Richard Neville, MD – Institute Co-Director


Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, GW Heart & Vascular Institute

Richard F. Neville, MD, FACS is Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery, GW Medical Faculty Associates at George Washington University. Dr. Neville is Co-Director of the GW Heart & Vascular Institute.

He is a Washington, DC area native, who graduated from the University of Notre Dame. He completed medical school at the University of Maryland and a general surgery residency at Georgetown University before moving on to a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI) under the direction of Dr. Martin Leon. The fellowship in endovascular device development focused on investigation of intravascular ultrasound, atherectomy, laser angioplasty, and genetic endothelial seeding of stents. Dr. Neville then completed a vascular surgery fellowship under the direction of Dr. Robert Hobson. He subsequently returned to Georgetown University where he remained on the surgical faculty for twenty years prior to moving to GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Dr. Neville is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery. He has consistently been ranked among the Best Doctors in America and Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Docs and recognized by his peers with awards for clinical and research efforts. His clinical interests include lower extremity revascularization for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), wound healing and amputation prevention especially in diabetics, carotid treatment for stroke prevention including angioplasty and surgery, as well as hemodialysis access.

He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an active member of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the Eastern Vascular Society among others. Dr. Neville is an international lecturer and publisher of over 60 manuscripts and 150 abstracts. He is actively involved in research and the education of students, residents, fellows, and other physicians. Dr. Neville is a sought-after interview subject who has been featured on ABC News Nightline, NBC Evening News, Associated Press and Canadian National Radio.