Personal profile

After obtaining his bachelor’s at Rice University, Dr. Takashima received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine where he also served his general surgery internship and residency in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery.

He spent several years in Denver at National Jewish Medical Center, the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center and 14 years at Baylor College of Medicine before taking the leadership role of chair in the Department of Otolaryngology at Houston Methodist Hospital. 

Dr. Takashima is double boarded in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine, and also received advanced training in rhinology, sinus and anterior skull base surgery.

Research interests

Dr. Takashima specializes in minimally-invasive sinus procedures, sleep apnea surgery, and endoscopic skull base surgery. His research focuses on chronic rhinosinusitis, primarily to identify how alterations in the sinus biome may affect overall sinus health.

As department chair, Dr. Takashima leads a group of otolaryngologists with expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, head and neck cancers, hearing and balance diseases, anterior and lateral skull base tumors, and voice and swallowing disorders. His focus is to enhance collaboration with clinicians and researchers across the hospital system, as well as improve surgical training and translational research opportunities through technological and digital innovations.

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Clinical Care
  • Neurosciences

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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Skull Base
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Endoscopy
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Sleep
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Otolaryngology
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Epinephrine
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Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
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Time and Motion Studies
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Pituitary Neoplasms
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Journals

The Laryngoscope

ISSNs: 0023-852X

Wiley

Journal

5

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

ISSNs: 0194-5998

Mosby Inc.

Journal

5

International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology

ISSNs: 2042-6976

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2042-6984

Wiley

Scopus rating (2019): SJR 1.284 SNIP 1.372

Journal

3

International Ophthalmology Clinics

ISSNs: 0020-8167

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1536-9617

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal

2

Ear, Nose and Throat Journal

ISSNs: 0145-5613

Medquest Communications LLC

Journal

2
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Masayoshi Takashima

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Academic Institute

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3

Research Institute

Organizational unit: Institutes

2

Weill Cornell Medical College

Organizational unit: Schools & Hospitals

2

Cancer Center

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

1

Neurological Institute

Organizational unit: Centers of Excellence

1
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Baylor College of Medicine

External organization: Academic

21

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

4

Rice University

External organization: Academic

3

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

External organization: Academic

1

University of Colorado Denver

External organization: Academic

1
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Masayoshi Takashima

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

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Shared Pub. External co-authors

Andrew J. Victores

External person

8

Daniel Yoshor

External person

4

William C. Yao

External person

3

Omar G. Ahmed

External person

3

Michael T. Yim

External person

2
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Masayoshi Takashima

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