Dr. Deziel Curriculum Vitae


University of Missouri-Columbia Plastic Surgery Residency
July 2015-Present
Anticipated graduation
June 30, 2021

University of Central Florida College of Medicine
August 2011-May 2015
Doctor of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Academic Excellence Award for Class of 2015
  • Faculty Choice Award for Class of 2015
  • Outstanding Senior in Surgery for Class of 2015
  • UCF COM Academic Scholarship
University of Florida
August 2007-May 2011
  • Bachelor of Health Science, Cum Laude
  • Florida Academic Scholars Award

Suture Clinic Instructor
July 2015-Present
  • Teach knot tying and suturing skills to 3rd year medical students before their surgery rotation
UCF College of Medicine Peer Academic Coach
August 2012-May 2015
  • Conducted test review workshops and organized student panels to discuss test taking strategies and effective study skills
Association of Women Surgeons- UCF COM Chapter President
February 2014-2015
  • Directed meetings, hosted speaker events, and organized a variety of community service activities
UF Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Teaching Assistant
Jan 2011- May 2011
  • Provided one-on-one tutoring for undergraduate students

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Resident Member
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Resident Member

Speech Outcomes after 1-Stage or 2-Stage Palatoplasty in CLP Patients
April 2018-Present
  • Retrospective study of speech outcomes in children age 5-years-old with a history of unilateral or bilateral cleft lip and palate repaired by either 1-stage or 2-stage palatoplasty
Feeding Outcomes in Patients with Pierre Robin Sequence
June 2019-Present
  • Retrospective study looking at feeding outcomes in children with Pierre Robin Sequence including incidence of gastric tube placement and if the incidence changes from undergoing mandibular distraction
UMHS Quality Improvement Project- Implementing Pre-filled Consent Forms
July 2018-Jan 2019
  • Created and implemented the use of pre-filled consent forms in clinic for common procedures performed by the Plastic Surgery service to increase efficiency in clinic as part of a Quality Improvement project

Sheahan L, Deziel A, Muzaffar A. Surgical Repair of a Congenital Sternal Cleft. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Submitted 2020 October

Rioux-Forker D, Deziel A, Williams L, Muzaffar A. Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2019 April; 82(4):469-476.


Vallabhaneni A, Deziel A, Muzaffar A. The Effect of One-Stage vs Two-Stage Approach to Cleft Lip and

Palate Repair on Speech Outcomes. Poster Presentation, University of Missouri SOM Annual

Research Day, Columbia, MO. November 2019.

Deziel A, Muzaffar A, Sharma S, Rice G. Evaluation and Treatment of Stress Velopharyngeal

Incompetence. Accepted for Poster Presentation, 2019 ASHA Convention, Orlando, FL.

November 2019.

Deziel A, Werk L. Impact of the Healthy Habits for Life Program in Child Care Settings.

  • Oral and Poster Presentation, University of Central Florida College of Medicine FIRE Mini-Conference, Orlando, FL. March 2013
  • Poster Presentation, 28th Annual Diabetes Clinical Conference, Orlando, FL. May 2013.
  • Oral and Poster Presentation, 4th Annual Women in Surgery Symposium, San Francisco, CA. June 2013.
  • Poster Presentation, Florida Medical Association Scientific Poster Symposium, Orlando, FL. July 2013
  • Poster Presentation, 2013 Reduce Obesity in Central Florida Kids Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. December 2013

Deziel A, Werk L. Proposal for evaluating the Impact of the Healthy Habits for Life Program in Child

Care Settings. Oral Presentation, University of Central Florida College of Medicine FIRE Mini-

Conference, Orlando, FL. March 2012.


USMLE Step-1, 2(CS &CK), 3                                     Passed



MO Temporary License No.                                          2015017599

FL Medical License No.                                                ME 147809

NPI No.                                                                        1154702546