 2 dogs (Franklin and Willowbee). He enjoys sports of all kinds and traveling.

Additional Experience

Dr. Clifford is a well-renowned oncologist who has authored/co-authored over 60 papers and book chapters. He was responsible for the creation of the Veterinary Cancer Society‘s resident review session and the Northeast Veterinary Co-operative Oncology Group. He is a frequent lecturer at major veterinary meetings in the United States and abroad and participates in Hope Veterinary Specialists-sponsored symposiums. Dr. Clifford has served on the VCS executive board, ACVIM Exam Rating Committee, Residency Training and Credentials Committee, ACVIM IOCART committee, ACVIM Strategic Planning Committee, and Oncology Pathology Working Group. He has been a co-chair of the Standards of Excellence in Residency Education Task Force and an examiner for the Australian Scientist’s Oncology Specialty Exam. He is a consultant for the Veterinary Information Network and also serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards for Industry (VRS Health, Q-Biotics, NovaVive, Zoetis, Elanco, Merial/Boehringer Ingelheim, Jaguar Animal Health, Plumbline Life Sciences, and Aratana) as well as several foundations including the Animal Cancer Foundation, Day by Day, and Puppy Up.


It was clear that you not only felt for us-but with us.


Pamela and David
Chichester, PA