At the CENTER for Advanced Parotid & Facial Nerve Surgery, Dr. Larian and his team of specialists are trained to treat virtually any disease related to the parotid glands. Guided by our vast experience and compassionate care, we ensure you receive an accurate diagnosis and optimized treatment plan that results in a healthy, functional outcome.
Located near the ear, the parotid glands account for the vast majority of tumors in the salivary glands. As approximately twenty percent of parotid tumors turn out to be cancerous, a mass located near the ear, cheek, jaw, lip or inside the mouth requires immediate medical attention.Learn More >>
An inflammation of the parotid glands, parotitis is marked by facial swelling, dry mouth, fever, chills and a strange taste in the mouth. Over time, this condition may cause worsening pain and permanent damage to the parotid gland, making it important for patients to seek early treatment.Learn More >>
Parotid stones develop when chemicals, debris and calcium build up in the salivary and parotid glands, blocking the duct and causing swelling, inflammation and infection. A painful condition, parotid stones located deep within the duct may need to be surgically removed with a sialendoscopy procedure.Learn More >>
An extremely rare occurrence, a parotid cyst is a painless swelling or mass that forms in the parotid glands. Because these cysts are prone to infection and continue to grow over time, surgical removal is recommended.Learn More >>
Deep Lobe Tumor
Well hidden just below the skull, deep lobe tumors are challenging to detect and pose a significant risk to delicate nerves, blood vessels and the throat. Over time, these tumors put pressure on the surrounding structure and may become cancerous.Learn More >>