Chad Deal, MD, is the head of the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease at The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. A practicing rheumatologist at The Cleveland Clinic, he is a board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. Dr. Deal did his undergraduate work at Washington University in St. Louis. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas, was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, and graduated in 1977. His internship and residency were at Boston City Hospital in Massachusetts. He completed a fellowship in arthritis and connective tissue diseases at Boston University School of Medicine in 1982.
Dr. Deal has been in Cleveland since 1984. He was an associate professor of medicine at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine until 1999 when he left to join The Cleveland Clinic.
He has been an active investigator in multiple clinical trials relating to arthritis and osteoporosis and is author of more than 30 publications. He serves as a member of the Professional Meetings and Training and Workforce Committees for the American College of Rheumatology.