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Cross Bite Causing Chronic Pain, Interrupted Sleep and Issues with Self Confidence. Jaw Reconstruction - Santa Monica, CA
I feel very comfortable and extremely confident in Dr. Mark Urata. He is beyond qualified. Mark M. Urata is head of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Urata had been associated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles as director of Craniofacial Surgery and medical director in the Division of Plastic Surgery. He is currently director of Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and co-director of the Cleft Team at Shriner's Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Urata is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery (2005-present) and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2007-present). He specializes in complex craniofacial anomalies, including craniosynostosis, syndromic (Apert, Crouzon, Treacher-Collins, etc.) reconstruction and jaw deformities. Dr. Urata is an assistant professor of plastic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California and a research assistant professor in the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology at the USC School of Dentistry. Dr. Urata is a member of the: American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (2006-present) Plastic Surgery Research Council (2006-present) American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association (2003-present) California Society of Plastic Surgeons (1999-present) Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons (1999-present) American Society of Plastic Surgeons (1999-present) American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1994-present) American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1989-present) Southern California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1989-present) Marsh Robinson Academy (1989-present) American Dental Association (1994-present) California Dental Association (1994-present) San Gabriel Valley Dental Association (1994-present) Southern California Japanese-American Dental Society (1994-present) Southern California Society of Dental Anesthesia (1989-present) LAC/USC Medical Center Health Research Association (1993-present) He is a Fellow of the Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology. Dr. Urata received a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California in 1985. He received a D.D.S. degree from the USC School of Dentistry in 1989 and completed a residency (1989-93) in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (LAC/USC)Medical Center. Dr. Urata received an M.D. from the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California in 1996. He completed an internship (1996-97) and a residency (1997-99) in general surgery at LAC/USC Medical Center. Dr. Urata completed a residency (1999-02) in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Southern California and a fellowship (2002-03) in craniofacial surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. 100% the right surgeon for me!