310-878-0830

Vitamin D & The Parathyroid

Most of us know that vitamin D and calcium go hand in hand. That is because vitamin D aids in the proper absorption of calcium in our bodies. This is the reason why milk is commonly fortified with vitamin D or else the calcium in the milk would not get absorbed by the...

You Might Have A Parathyroid Problem If…

The parathyroid glands are four of the lesser-known glands in the human body. With symptoms of parathyroid problems often being misdiagnosed, many people living with a parathyroid problem may not even know it! Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for...

What Are Ectopic Parathyroid Glands?

Did you know that the term “ectopic” simply means “in an abnormal position”? By definition, ectopic parathyroid glands are parathyroid glands that are not located in the standard position in the body. Babak Larian, MD, FACS, parathyroid expert in Los Angeles, sees...

Treating Osteoporosis Caused By Parathyroid Disorder

Osteoporosis, or bone disease, affects nearly 57 million Americans. You are probably familiar with the connection between calcium and osteoporosis, but did you know that osteoporosis might be caused by an underlying parathyroid disorder? The parathyroid is comprised...

Healing After Parathyroid Surgery

As an experienced head and neck surgeon, Dr. Larian understands that presenting a patient with proper post-operative care is always among the highest importance to ensure that recovery following a minimally invasive parathyroid procedure goes just as smoothly as...