Osamu Sakai, MD, PhD
Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian 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 Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Radiology
Neuroradiology

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


Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Radiation Oncology


Member
Boston University
BU-BMC Cancer Center




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. Jara H, Sakai O, Farrher E, Oros-Peusquens AM, Shah NJ, Alsop DC, Keenan KE. Primary Multiparametric Quantitative Brain MRI: State-of-the-Art Relaxometric and Proton Density Mapping Techniques. Radiology. 2022 Oct; 305(1):5-18. PMID: 36040334; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.211519;
     
  2. McNaughton R, Pieper C, Sakai O, Rollins JV, Zhang X, Kennedy DN, Frazier JA, Douglass L, Heeren T, Fry RC, O'Shea TM, Kuban KK, Jara H. Quantitative MRI Characterization of the Extremely Preterm Brain at Adolescence: Atypical versus Neurotypical Developmental Pathways. Radiology. 2022 Aug; 304(2):419-428.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35471112; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.210385;
     
  3. Siravegna G, O'Boyle CJ, Varmeh S, Queenan N, Michel A, Stein J, Thierauf J, Sadow PM, Faquin WC, Perry SK, Bard AZ, Wang W, Deschler DG, Emerick KS, Varvares MA, Park JC, Clark JR, Chan AW, Andreu Arasa VC, Sakai O, Lennerz J, Corcoran RB, Wirth LJ, Lin DT, Iafrate AJ, Richmon JD, Faden DL. Cell-Free HPV DNA Provides an Accurate and Rapid Diagnosis of HPV-Associated Head and Neck Cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2022 02 15; 28(4):719-727. PMID: 34857594; DOI: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-21-3151;
     
  4. Ito K, Hirahara N, Muraoka H, Okada S, Kondo T, Andreu-Arasa VC, Sakai O, Kaneda T. Normal Variants of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region: Mimics and Pitfalls. Radiographics. 2022 Mar-Apr; 42(2):506-521. PMID: 35148245
     
  5. Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Meibom SK, Mercier GA, Truong MT, Hirata K, Yasuda K, Kano S, Homma A, Kudo K, Sakai O. Prediction of the local treatment outcome in patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma using deep learning analysis of pretreatment FDG-PET images. BMC Cancer. 2021 Aug 06; 21(1):900.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34362317; DOI: 10.1186/s12885-021-08599-6;
     
  6. Ito K, Kondo T, Andreu-Arasa VC, Li B, Hirahara N, Muraoka H, Sakai O, Kaneda T. Quantitative assessment of the maxillary sinusitis using computed tomography texture analysis: odontogenic vs non-odontogenic etiology. Oral Radiol. 2022 Jul; 38(3):315-324. PMID: 34327595
     
  7. Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Norbash AM, Raz E, Shapiro M, Lenck S, Brinjikji W, Weber P, Sakai O. State of the Art: Venous Causes of Pulsatile Tinnitus and Diagnostic Considerations Guiding Endovascular Therapy. Radiology. 2021 07; 300(1):2-16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34032509; DOI: 10.1148/radiol.2021202584;
     
  8. Safavi AR, Brook CD, Sakai O, Setty BN, Zumwalt A, Gonzalez M, Platt MP. Urgency of Esophageal Foreign Body Removal: Differentiation Between Coins and Button Cell Batteries. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2022 01; 166(1):80-85.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33940963
     
  9. Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Meibom SK, Mercier GA, Salama AR, Truong MT, Sakai O. Prediction of the treatment outcome using machine learning with FDG-PET image-based multiparametric approach in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Radiol. 2021 Sep; 76(9):711.e1-711.e7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33934877
     
  10. Onoue K, Fujima N, Andreu-Arasa VC, Setty BN, Sakai O. Cystic cervical lymph nodes of papillary thyroid carcinoma, tuberculosis and human papillomavirus positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: utility of deep learning in their differentiation on CT. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Sep-Oct; 42(5):103026.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33862564
     
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2016-2021 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
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