Craig Clifford

Craig Clifford, DVM, MS, DACVIM


Dr. Craig Clifford is our first medical oncologist and the Director of Clinical Studies for Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties. A graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he received an MS degree in Animal Science/Virology from the University of Delaware.

After completing an internship and a medical oncology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology) in 2003. He joined Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in 2002 as a medical oncologist and Director of Clinical Research. Dr. Clifford was responsible for the creation of a clinical studies program at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Hope Veterinary Specialists and Valley Central Veterinary Referral Center and brings this expertise to PETS.

Dr. Clifford is a renowned oncologist who has authored/co-authored over 30 papers and book chapters. He was responsible for the creation of Veterinary Cancer Society resident review session and the Northeast Veterinary Co-operative Oncology Group. He is a frequent lecturer at major veterinary meetings in the USA and abroad and participates in Pet Emergency Treatment and Specialties Inc. sponsored symposiums.

Dr. Clifford has served on the VCS executive board and currently on the ACVIM Exam Rating Committee, Residency Training and Credentials Committee and is the Co-chair of the Standards of Excellence in Residency Education Task Force.