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Hitomi Sakano, MD $$

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT)

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Washington School of Medicine (2010)
University of Washington (2016), Otolaryngology
University of Washington (2011), General Surgery
UC San Diego Health (2018), Otology/Neurotology
Board Certification
American Board of Otolaryngology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • How the loss of FMRP (Fragile X protein) affects auditory brainstem development
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    • American College of Surgeons
    • Triological Society
  • Awards and Honors

    • Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award 2021-2026, National Institutes of Health
    • University Research Award 2021-2023, University of Rochester Medical Center
    • Medicines Discovery Award Program 2021-2022, Empire Discovery Institute
    • Schmitt Program in Integrative Neuroscience (SPIN) pilot grant 2019-2021
    • Career Development Award 2019-2021, Triological Society
    • 2nd Place Otology Poster Award, 2021 and 2022, Triological Society Annual Meeting

Where I Provide Care: