Dr. Irene Sasaki, MD

Dr. Irene Sasaki, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Irene Sasaki, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

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3900 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90807
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Insurance Accepted

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sasaki's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sasaki treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Sasaki treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Eye Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sasaki treats Eye Infections more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Sasaki treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Allergic Conjunctivitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sasaki treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Sasaki treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Sasaki's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blindness
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Sasaki's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sasaki

4.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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(15)
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1 Star
6.25%
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Average Reported Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Sasaki's Performance
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I feel, extremely comfortable when I respond to an appointment with Dr. Sasaki! Immediately you feel you are the most important appointment of her day!) The Dr's. treatments with me during these past several years have proven/shown me that I have continued great eyesight! Life goes on! Thank you, Dr. Sasaki and Staff! "A lovely, Eyr/Medical Family we are now connected with!"
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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.!
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Very cold demeanor
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Insurance accepted

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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

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