Mark M. Urata

Associate Professor of Surgery

Areas of treatment:

Craniofacial Surgery
Cleft Lip and Palate
Vascular Lesions
Jaw Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental Implants
Tooth Extractions


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery


  • Department of Surgery


  • English
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Mark M. Urata, MD, DDS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • USC Healthcare Center 4
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

About this doctor:


B.S. University of Southern California, 1989
Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1996


LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery, 1996 - 1997


LAC+USC Medical Center, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1989 - 1993
LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery, 1997 - 1999
University of Southern California, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1999 - 2002


University of California Los Angeles, Craniofacial Surgery, 2002 - 2003


American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professional society memberships:

Association of Academic Surgeons
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Research Council
American Cleft Palate / Craniofacial Association
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Southern California Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow, Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology
Marsh Robinson Academy
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
San Gabriel Valley Dental Society
Southern California Japanese American Dental Society
Southern California Society of Dental Anesthesia
LAC+USC Medical Center Health Research Association


Outstanding Graduate Recognition Award, 1996
Skull and Dagger Honor Society, 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society, Gamma Chapter, 1995
Dean's Letter - Outstanding Rating - Highest Level of Honors, 1995
Dean's Scholar, 1993 - 1996
Presidential Award of Leadership - President of the 950 House Officers of LAC+USC Medical Center, 1992
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon's Academic Award, 1989
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Donald B. Curnette Academic Achievement Award, 1989
Pierre Fauchard Academy Research Award, 1989
AADS / John O. Butler National Student Legislative Internship Award, 1989
College Bowl Trivia Competition-USC Four Member Team Champion, 1988
College Bowl Western U.S. Regionals Finalist at San Jose State University, 1988
USC Student Senate Outstanding Service Recognition Award, 1988