Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD

Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD

Save
Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
66 y/o
(5)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. She is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Sakauye is affiliated with Fresno Surgical Hospital and Saint Agnes Medical Center.

California Eye Institute

1360 E Herndon Ave Ste 301

Fresno, CA 93720
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Sakauye

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Sakauye performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Sakauye's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
70

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

More

Read More
17

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Pacific Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Utah Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sakauye has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sakauye does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sakauye and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sakauye's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sakauye to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Sakauye's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD?
Are you Dr. Sakauye?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Sakauye

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sakauye accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sakauye has admitting privileges

Saint Agnes Medical Center
1303 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
View Hospital Profile
Fresno Surgical Hospital
6125 N Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93710
View Hospital Profile

More Ophthalmology Specialists like Dr. Sakauye at California Eye Institute

Ophthalmology Specialist
(16)
Ophthalmology Specialist
(2)
Ophthalmology Specialist
(3)
Ophthalmology Specialist
(13)
Ophthalmology Specialist
(49)
Ophthalmology Specialist
(12)