Dr. Masayoshi Takashima, MD

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Dr. Masayoshi Takashima, MD

Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery | Male

BCM - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery 6550 Fannin St Ste 1701, Houston, TX 77030 Get Directions
(713) 798-5464

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Led by Dr. Mas Takashima, the Sinus Center at Baylor College of Medicine is part of the Bobby R. Alford...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Rhinology
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

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      • Otolaryngology
      • Sleep Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Allergies
      • Anosmia
      • Broken Nose
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Deviated Septum
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • Headache
      • Meningiomas
      • Nasal Cavity Cancer
      • Nasal Obstruction
      • Nasal Papillomas
      • Nasal Polyp
      • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
      • Peritonsillar Abscess
      • Pituitary Tumor
      • Sinus Cancer
      • Sinus Disorders
      • Sinus Infections
      • Sinus Polyp
      • Sinus Tumor
      • Sinusitis
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Adenoidectomy
      • Balloon Sinuplasty
      • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
      • ENT Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Nasal Surgery
      • Pituitary Surgery
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Skull Base Surgery
      • Sleep Apnea Surgery

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Baylor University

        Graduated in 1996

      • Internship Hospital
        Baylor College Of Medicine, Debakey Department Of Surgery

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        Baylor College Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Advanced Sinus Surgery and Skull Base Surgery

        Completed in 2008

        American Academy Of Otolaryngic Allergy

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Rice University

        Graduated in 1992

      • Other Education
        Rice University Executive Healthcare Certification

        Completed in 2011

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Japanese
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
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      Dr. Takashima's Care Philosophy

      Led by Dr. Mas Takashima, the Sinus Center at Baylor College of Medicine is part of the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Takashima and his group offer a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and often collaborate with other Baylor College of Medicine physicians who specialize in neuro ophthalmology, neurosurgery, radiology, radiation oncology and endocrinology.

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      WHAT SETS US APART:

      • We are the sinus doctor for physicians.  Dr. Takashima is the Program Director of the Otolaryngology (ENT) training program at Baylor College of Medicine and is the Director of the Sinus Center at BCM and trains ENT doctors on how to perform sinus surgery.  Several ENT doctors in the Houston community learned sinus surgery at our center.  We are a tertiary referral center and accept the most complex sinus surgery referrals from around the country and internationally.
      •  #1 ranked Hospital in Texas (Houston Methodist Hospital - Medical Center) in the world's largest medical center offering the most comprehensive sinus and skull base care in Houston
      • #1 ranked Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, in the state of Texas, #12 nationally
      • Leading medicine to improve patient care by being the first to:
        • Bring balloon sinus dilatation to the Texas Med Center
        • Use 3D endoscopy for sinus and skull base surgery in Houston
        • Perform minimally invasive frontal sinus drill out surgery through the nose in Houston
        • Utilize 3D, 4D, and 5D technology of Plato's CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment) to improve diagnosis and treatment of sinus surgery and skull base surgery
      • We help train all graduating ENT doctors as Dr. Mas Takashima writes the tests that all ENT doctors in the US have to take to become Board Certified in Otolaryngology (ENT).
      • Dr. Mas Takashima is a journal reviewer for three of the top medical journals in Otolaryngology.