Parish Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS

Dr. Parish SedghizadehParish Sedghizadeh –– or “Dr. Parish,” as he is known by our patients and staff –– supports our office with leading-edge expertise in oral cancer and osteonecrotic jaw disease.

Dr. Parish is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, who regularly conducts research, publishes, teaches and consults in that area. He brings extensive knowledge of complex conditions of the jaws and face to our practice and plays a key role in their diagnosis and treatment.

A tenure-track assistant professor at the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Parish also serves as director of the University of Southern California Center for Biofilms. His research laboratory, clinical practice and research projects at USC focus on head and neck pathology.

Dr. Parish earned his DDS degree at USC after receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California Los Angeles.

After his doctorate, he pursued specialty training in oral and maxillofacial pathology at Ohio State University. There, he earned a master’s degree in oral biology and fellowship status in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. Parish was awarded an American Cancer Society fellowship for his research at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, investigating early molecular events involved in the progression of head and neck cancer.