Clarence Takashi Sasaki MD, FACS

Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Biographical Info

Clarence T. Sasaki, MD, is a tenured Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Section of Otolaryngology. He received his BA from Pomona College in 1962 and his MD from Yale in 1966. He completed his residency at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center in 1973 and has completed three clinical fellowships: 1) International Union Against Cancer with Professor Ettore Bocca, Milan, Italy, 1978. 2) International Union Against Cancer with Professor Ugo Fisch, Zurich, Switzerland, 1982. 3) International Union Against Cancer with Mr. Dai Davies, London, England, 1986.

Dr. Sasaki is listed in "Who's Who in the East," "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in Cancer," "Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care," "Who's Who in Science and Engineering" and "Who's Who in the World." He is listed among Woodward&White's "Best Doctors in America", Castle Connolly's "Best Doctors in New York Metro Area" and Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors."

Dr. Sasaki has developed Yale's Head and Neck Cancer Program and has a widely-based referral practice for tumors of the sinuses, ear, throat and neck.

Learn more about one of Yale Otolaryngology's surgeons.

International Activity

  • Cancer of the Head and Neck, Sinus Disease, and Inner Ear Physiology
    Professor Sasaki is involved in a faculty and student research exchange with the Christian Albrechts University for five years focusing on head and neck cancer, sinus disease, and inner ear physiology

Education & Training

Pomona College, Claremont, CA (1962)
Yale University (1966)
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)
University of Zurich, Switzerland, Skull Base Surgery
University of Milan, Italy, Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
University of London, England, Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
Board Certification
Otolaryngology, Board Certified  (1973)

Honors & Recognition

  • The Casselberry Award
    American Laryngological Association (1999)
  • The Broyles-Maloney Award
    American Broncho-Esophagological Association (2004)
  • Guest of Honor
    American Laryngological Association (2008)
  • Chevalier Jackson Lecturer
    American Broncho-Esophagological Association (2009)
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in Cancer
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • The Best Doctors - N.Y. Metro Area
    Castle Connolly Medical (2005)
  • The Best Doctors in New York
    New York Magazine (2006)
  • America's Top Doctors
    Castle Connolly Medical (2004-2007)
  • Top Doctors N.Y. Metro Area
  • Top Minimally Invasive Surgeons, NY Metro areas
    New York Magazine (2002)
  • America's Top Pysicians
    Consumers Research Council of America (2003)
  • Who's Who in American Education
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer
    Castle Connolly (2007)
  • America’s Top Physicians
    Consumers’ Research Council of America (2005)
  • Who’s Who in Medical Science Education
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • ALA Award
    American Laryngological Association (2010)
  • Jackson Award
    The American Bronchoesophagological Association (2010)

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