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Center for Advanced Parotid Surgery

The major salivary glands, especially the parotid glands, are intimately involved with very important nerves and structures. Treatment of the diseases of the salivary glands requires expertise not only to assure great outcome, but also to make sure these closely associated nerves and structures are well protected and preserved. Salivary glands are very active organs, in charge of not only moisturizing the mouth, but also protecting and constantly washing the teeth, lubricating the food and beginning the process of digestion. At the Center for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Los Angeles, we always take into account these very important functions and are at the leading edge of treatments that aim to preserve the natural anatomy of the salivary glands and the surrounding structure, as well as maximizing their function, while at the same time minimizing the impact of your parotid surgery..

Our team of experts, work together to assure you are diagnosed accurately. Our collective philosophy is to treat salivary disease in the least intrusive and invasive way possible; this requires an accurate diagnosis and top-notch parotid removal surgery in Los Angeles. We also aim to give you a speedy recovery.

Dr. Larian, parotid surgeon and director of the Center for Advanced Parotid Surgery in Los Angeles, is a renowned head & neck surgeon deeply committed to treatment of salivary disease. He has developed innovative procedures like the micro-parotidectomy, a minimally-invasive parotid removal surgery and is dedicated to advancement of the field.

Dr. Azizzadeh is a world renowned reconstructive surgeon, who works together with Dr. Larian to reconstruct surgical defects left by removing tumors in the parotid gland to create facial symmetry and harmony. These two doctors utilize their skill and experience to provide high quality parotid surgery in Los Angeles at the Center for Advanced Parotid Surgery.

Dr. Azizzadeh is the director of the Facial Paralysis Institute in Los Angeles, the premiere center for treatment of facial paralysis. Drs. Azizzadeh and Larian work together to treat patients that have facial paralysis for a variety of reasons, including paralysis caused by parotid surgery done elsewhere. As facial nerve experts, they have an intricate understanding of the facial nerve anatomy and function. They have not had any cases permanent paralysis from parotidectomy performed for benign parotid tumor removal. In cases where cancers involve the facial nerve and have caused paralysis, they work together not only to remove the cancer but to also reconstruct the facial nerve and the face in the same operation.

If you or someone you know needs the help of one of the best parotid surgeons in Los Angeles & the U.S., contact us today. Schedule a consultation at the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery Los Angeles, by calling 888.574.0178 and finding out more about how you can receive effective parotid removal surgery..

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Chief of Head & Neck Surgery at Cedars-Sinai
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA