Clarence Takashi Sasaki MD, FACS

Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program

Surgery: Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Cancer Services

Education & Training

  • B.A., Pomona College, Claremont, CA (1962)
  • M.D., Yale University (1966)
  • Intern, University of California, San Fransisco, San Francisco Hospital, San Fransisco, CA
  • Assistant Resident, Dartmouth Medical Center, Hanover, NH , General Surgery  (1967 - 1968)
  • Assistant Resident, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT , General Surgery/Otolaryngology  (1970 - 1972)
  • Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT , Surgery/Section of Otolaryngology  (1972 - 1973)
  • Fellow, University of Zurich, Switzerland , Skull Base Surgery 
  • Fellow, University of Milan, Italy , Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery 
  • Fellow, University of London, England , Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery 

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Adolescent, Child, Geriatric | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Surgery of sinus, larynx, pharynx and nose neoplasms; diagnostic and therapeutic broncho-esophagology; surgery of the skull base; endoscopic surgery for Zenkers diverticulum; minimally invasive surgery for correction of voice and swallowing disorders; endocrine cancer; esophageal cancer; head and neck cancer; pediatric cancer; skin cancer; laryngology


Cancers Treated

Endocrine, Esophagus, Head & Neck, Pediatric, Skin, Squamous Cell, Thyroid, Unknown primary


Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology, Board Certified (1973)

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