Babak Givi, MD

  • Specialties: Head & Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology
  • Languages: English, Persian
  • Phone: 212-731-6655
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About Me

My mission at NYU Langone is to guide people through the life-changing experience of receiving a cancer diagnosis. As a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of people with head and neck cancer, I aim to provide evidence-based care that is tailored to each person’s needs.

NYU Langone has enabled me to achieve this mission beyond my expectations. I work closely with a dedicated and compassionate team of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, radiologists, and speech and nutrition specialists at Perlmutter Cancer Center to create the best treatment plans for our patients.

My clinical focus is on reconstructive surgery after cancer treatment and on minimally invasive procedures. In addition to treating people who have cancer, I also help to manage a variety of noncancerous head and neck conditions, such as those affecting the salivary glands and parathyroid.

In my research, I focus on improving the quality of cancer care and medical education. These interests are directly linked to my goal of providing the best possible care at NYU Langone.


Conditions and Treatments

thyroid cancer, oral cancer, neck mass, swallowing difficulty, goiter, pleomorphic adenoma, oral cancer, sialendoscopy, neck dissection, glossectomy, transoral laser microsurgery, laryngectomy, jaw reconstruction, laser surgery, reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, minimally invasive surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, excision of melanoma, sentinel lymph node biopsy, thyroid surgery, excision of parathyroid, cancer screening, skin graft transplant, head and neck cancer, base of tongue cancer, mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the head and neck, nasopharyngeal cancer, osteoradionecrosis, skull base tumor, salivary gland tumor, glottic cancer, pharyngeal tumor, papillary thyroid cancer, adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck, supraglottic cancer, tonsil cancer, hyperparathyroidism, oropharyngeal cancer, bloodless, soft tissue sarcoma, thyroglossal duct cyst, head and neck tumors, hyperthyroidism, salivary stone, pleomorphic adenoma, laryngeal cancer, lip cancer, ranula, thyroid nodule, minor salivary gland tumor, medullary thyroid cancer , external ear tumor, salivary adenocarcinoma, subglottic cancer, dry mouth, parathyroid disease, oral cancer, hoarseness, squamous cell cancer, Warthin's tumor, goiter, submandibular gland tumor, paraganglioma, follicular thyroid cancer, thyroid cancer, nasal sinus cancer, hypopharyngeal cancer, radiation injury, pyriform sinus cancer, thyroid cancer lymphoma, thyroid disease, parotid disease, swallowing difficulty, tongue cancer
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2008
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Toronto, Head & Neck Surg Onc, 2012
  • Fellowship, Oregon Health Sciences University, Head & Neck Surgery, 2011
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Head & Neck Surgery, 2010
  • Residency, Oregon Health Sciences University, Surgery, 2008
  • Residency, Oregon Health Sciences University, Surgery, 2005
  • MD from Tehran University, 1998

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NYU Otolaryngology Associates

160 East 34th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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Academic office

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Phone

212-731-6655

Fax

646-754-9777

Clinical Trials and Research Studies

  • Phase II: Adaptive De-escalation of Radiation Therapy Dose In Favorable Risk HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Carcinoma (ART)

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  • A Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Eflornithine and Sulindac to Prevent Recurrence of High Risk Adenomas and Second Primary Colorectal Cancers in Patients with Stage 0-III Colon or Rectal Cancer Phase III Preventing Adenomas of the Colon with Eflornithine and Sulindac (PACES)

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Publications

  • Patterns of Care and Outcomes of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced HPV Positive Oropharyngeal Carcinoma: A National Cancer Database Analysis [Meeting Abstract]

    Tam, M.; Wu, S. P. P.; Lee, A.; Gerber, N. K.; Givi, B.; Li, Z.; Schreiber, D.; Hu, K. S.

    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2018 NOV 1; 102:E361-E361

  • Patterns of Care and Outcomes in Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Buccal Mucosa [Meeting Abstract]

    Garay, E. L.; Kavi, A.; Givi, B.; Lee, A.; Schreiber, D.

    International journal of radiation oncology biology physics. 2018 NOV 1; 102:E221-E221

  • Tam, Moses; Wu, S Peter; Gerber, Naamit K; Lee, Anna; Schreiber, David; Givi, Babak; Hu, Kenneth

    Laryngoscope. 2018 Oct 27; 128(10):2326-2332

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