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Clarence Sasaki, MD, FACS

Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

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Clarence Sasaki, MD, FACS

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Mailing Address

  • Otolaryngology Surgery

    330 Cedar Street, PO Box 208041

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8041

    United States



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.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale University (1966)
  • BA
    Pomona College, Claremont, CA (1962)
  • Fellow
    University of London, England
  • Fellow
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Fellow
    University of Milan, Italy
  • Chief Resident
    Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT
  • Assistant Resident
    Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT
  • Assistant Resident
    Dartmouth Medical Center, Hanover, NH
  • Intern
    University of California, San Fransisco, San Francisco Hospital, San Fransisco, CA
  • Board Certification
    AB of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (1973)


  • Cancer of the Head and Neck, Laryngeal Physiology
    Kiel-Windeweer, Netherlands 2008
    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 laryngeal physiology

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Giotakis-Psyrri AwardHellenic Society of Head and Neck Cancer2016
Newcomb AwardAmerican Laryngological Association2014
Daniel C. Baker LecturerAmerican Laryngological Association2011
Broyles-Maloney AwardAmerican Broncho-Esophageal Association2011
ALA AwardAmerican Laryngological Association2010
Chevalier Jackson AwardThe American Bronchoesophagological Association2010
Chevalier Jackson LecturerAmerican Broncho-Esophagological Association2009
Guest of HonorAmerican Laryngological Association2008
The Broyles-Maloney AwardAmerican Broncho-Esophagological Association2004, 2018
The Casselberry Award American Laryngological Association1999
Edmund Prince Fowler AwardTriological Society1979
First Prize (Clinical Research)American Academy of Otolaryngology1972
Keese PrizeYale School of Medicine1966

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