Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012
Babak Larian, MD, who had been the director of the Head and Neck Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai, has been appointed the Chief of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical Center. He began the position on January 1, 2012 and will hold the position until December 31, 2014.
Dr. Larian is a highly experienced and board certified Head & Neck Surgeon and an Ear, Nose, & Throat Specialist. He is also offers his expertise at the Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Center and the Cedars-Sinai Sinus Center.
“Being offered the position of Chief of Head & Neck Surgery is a great honor, and I was very excited when I accepted the proposal. Cedars-Sinai is a world-class hospital with an excellent staff, and I am honored to be a part of it,” said Dr. Larian.
Dr. Larian has extensive experience in treatment of all head and neck cancers, including complex advanced tumors, skull base tumors and recurrent cancers. He has expertise in minimally invasive thyroid, parathyroid, parotid gland, salivary gland surgery, endoscopic laser tumor resection and Zenker's diverticulotomy. Dr. Larian puts a special emphasis on treatment options that take into account form and function, and he carefully plans reconstructive and facial reanimation procedures to optimize speech, swallowing, facial movement and appearance.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a non-profit multi-specialty academic health science center, known for providing the highest quality patient care that modern medicine has to offer. The hospital employs a staff of over 2,000 physicians and 10,000 employees. A team of 2,000 volunteers and more than 40 community groups support a patient-base of over 16,000 people. Cedars-Sinai is dedicated to excellent, compassion, innovation, and the art & science of healing.
Dr. Babak Larian, the Chairman and the Director of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Los Angeles, is a highly experienced and reputable, board-certified ear, head and neck surgeon, specializing in ear, nose and throat surgery. Dr. Larian is nationally renowned for his expertise in minimally invasive surgery techniques in the treatment of sinus, thyroid, parathyroid, salivary glands and throat disorders.
For more information about the CENTER please visit http://www.LarianMD.com