Mas Takashima, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.O.A.
Primary - Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Secondary - Department of Neurosurgery
Clinical Faculty, Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine
Director – Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Section
Director, The Sinus Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Rice University, Houston, Texas
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Otolaryngology and General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Rhinology and Advanced Sinus Surgery, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
American Board of Otolaryngology
Rhinology and endoscopic sinus surgery, anterior skull base surgery, sleep disordered breathing, allergy disorders, general otolaryngology, emerging interactive surgical technologies
Characterization of biological membranes with the use of optical (laser) tweezers - joint collaboration with the Brownell Cochlear Biophysics Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine and the Anvari Laser Medicine Laboratory in the Bioengineering Department, Rice University
Patient Information Links
- Otolaryngic Allergy: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Inhalant (Pollen), Mold and Food Allergies
- Sleep Medicine: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Options for Snoring and Sleep Apnea
- Patient Registration Form
Selected Publications and Presentations
Victores A, Roberts J, Sturm-O'Brien A, Victores N, Uecker W, Alford B, Takashima M. Otolaryngology Resident Workflow: A Time-Motion and Efficiency Study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print].
Cohen HS, Stewart MG, Brissett AE, Olson KL, Takashima M, Sangi-Haghpeykar H. Frequency of sinus disease in normal subjects and patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2010;72:63-7.
- Takashima M, Dodson B, Said S. Bilateral multinodular oncocytomas arising in the background of bilateral oncocytic nodular hyperplasia. Ear Nose Throat J 2008;87:51-4.
- Takashima M, Jafek BW. Salivary gland disorders. ENT Secrets, 3rd edition, Elsevier 2005, pp159-164.
- Takashima M, Rhew K. Allergy and immunology. ENT Secrets, 3rd edition, Elsevier 2005, pp383-390.
- Takashima M, Brownell WE, Li Z, Brecht P, Torres JH, Anvari B. Characterizing the outer hair cell membrane using laser tweezers. Scientific presentation, AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Denver CO, September 2001.
- Takashima M, Manolidis S. Composite reconstruction of middle cranial fossa defects. Poster presentation, AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Denver CO, September 2001.
- Takashima M, Manolidis S, Scarlett M, Kirby M. Thyroid surgery: a comparison of outcomes between experts and surgeons in training. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2001;125:30-3.
- Z Li, B Anvari, M Takashima, P Brecht, JH Torres, WE Brownell. Membrane tether formation form outer hair cells with optical tweezers. Biophys J 2002;82:1386-95.
- Anvari B, Li Z, Takashima M, Brecht P, Torres JH, Brownell WE. Dynamic tether force measurements of the outer hair cell's plasma membrane with optical tweezers. SPIE Proceedings, 2001;4260):103-108.
- Anvari B, Takashima M, Li Z, Brecht P, Torres JH, Brownell WE. Characterizing the outer hair cell plasma membrane with laser tweezers. Scientific presentation, International Biomedical Optics Society - International Society for Optical Engineering, San Jose, CA, January 2001.
- Li Z, Brownell WE, Takashima M, Brecht P, Torres JH, Anvari B. Membrane tension of the outer hair cell measured by optical tweezers. Scientific presentation, Society for Neuroscience, 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 4-9, 2000.
- Takashima M, Manolidis S, Scarlett M, Kirby M. Thyroid surgery in the hands of the head and neck surgeon: a comparison of outcomes between experts and novices. Scientific session - Head and Neck Cancer Panel Presentation, AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Washington DC, September 2000.
- Takashima M, Brownell WE, Li Z, Brecht P, Torres JH, Anvari B. Membrane tether formation from the outer hair cell using optical tweezers. Scientific presentation, Gordon Conference - Lasers in Medicine and Biology, Connecticut College, New London, CT, June 10-15, 2000.
- Alford BR, Takashima M, Manolidis S. Surgery for thyroid disease. 10th Panhellenic Congress in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Kalamata, Greece, October 6, 1999.
- Holsinger FC, Takashima M, Jenkins HA. Internet basics in otolaryngology. Instructor. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September 1999.
- Alford BR, Takashima M, Manolidis S. Surgery of the thyroid gland. 7th Annual Alumni Symposium – The Saunders Lectureship, Case Western Medical Center, June 17, 1999.
- Henley CM, Wey K, Takashima M, Mills C, Granmayeh E, Krishnappa I, Robertson CS. S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase activity is decreased in the rat cortex after traumatic brain injury. J Neurochem 1997;69:259-65.
- Takashima M, Henley CM. Characterization of the effects of kanamycin on cochlear and kidney S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase. Poster presentation, Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, FL, 1997.
- Henley CM, Cherian L, Hines D, Takashima M, Payan CM, Robertson CS. Ornithine decarboxylase activity in neurotrauma: spatial and temporal relationship after injury. Poster presentation, 14th Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium, Miami Beach, FL, July 1997.
- Henley CM, Takashima M, Payan CM, Hines D, Cherian L, Braumgatter M, Robertson CS. Ornithine decarboxylase activity following neuronal trauma: temporal and spatial differences. Poster presentation, Society for Neuroscience 26th Annual Meeting, July 1997.
- Takashima M, Henley CM. Inhibition of renal and cochlear S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase by kanamycin in-vitro. Poster presentation, Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg Beach, FL, 1996.
- Lemire JM, Ince A, Takashima M. 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 attenuates the expression of experimental murine lupus of MRL/1 mice. Autoimmunity 1992;12:143-48.
- Takashima M, Lemire JM. The immunosuppressive effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. Poster presentation, Eighth Workshop on Vitamin D, Paris, France, July 1991.