Awards and Accomplishments
About Dr. Mehdizadeh
Omid B. Mehdizadeh, MD, is an Otolaryngology, and Head & Neck (ENT) surgeon. Working with colleagues in the Pacific Eye, Ear & Skull Base Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute, his particular expertise is in voice, swallowing and throat conditions (laryngology).
Dr. Mehdizadeh, a native of Los Angeles, graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with High Distinction in Molecular and Cell Biology: Neurobiology. Thereafter, he completed a year of research in digestive diseases at the Digestive Diseases Research Center at UCLA. He received his medical degree from the University of California at Davis School of Medicine. Following his medical training, he was awarded a research fellowship with world-renowned voice and swallowing expert, Dr. Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD, where he published numerous peer reviewed articles focusing on the advanced treatment of swallowing disorders.
Dr. Mehdizadeh completed a five-year residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at New York University. During his residency, he participated in surgical mission trips serving underprivileged and indigenous populations of Central America. He further realized his passion in laryngology when provided the unique opportunity of treating world-class opera and Broadway singers under the guidance of Dr. Milan Amin of Manhattan, New York.
He returned to the University of California at Davis to expand his expertise in complex voice and swallowing disorders while conducting a fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Belafsky at the UC Davis Center for Voice and Swallowing. Dr. Mehdizadeh has presented at international conferences and has received multiple recognitions for his work. Throughout his medical career, Dr. Mehdizadeh has focused his time educating medical and undergraduate students and by providing medical care to disenfranchised populations through community clinics.
- Disorders of the Larynx, Voice Box
- Disorders of Swallowing
- Airway Disorders
- Disorders of the Ear and Hearing
- Disorders of the Nose
- Disorders of the Throat
- Disorders of the Neck
Medicare, medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted. Please contact us to confirm coverage.
Patients can schedule a consultation with Dr. Mehdizadeh at his clinics:
Pacific Neuroscience Institute – Santa Monica:
2125 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Pacific Neuroscience Institute – Wilshire: 310-477-5558
11645 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, he is accepting new patients at this time.
Dr. Mehdizadeh’s clinical focus is otolaryngology, head and neck surgeries.
Dr. Mehdizadeh speaks English and Farsi.
Yes, Dr. Mehdizadeh is taking telehealth appointments.
Dr. Mehdizadeh’s office is located at 2125 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
Medical DegreeMD, University of California at Davis School of Medicine
ResidencyOtolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, New York University
FellowshipVoice & Swallowing (Laryngology), University of California, Davis
CertificationsAmerican Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery