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Dr. Babak Larian

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Beverly Hills, CA
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

9401 Wilshire Bl Ste 650, Beverly Hills, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

No Value

Medicare

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

About

Bio

Babak completed a residency in Otolaryngology, Head Neck Surgery at UCLA. He has been the director of a Cedars-Sinai Center of Excellence, and continuously strives to create programs to improve the lives of his patients. He is a regular guest speaker at a variety of national and international conferences, and is a director of the Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Parathyrod, Sinus Surgery, Head Neck Cancer 3-day Biannual Conference. He is also in Charge of a medical team that annually visits rural Guatemala on humanitarian missions. Caring for his patients' is a passion.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Cough: There is no precise description, but if you are coughing enough where it's more then just clearing your throat several times a day and it happens wit... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Tongue lesions: It's hard to asses without looking at it. U can have moles or blood vessels under the surface that appear dark. You should definitely have an ENT or o... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Disequilibrium : Yes it could play a role, but most likely not the only reason. Stop the tylenol (acetaminophen) pm first and if after one week the problem persists th... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Pharyngitis spread: Anything that would allow transfer of saliva or mucous which could contain bacteria. So sharing utensils or cups, kissing, and coughing which could ae... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Swollen tongue: Swollen tongue is just a description of a tongue that has become larger then previously, this can happen because infection, inflammation, allergic rea... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Sinus pressure: You have to help the sinus openings get wider so that the air pressure or mucous build up in the sinus can get out. In order to do that, u have to kn... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Auricle infection: More then likely this is a skin infection locally. Start by treating with antibiotic ointment.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Chronic cough : There are many reasons for a chronic cough in addition to infection; nasal allergies, post nasal drip, acid reflux, and non-infectious bronchitis. You... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Earache: Earache comes from several sources 1. Infection or inflammation in the ear 2. Jaw joint inflammation from grinding ur teeth 3. Infection or a lesion ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Candida: Yes, because candida is an infection it can cause swelling of your tongue and more specifically the lymphoid tissue on the back of the tongue that act... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Hearing loss: The most likely cause is loud noise exposure. Either work related or socially (walkman, studio 54 etc...). We also live in a more noise polluted envi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Pharyngitis signs: It could inflamed tissue or nodes or infection. It needs to be examined to asses what it is exactly.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Lip swelling : Without looking at it, it would be impossible to know. Possibilities include, traumatic swelling, bacterial or viral infection, salivary gland inflam... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Sinusitis: Your sinuses are immediately under that area, so it may be a sinus infection. If you have nasal allergies then its very likely. Infection or inflamm... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Copd: Most likely because 2 is not enough. But be cautious because with COPD the sensors in the body no longer work properly and sometimes they mistakenly m... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Throat chest burn: The reason for this something causing inflammation on those areas. The two most common reasons would be an infection or acid reflux.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Swallowing air: In addition to having gas it may also cause distant ion of your which will make your belly feel bloated, but that will also pass as gas comes up and y... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Pharyngitis: This could be either viral or bacterial. If it's viral then the treatment is rest and vitamin c. If it's bacterial then u will need antibiotics. To cu... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Head injury: Yes, you should see your doctor right away. The chance of serious injury is not high, but because of nausea and dizziness you need to make sure there ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Epistaxis: The main cause is dryness of mucosa on the septum. This can be treated by applying vaseline once or twice a day. This is made worst by aging because t... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Shingles in Ear: Shingles in the ear is very serious. The treatment initially includes antivirals and high dose steroids. Hearing loss that remains after this treatmen... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Calcium deposit: No, there are no reported cases of high calcium leading to deposits on the inner ear, and vertigo. Bppv is also not caused by high calcium levels.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Neck swelling: No, and it can actually make it worst. Ice pack would be better unless u have a salivary gland infection.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Sleep apnea: It's not very likely but certainly possible. Sometimes it happens not because of being overweight but rather because of the anatomy of your jaw and th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Babak Larian
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 26 years experience
Nosebleed: Most common causes of nose bleed are: dryness of the membranes, trauma of the membranes, high blood pressure, blood thinners.

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Testimonials
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Dr. Larian is not only a very knowledgeable and skilled surgeon but also an amazingly kind and giving human-being. He has my highest recommendation.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Larian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Larian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Awards

Assistant clinical professor of surgery UCLA
Chief of ENT, Head & Neck Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Regents Scholar, Regents of University of California

Affiliations

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
American Head and Neck Society
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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