Mark M. Urata, MD, DDS

Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Accepting New Patients

Locations

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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
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7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
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7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1812 Verdugo Blvd , Glendale, CA 91208
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Provider Details

Language Spoken
English
Gender
Male
About Mark M. Urata , MD, DDS

Dr. Urata is uniquely qualified with board certifications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as Plastic Surgery. He holds faculty appointments at both The Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC School of Dentistry.

Dr. Urata completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery before matriculating to general surgery and then completing a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at USC. He then completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Urata has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters and has been voted amongst the nation's top surgeons according to multiple sources, including U.S. News & World Report, Best Doctors, and America's Best Plastic Surgeons. He maintains NIH-funded research within the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology related to defining TGF Beta signaling in palatogenesis. He is also interested in computerized planning of Le Fort III and orthogenic surgery and outcomes studies on cleft lip and palate.

It is a big part of my job to help people feel good about themselves and move through their normal lives without worry.

In general, the earlier I treat a problem, the better. When I see injuries immediately after they happen, I can often perform smaller, less invasive procedures that can prevent the need for a larger surgery later on.

Experience

Specialties
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Areas of Focus
Craniosynotosis, Syndromic Reconstruction, Vascular Anomalies, Pediatric and Adult Craniomaxillofacial Trauma, Post-Traumatic Reconstruction, Orthognathic Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery of the Head and Neck, Jaw Deformities
Academic Title
Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Brand New Day
  • United Healthcare
  • Watchtower
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • MultiPlan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CIGNA
  • Interplan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • First Health
  • Health Net
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Pacificare
  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • USC Network
  • NEXT
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Marian Health Services
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Medicare
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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