Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Radiology
Neuroradiology

MD, Yamagata University
PhD, Jichi Medical University




Dr. Sakai was born and raised in Japan. He graduated from Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan in 1988, and completed radiology residency at Jichi Medical School Hospital, Japan in 1993, and served as a faculty at Jichi Medical School in 1993-2001. He received his PhD from Jichi Medical School in 1998. Dr. Sakai first came to Boston as a research fellow at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in 1998-1999. After the fellowship he went back home but two years later he joined Boston Medical Center as a neuroradiology fellow in 2001. After his completion of neuroradiology fellowship, he stayed at BU/BMC as a faculty in Radiology.

Dr. Sakai is a board-certified radiologist in both Japan and the U.S. with neuroradiology subspecialty board certification. He was trained and has been practicing, teaching and conducting research in different languages and cultures, which helps him understand students, residents/fellows, colleagues as well as patients from different backgrounds. Dr. Sakai’s academic interest is neuroradiology and head and neck radiology. He has published multiple books and chapters in the U.S. and Japan in both English and Japanese. His research interests are diverse and include head and neck cancer, sickle cell disease, amyloidosis, aging, and trauma.

Section Chief of Neuroradiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Radiology
Neuroradiology

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery


Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Radiation Oncology


Member
Boston University
BU-BMC Cancer Center



2016-2019 Boston Magazine: Boston’s Top Doctors: Neuroradiology
2016 Radiological Society of North America: Scientific Exhibit Award
2016 Radiological Society of North America: RSNA Trainee Research Prize
2016 American Society of Head and Neck Radiology: Educational Exhibit Award
2016 American Society of Neuroradiology: Outstanding Presentation Award in Spine Radiology
2013-2015 RSNA Honored Educator Award
2008-2014 Radiological Society of North America: Scientific Exhibit Award
1997-2005 Radiological Society of North America: Scientific Exhibit Award


Sprint MIND - UAB Network (Umass Memorial Hospital)
03/01/2015 - 02/28/2016 (PI)
University of Alabama in Huntsville


Prospective non-randomized Observational (Pharmacoepidemiologic) Cohort Study (Open-Label, Multicenter) to Assess the Magnitude of Potential Risk with Administration of Magnevist Injection in Pat
05/01/2008 - 02/28/2011 (PI)
Bayer AG



GDX-44-0004
12/30/2016 - 03/19/2019 (PI)
Guerbet

Quantitative Vascular Image Analysis System
04/01/2011 - 08/31/2012 (PI)
VP Diagnostics, Inc. NIH-NHLBI
R44 HL070576


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  1. Takumi K, Hakamada H, Nagano H, Fukukura Y, Kumagae Y, Sakai O, Yoshiura T. Usefulness of dual-layer spectral CT in follow-up examinations: diagnosing recurrent squamous cell carcinomas in the head and neck. Jpn J Radiol. 2020 Nov 19. PMID: 33215300; DOI: 10.1007/s11604-020-01071-8;
     
  2. Sakai O. Editorial for "Associations Between Carotid Plaque Characteristics and Improvement of Cerebral Blood Perfusion in Patients With Carotid Moderate to Severe Stenosis Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy". J Magn Reson Imaging. 2020 Oct 26. PMID: 33103791
     
  3. Nwajei F, Anand P, Abdalkader M, Andreu Arasa VC, Aparicio HJ, Behbahani S, Curiale G, Daneshmand A, Dasenbrock H, Mayo T, Mian A, Nguyen T, Ong C, Romero JR, Sakai O, Takahashi C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Cerebral Venous Sinus Thromboses in Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Three Cases and a Review of the Literature. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Dec; 29(12):105412. PMID: 33254367
     
  4. Onoue K, Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, N Setty B, Qureshi MM, Sakai O. Cystic cervical lymph nodes of papillary thyroid carcinoma, tuberculosis and human papillomavirus positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: Comparative CT analysis for their differentiation. Eur J Radiol. 2020 Nov; 132:109310.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33096501
     
  5. Ito K, Takumi K, Meibom SK, Qureshi MM, Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Truong MT, Salama AR, Kaneda T, Sakai O. Risk assessment of osteoradionecrosis associated with periodontitis using 18F-FDG PET/CT. Eur J Radiol. 2020 Nov; 132:109259.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33012550; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.109259;
     
  6. Mur T, Sakai O, Tracy L, Suzuki K, Faden D. Endopharyngeal Ultrasound: description of a novel technique to overcome a common diagnostic dilemma in a patient with a deep neck space mass. Clin Otolaryngol. 2020 Jun 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32578375; DOI: 10.1111/coa.13598;
     
  7. Fujima N, Carlota Andreu-Arasa V, Barest GD, Srinivasan A, Sakai O. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of the Head and Neck: Principles, Applications, and Challenges. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2020 Aug; 30(3):283-293.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32600631; DOI: 10.1016/j.nic.2020.04.006;
     
  8. Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Meibom SK, Mercier GA, Salama AR, Truong MT, Sakai O. Deep learning analysis using FDG-PET to predict treatment outcome in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Eur Radiol. 2020 Nov; 30(11):6322-6330.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32524219
     
  9. Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cohen M, Aliphas A, Sakai O, Nguyen TN. Endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus. Interv Neuroradiol. 2020 May 14; 1591019920926333.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32408784; DOI: 10.1177/1591019920926333;
     
  10. Takumi K, Staziaki PV, Hito R, Nadgir RN, Berk JL, Andreu-Arasa VC, Chavez W, Sakai O. Amyloidosis in the head and neck: CT findings with clinicopathological correlation. Eur J Radiol. 2020 Jul; 128:109034.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32438260; DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.109034;
     
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