Anca Barbu, M.D., FACS

Anca Barbu, M.D., FACS

Dr. Anca Barbu specializes in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery and she is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. She completed her fellowship at Harvard, gaining precious knowledge and medical experience. The physician is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Anca Barbu is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Laryngological Association, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She can diagnose, treat, and manage voice disorders, including laryngeal cancer, vocal cord paralysis, and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.

Her expertise focuses on caring for the professional voice of singers, teachers, and everyone who uses their voice for professional or performance needs. The otolaryngologist graduated Cum Laude from UCLA with dual degrees in European Studies and Physiological Sciences. Dr. Anca Barbu is a published author and presenter on innovative treatments of voice disorders in leading journals and book chapters. She has been a speaker on multiple laryngeal topics, lecturing as a Visiting Professor at national universities, such as Johns Hopkins and Harvard, and internationally at numerous conferences. She has over 20 years of professional experience, which speaks volumes about her expertise and skills as a medical specialist. Prior to practicing medicine in California, Dr. Anca Barbu had a medical license for Ohio and Massachusetts.

Procedures Dr. Anca Barbu Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Nose Surgery
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Skull base surgery
  • Balloon sinus surgery
  • Septoplasty
  • Ear reconstruction

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Drexel University College of Medicine


University Hospitals Cleveland - General Surgery


University Hospitals Cleveland - General Surgery

University Hospitals Cleveland - Head and Neck Surgery


Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital - Laryngeal Surgery

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Medical Association American Medical Association
  • Publications & Media