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About the website,

This webside was created for patient information only and to provide them with additional information regarding their disease.  This website is not to replace the advice of a clinician and is not for diagnostic purposes.


About the Author,

Dr. Arash Mohebati is a board certified surgeon with advance training in head and neck surgical oncology from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  His practice focus is the management of thyroid and parathyroid disease, melanoma and head and neck cancer.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Head and Neck Society and American Thyroid Association. 

He practices in the Bay Area, Walnut Creek, California, West Coast Surgical Associates

For consultation, please contact his office at 925-933-0984 or via this link. http://www.wcsurgeons.com/arash-mohebati/


Some of his pubications are outlined below.


Mohebati A, O’Neill JP. Pharynx and Esophagus. Self-Assessment in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology. 2014, 55-62.

Mohebati A, Dilorenzo M, Patel SG, Pfister D, Lee N, Ghossein R, Tuttle RM, Shaha AR, Shah JP, Ganly I. Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: A 25 year single institution experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 May;21(5):1665-70.

Mohebati A, Milne G, Zhou XK, Lillico AJ, Boyle J, Knutson A, Bosworth B, Kingsley PJ, Marnett LJ, Brown PH, Szabo E, Akpa EG, Dannenberg AJ. Effect of Zileuton and Celecoxib on Urinary LTE4 and PGE-M Levels in Smokers. Cancer Prev Res. 2013 Jul;6(7):646-55.

Mohebati A, Shaha AR, Shah JP. Parathyroid Carcinoma: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment. Hematol Oncol Clinics of North Am. Oct 2012.

Mohebati A, Knutson A, Zhou XK, Smith JJ, Brown PH, Dannenberg AJ, Szabo E. A web-based screening and accrual strategy for a cancer prevention clinical trial in healthy smokers. Contemporary Clinical Trials. July 2012.

Mohebati A, Ganly I, Busam KJ, Coit D, Kraus DH, Shah JP, Patel SG. The Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in the Management of Head and Neck Desmoplastic Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. July 2012

Mohebati A, Patel SG. Management of N0 Neck: selective neck Dissection, Radiotherapy or Watch and Wait? Issues in Head and Neck Cancer. 2012, 45-58.

Mohebati A, Guttenplan JB, Kochhar A, Zhao ZL, Kosinska W, Subbaramaiah K, Dannenberg AJ, Carnosol, a Constituent of Zyflamend, Inhibits Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor-Mediated Activation of CYP1A1 and CYP1B1 Transcription and Mutagenesis. Cancer Prev Res. 2012 Apr;5(4):593-602.

Mohebati A, Shaha AR, Imaging Techniques in Parathyroid Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Am J Otolaryngol. 2011, Dec 7.

Mohebati A, Shaha AR, Anatomy of Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands and Neurovascular Relations. Clin Anat. 2012 Jan; 25(1):19-31.

Mohebati A, Shah JP, Total Laryngectomy. ORL Clinics. 2010 Sep; 2(3): 207-214.

Judson B, Miyaki A, Kekatpure V, Du B, Gilleaudeau P, Sullivan-Whalen M, Mohebati A, Nair S, Boyle J, Granstein R, Subbaramaiah K, Krueger JG, Dannenberg AJ. Ultraviolet radiation inhibits 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase levels in human skin: evidence of transcriptional suppression. Cancer Prev Res. 2010 Sep; 3(9):1104-11.

Mohebati A, Davis JM, Fry DE. Current risks of occupational blood-borne viral infection. Surg Infect. 2010 Jun; 11(3):325-31.