Masayoshi Takashima, MD

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Phone: 713.798.5900


Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste. 1701
Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Mas Takashima is the residency program director and an associate professor at the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), as well as associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is the director of the Sinus Center at BCM and is one of the most experienced surgeons for sinus disease, sinonasal tumors, and midline skull base tumors. As the program director for one of the largest training facilities for ENT (Otolaryngology) doctors, he trains ENT doctors on how to become sinus surgeons. In keeping with his interests in technology, he has helped pioneer the utilization of several new techniques, such as 3D endoscopy and virtual reality applications, to help plan for and treat complex sinonasal/skull base tumors and disorders. He is one of the founding board members of the Otolaryngology Program Director's Organization (OPDO) and teaches other program directors on the national level.
Clinical Interests:
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Skull Based Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tumors
Education & Training

Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine-Houston, TX - 1996
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX - 2002
Internship: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX - 1997
Fellowship: Skull Base Surgery Rhinology- Adelaide, AU - 2008
Fellowship: Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy - Houston,TX - 2013
Board Certification: Otolaryngology-Otology/Neurotology
Board Certification: Sleep Medicine
Languages Spoken

*Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
Office Locations
Smith Tower
6550 Fannin St.
Ste. 1701
Houston, TX 77030
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Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
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