Download PDF

Ludlow Creary

  • Los Angeles, CA, US

Physician and Educator in Los Angeles, California

About Ludlow Creary

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.

Work experience

Jan 1971May 1976

Interm Chief/ Chairman

LAC-King/Drew Medical Center


Jan 1971Jun 1973


University of California, Los Angeles

Public Heath

Jan 1956Jan 1960


Howard University


Jun 1953Jan 1956


Long Island University