Dr. Irene Sasaki, MD

Dr. Irene Sasaki, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
52 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Sasaki is a native Angelino and received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and then completed her internship at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and a residency in ophthalmology at King Drew Medical Center. Dr. Sasaki wanted to increase her ability to diagnose and treat glaucoma and went on to pursue more extensive training by completing a fellowship in glaucoma at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. She is Board Certified and is current with new advances in sutureless, microincisional cataract surgery and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. She has expertise laser cataract surgery and with premium lens implants including toric, multifocal and accommodating intraocular lens implants for patients who want to reduce their dependence on glasses after cataract surgery. Dr. Sasaki is dedicated to investing in our communities. She volunteers and supports numerous organizations that promote women's issues, youth sports and public education. Dr. Sasaki, her husband Ned, and their three sons, Matt, Kevin and Will are all baseball fans. Their home team is the Los Angeles Dodgers. She enjoys cooking, exploring new cuisines, traveling and sharing time with her family.

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3900 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90807
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Irene Fong Sasaki is a caring and highly skilled board certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in glaucoma. She specializes in treating glaucoma and cataracts and strives for excellent results. Dr. Sasaki loves to care for patients and is dedicated to giving personal attention. Her practice has grown through word of mouth referrals from satisfied patients and referring doctors.
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Dr. Sasaki's Experience

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Dr. Sasaki's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Uveitis
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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 At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Pacific Presbyterian Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Chas R Drew University Med and Science
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ucla Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sasaki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sasaki's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sasaki to family and friends
4.7
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Sasaki'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
Patient Comments (2)
in Huntington Beach, CA |
I've known dr Sasaki for 20 years or so. She's both a knowledgable eye surgeon and the nicest person you can find. She did a couple of surgeries on my eye and the experience was superb. Can't find a better Doctor.!
in Long Beach, CA |
Very cold demeanor
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Dr. Sasaki accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Sasaki has admitting privileges

St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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