- Los Angeles, CA, US
As the owner and medical director of Visiting Angels of Los Angeles (VALA), Dr. Ludlow Creary builds upon nearly six decades as a doctor of medicine and a clinical educator. An individual of African American descent, he has a history of supporting other health care professionals and patients of color. Dr. Ludlow Creary currently furthers these ends as the executive secretary with the Minority Health Foundation and a board member with the Congress of Racial Equality.
Before assuming ownership of VALA in 2000, Dr. Ludlow Creary served more than two decades as professor and chairman with the LAC-King/Drew Medical Center Department of Family Medicine in Los Angeles. While employed in this capacity by LAC-King/Drew, he concurrently instructed University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) students as an adjunct professor from 1986 to 1998.
As a physician, Dr. Creary evolved from his private practice to medical program responsibility at the LAC-King/Drew UCLA Medical Center Department of Family Medicine. He has also served as a staff member with Martin Luther King Jr. General Hospital, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, and Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, Broadway Hospital, and West Adams Hospital.