Dr. Babak Larian, MD, the Chairman and Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid & Facial Nerve Surgery in Los Angeles, is internationally recognized for his expertise in parotid surgery. Highly respected by peers and patients alike, the CENTER is the top facility for parotid surgery in the United States.
Meet Dr. Babak Larian
Dr. Larian is a distinguished board-certified head and neck surgeon. He is deeply committed to the treatment of individuals affected by parotid disorders and calls upon an entire team of experts to ensure his patients receive the best care possible. His cutting edge, minimally invasive approach to parotid removal provides incredibly high success rates and lower risks of complications as a top parotid surgeon.
Training & Accomplishments
After graduating from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine with academic and humanitarian distinction, Dr. Larian completed a six-year residency program in Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA, where he had extensive training in treatment of head & neck tumors. This training focused on diagnosing and managing complex tumors and cancers in the neck, the complications caused by these tumors, and repairing these complications. This experience allowed him to have a deep and extensive understanding of not only the anatomy of the neck, but also consequences of disease in this very delicate area of the body. From there, he went on to become the medical director of the Head and Neck Center of Excellence at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles from November 2009 to October 2011. He currently serves as the Clinical Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Together with Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Dr. Larian is the editor of the upcoming textbook "Parotid Surgery & Reconstruction" to be published in the Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. This much anticipated textbook is expected to be the preeminent book in its field.
The recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being named one of the Top Doctors in the field of ENT by U.S. World and News Report, Dr. Larian has cultivated a reputation as the most respected and knowledgeable parotid surgeon available. As such, he has been sought out by several media outlets to educate others about parotid surgery, including The Doctors and ABC 7 News.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Larian donates a lot of his time to charitable organizations. He is heavily involved in Medical Missions for Children, a foundation providing quality surgical skills to underprivileged children and young adults, as well as the Global Smile Foundation, an organization treating underserved patients with cleft lip and palate disorders.
Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, a Harvard-trained board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who is world-renowned for his proficiency in the facial nerve preservation, ensuring that parotid surgery is both functionally and aesthetically successful. Having penned five textbooks and contributed to hundreds of medical journals and articles, Dr. Azizzadeh is largely considered to be a preeminent leader in his field.Learn More >>
A board-certified head and neck surgeon, as well as an otology and neurotology specialist, Dr. Slattery has extensive experience evaluating, diagnosing and treating diseases of the parotid glands. With ample knowledge in cranial structures and facial nerve function and disorders, Dr. Slattery is fully qualified to ensure optimal outcomes for complex parotid removal cases.Learn More >>
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