Dr. Hardesty is President-elect of the prestigious California Society of Plastic Surgeons and was formerly the Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Loma Linda Medical Center. He is Double-Board Certified in both plastic and general surgery. The delivery of personal, individualized, and total patient care has been the hallmark of Dr. Hardesty’s success. By a vote of his peers, he has been listed by U.S. News & World Report’s in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in America: Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Surgery and Best Doctors in America from 1996 to present. He is also a recipient of the “Patients’ Choice” award given in appreciation and praise for his quality care.