Dr. William Caton is a renowned neurological surgeon practicing in Pasadena, California. He is the past president of the California Association of Neurological Surgeons, the group representing the neurosurgeons of California. He has been in the practice of Neurological Surgery for 33 years at Huntington Memorial Hospital, where he has served as the Chairman of Neurological Surgery for over 20 years. He continues to aid in the development of the neuroscience programs at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He represents the California Association of Neurological Surgeons with the L.A. County Trauma system. As a state representative for the California Association of Neurological Surgeons he attends the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. He actively participates in neurosurgical leadership at the state and national level and he is keenly aware of the current state of neurological surgery in the United States.
In the past he was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He is currently a consulting physician to the City of Hope National Medical Center. He has served as a consultant to the Neuroscience and Neurological Surgery Center and Cancer Hospital at the Naryanna Health Center, a thousand bed facility, in Bangalore, India. He has worked in the development of a brain tumor program at this cancer center.