Clifford DeveneyM.D.

  • Professor of Surgery, Division of Bariatric Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Digestive Health
  • Surgery

Special focus on

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery


Dr. Deveney is a surgeon who specializes in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery. His clinical interests include obesity, GI motility, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stomach cancer and esophageal cancer. Dr. Deveney received his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco, in 1969. Dr. Deveney is fluent in German and Spanish, plays the piano for his own pleasure, enjoys growing orchids, and is a long-time hobby wine-maker.


  • M.D., 1969, University of California Medical School
  • Residency:

    • University of California Affiliated Hospitals, San Francisco, California, 1976
  • Fellowship:

    • Academic trainee, National Institutes of Health, University of California, San Francisco, 1972 - 1974
  • Certifications:

    • Surgery, 1976; recertification 1986, 1995, 2005


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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