Babak Sadoughi, MD, FACS

Babak Sadoughi, MD, FACS Specialties: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Babak Sadoughi, MD, FACS
Specialties: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

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About Babak Sadoughi, MD, FACS

Dr. Babak Sadoughi is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an attending laryngologist at the Sean Parker Institute for the Voice. He is a fellowship-trained otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon, with advanced expertise in the care of laryngeal disorders, encompassing voice medicine and surgery for performers, treatment of benign diseases and malignant tumors of the larynx, voice restoration, and airway and swallowing rehabilitation surgery. Dr. Sadoughi also specializes in the diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of adult head and neck conditions. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medical College, he was the Director of Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Restoration services at Beth Israel Medical Center, as well as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He also served as a member of the faculty of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.Dr. Sadoughi grew up in Paris, France and graduated summa cum laude from the Pierre and Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine of Sorbonne University. His postgraduate training in otolaryngology began at the Paris-Descartes University, with a special emphasis on head and neck surgical oncology and conservation surgery of the larynx. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Sadoughi completed residency training in otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he also served for several years as a research associate and project coordinator for the Montefiore Otolaryngology Surgical Simulation Center. He subsequently pursued fellowship training in laryngology and neurolaryngology at the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Blitzer.Dr. Sadoughi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, the American Laryngological Association, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. Dr. Sadoughi is an active clinician, educator and researcher, has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters, and has presented his work extensively at local, regional and national conferences. His clinical and research interests include minimally invasive surgery of the larynx, organ preservation in laryngeal cancer, the care of the professional and performing voice, and neural modulation of laryngeal function.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Airway Disorder

  • Airway Reconstruction

  • Facial Plastic Surgery

  • Facial Reconstruction

  • Laryngeal Dystonia

  • Laryngology

  • Laryngoscopy

  • Larynx Cancer

  • Larynx Surgery

  • Microsurgery

  • Otorhinolaryngology

  • Parathyroid Surgery

  • Salivary Gland Disorder

  • Sinus Surgery

  • Swallowing Disorder

  • Throat and Voice Problems

  • Thyroid Surgery

  • Voice and Vocal Cord Disorders

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • French
  • German