Mas Takashima, M.D., MD, FACS

  • Houston Methodist otolaryngologist
  • Houston Methodist ear, nose and throat physician
  • Chair, Houston Methodist Hospital department of otolaryngology

Mas Takashima, M.D., MD, FACS

Areas of Expertise

  • Allergic disorders
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Endoscopic sinus procedures
  • Head/neck surgery
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Sinus microbiome
  • Skull-base surgery (pituitary tumor, sinonasal cancer, brain fluid leaks)

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Otolaryngology, Otology/Neurotology | American Board of Otolaryngology
Sleep Medicine | American Board of Otolaryngology
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas | 1996
INTERNSHIP
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, Texas | 1997
RESIDENCY
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, Texas | 2002
FELLOWSHIP
Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery | 2008
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Houston, Texas | 2013

Publications

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Lin, K & Takashima, M 2020, . in RD Kellerman & D Rakel (eds), Conn’s Current Therapy 2021. 1 edn, Elsevier.

An Effective and Practical Fluid Restriction Protocol to Decrease the Risk of Hyponatremia and Readmissions After Transsphenoidal Surgery
Winograd, D, Staggers, KA, Sebastian, S, Takashima, M, Yoshor, D & Samson, SL 2020, , Neurosurgery, vol. 87, no. 4, pp. 761-769. https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz555





Interventional Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy: A novel technique to guide surgical planning for obstructive sleep apnea
Victores, AJ, Olson, K & Takashima, M 2017, , Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 169-174. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.6438

Role of intraoperative ropivacaine in adult post-tonsillectomy pain control: A randomized controlled trial
Yao, WC, Corbitt, CA & Takashima, M 2017, Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol. 96, no. 4-5, pp. E39.

Endoscopic repair technique for traumatic penetrating injuries of the clivus
Liebelt, BD, Boghani, Z, Haider, AS & Takashima, M 2016, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, vol. 28, pp. 152-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2015.10.031

Endoscopic approach to pituitary tumors
Ahmed, OG, Victores, AJ & Takashima, M 2016, International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 29-39. https://doi.org/10.1097/IIO.0000000000000100

Thyroid eye disease: Optic neuropathy and orbital decompression
Victores, AJ & Takashima, M 2016, International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 69-79. https://doi.org/10.1097/IIO.0000000000000101

Staining intraoperative topical solutions with fluorescein: Enhancing the safety of sinus surgery
Yao, WC, Regone, RM & Takashima, M 2015, International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 870-874. https://doi.org/10.1002/alr.21531

Electronic health records and resident workflow: A time-motion study of otolaryngology residents
Victores, AJ, Coggins, K & Takashima, M 2015, , Laryngoscope, vol. 125, no. 3, pp. 594-598. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.24848

Three-dimensional sinus imaging as an adjunct to two-dimensional imaging to accelerate education and improve spatial orientation
Yao, WC, Regone, RM, Huyhn, N, Butler, EB & Takashima, M 2014, , Laryngoscope, vol. 124, no. 3, pp. 596-601. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.24316

Usefulness of sleep endoscopy in predicting positional obstructive sleep apnea
Victores, AJ, Hamblin, J, Gilbert, J, Switzer, C & Takashima, M 2014, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 150, no. 3, pp. 487-493. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599813517984

Management of obstructive sleep apnea in the indigent population: A deviation of standard of care?
Hamblin, JS, Sandulache, VC, Alapat, PM & Takashima, M 2014, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States), vol. 150, no. 3, pp. 346-347. https://doi.org/10.1177/0194599813514345

Prospective trial of a short hospital stay protocol after endoscopic endonasal pituitary adenoma surgery
Thomas, JG, Gadgil, N, Samson, SL, Takashima, M & Yoshor, D 2014, , World neurosurgery, vol. 81, no. 3-4, pp. 576-583. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2013.11.014

A case for the standardized letter of recommendation in otolaryngology residency selection
Messner, A, Teng, M, Shimahara, E, Abaza, M, Franzese, C, Goebel, J, Gray, S, Joe, S, Ruckenstein, M, Takashima, M, Wax, M & Zacharek, M 2014, , Laryngoscope, vol. 124, no. 1, pp. 2-3. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.24431

Rhino-orbital mucormycosis treated successfully with posaconazole without exenteration
Zhang, J, Kim, JD, Beaver, HA, Takashima, M & Lee, AG 2013, , Neuro-Ophthalmology, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 198-203. https://doi.org/10.3109/01658107.2013.809463

Endoscopic resection of tuberculum sellae meningiomas
Gadgil, N, Thomas, J, Takashima, M & Yoshor, D 2013, , Journal of Neurological Surgery, Part B: Skull Base, vol. 74, no. 4, pp. 201-210. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1342922

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese