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Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (8)
Map Pin Small Fresno, CA
Accepting new patients
47 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD

Dr. Carolyn Sakauye, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fresno, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 47 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and is affiliated with Fresno Surgical Hospital and Saint Agnes Medical Center. Dr. Sakauye, completed a residency at University Utah Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Sakauye an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Sakauye works at California Eye Institute in Fresno, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sakauye's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Eye Medical Center
    1122 S St Ste 101, Fresno, CA 93721 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 486-5000
  2. 2
    Eye Medical Center of Fresno
    1360 E Herndon Ave Ste 301, Fresno, CA 93720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (559) 486-5000

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  • Fresno Surgical Hospital
  • Saint Agnes Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 47 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French, German, Russian and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1821017823
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Utah Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Pacific Medical Center|Pacific Med Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Sakauye works at California Eye Institute in Fresno, CA. View the full address on Dr. Sakauye’s profile.

    Dr. Sakauye speaks French, German, Russian and Spanish.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Sakauye. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sakauye.

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