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Craig J. Ball, M.D.




Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Body Tumescent Liposculpturing



June 21, 1949



Fort Worth, Texas



High School Armona Union Academy Armona, California, September 1963 - June 1967

DEGREE: Diploma


Pacific Union College Aungwin, California, September 1967 - June 1971

DEGREE: B.S Biology


Biology, Biochemistry research, student teaching, PUC, September 1971 - June 1973


University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, September 1973 - May 1977




California State License - (G38467), October 1978



Rotating Internship - General Surgery

Valley Medical Center 445 South Cedar Fresno, California, June 1977 - June 1979


Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Facial Plastic Internship)

White Memorial Medical Center 1720 Brooklyn Avenue Los Angeles, California, July 1979 - June 1982



ENT,Head and Neck, Facial Plastic Surgery

Private Practice at White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

June 1982 - October 1999


Chief of ENT, Head & Neck, Facial Plastic Surgery

Private Practice at Serra Medical Center & Pacifica Hospital of the valley,Los Angeles, California

June 1982 - October 1999


Facial Plastic Surgery, general Liposuctioning

Joined Ray Henderson, MD in private practice; Palm Desert, California

November 1999 - October 2000


Facial Plastic Surgery, general Liposuctioning

Partner with Andrew Orden, MD in Plastic Surgery Institute Rancho Mirage, California

January 2001 - December 2002


Facial Plastic Surgery, general Liposuctioning

Built & Established cosmetic Surgery Institute; Palm Desert, California

December 2003 - December 2007


Reliquished License 12-31-2007;sold practice to Mo Zakhireh,MD

December 2007



Clinic Director - Rancho Los Amigos Hospital

Department of Otolaryngology


Chief of ENT/Head and Neck Surgery-Facial Plastics

Serra Medical Clinic and Pacifica Hospital of the Valley, 1985 - 1999



Los Angeles County Medical Association

California Medical Association

California Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons

American Society of Liposuction Surgery



White Memorial Hospital

1720 Brooklyn Avenue

Los Angeles, California 90033


Washington Hospital

12101 West Washington Boulevard

Culver City, California 90232


Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital

4450 Lincoln Boulevard

Marina Del Rey, California 90291


Pacific Hospital

9449 San Fernando Road

Sun Valley, California 91352


Rancho Los Amigos Hospital

7601 East Imperial Highway

Downey, California 90242



Neuronanatomy of the Head and Neck

White Memorial Medical Center, Guest Lecture Series, November 11, 1982


Diagnosis and Treatment of Glomus Jugular Tumors

White Memorial Medical Center, Pediatric Surgery Conference, October 22, 1986


Copying With Ear Pain at High Altitudes

United Airlines, LAX S.W., Los Angeles International Airport, Health Safety Fair, October 30, 1986


Paroid Gland Tumors and Surgical Pitfalls

Grand Rounds, UCSD, Residents and Faculty, September 22, 2000


Multiple Board-Review Lectures to Residents, 1982-1986


Multiple Conferences on lasers, i.e, 532 Iriderm Diolite, 595 Cynosure Pulse Dye

2940 Sciton Earbium Laser, Lumenis CO2 Laser, Coherent Diode, Q-Switched YAG, since 1994


Multiple International Conferences on body liposculpturing, including hands-on workshops in Denver, Iowa, Klein, Sothern California.


While in private practice at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles and Cosmetic Surgery Institute of Palm Desert, taught facial plastics and body contouring to cosmetic surgeons, one-on-one in office.