Clifford J. Buckley, MD, FACS

Vascular Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Health

Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery

Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cost-Effective Surgery & After Care, Endografts for Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm; Endografts for Traumatic Aortic Tears, Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Endovascular Procedures, Limb Salvage, Lymphatic Obstruction, Surgical Techniques for Quality, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Varicose Vein Management, Venous Disorders

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Vascular Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    January 4, 1993

  • Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, MD, 1962
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, BA, 1958

  • Specialty Training
  • Clinic and Research Peripheral Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • General Surgery Residency, Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical Center, Lackland, Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Professor of Surgery

    Awards and Honors
  • One of America's Top Surgeons (Consumers Research Council of America)
  • Texas "Super Doctor", Texas Monthly, 2005
  • American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award, 1976
  • U.S. Air Force Systems Command Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Medical Practice, Wilford Hall U.S. Air Force Medical Center, 1973
  • Senior Consultant to Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force for General Vascular Surgery
  • United States Air Force Flight Surgeon of the Year 1967
  • President's Award for Excellence in Health Care Delivery and Service, Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine

  • Professional Memberships
  • Senior Vascular Surgery & Chief Consultant to Surgeon VA of the United States
  • Distinguished Fellow, Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Charter Member, Society of Endovascular Specialists
  • President, Texas Surgical Society
  • Past President, San Antonio Vascular Surgery Society
  • Surgical Consultant VISN-17, Veterans Administration Health Care System

  • Languages Spoken


    Central Texas Veterans Health Care Services, V.A. Hospital - Temple
    1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
    Temple, TX 76504
    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508