James Hogue, MA, CCA
Medical Artist / Anaplastologist
James Hogue, MA, CCA, completed his clinical anaplastology training and board certification while on staff in the Madison, Wisconsin facility. Jim has since relocated to Los Angeles, California to help Medical Art Prosthetics provide needed services across the country. To his practice Jim brings years of experience in digital imaging, biomedical science, anaplastology, and prosthetics – not to mention a distinguished and valuable career in the related field of prosthetic special effects. Jim becomes not only an excellent resource for west coast patients but to our team of anaplastologists who share techniques for all our patients benefit.
Jim is an enormously talented artist who is an award-winning medical illustrator and a special effects sculptor/painter with many important films to his credit. These accomplishments are evidence of perhaps the most important ingredient in the provision of truly effective and life-like facial prostheses; a high degree of visual acuity and an abundance of natural artistic talent!
Jim holds a Master of Arts degree in Biomedical Communications from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he also studied prosthetics materials. His training and experience in clinical facial anaplastology has occurred in maxillofacial prosthetics settings at the University of Minnesota, The Mayo Clinic and Aesthetic Prosthetics of California. Jim also served as consultant to a specialty silicone prosthetics firm in Sweden.