Sonia Okuyama Sasaki, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Cayetano Heredia University
Residency:
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program, Internal Medicine
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Hematology and Oncology
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine

Publications

  • Lindberg NM, Mittendorf KF, Duenas DM, Anderson K, Koomas A, Kraft SA, Okuyama S, Shipman KJ, Vandermeer ML, Goddard KA, Wilfond BS, McMullen C. Engaging Patient Advisory Committees to Inform a Genomic Cancer Risk Study: Lessons for Future Efforts. Perm J. 2022 Jun 29;26(2):28-39. PubMed PMID: 35933674
  • Knerr S, Guo B, Mittendorf KF, Feigelson HS, Gilmore MJ, Jarvik GP, Kauffman TL, Keast E, Lynch FL, Muessig KR, Okuyama S, Veenstra DL, Zepp JM, Goddard KAB, Devine B. Risk-reducing surgery in unaffected individuals receiving cancer genetic testing in an integrated health care system. Cancer. 2022 Aug 15;128(16):3090-3098. PubMed PMID: 35679147
  • Amendola LM, Shuster E, Leo MC, Dorschner MO, Rolf BA, Shirts BH, Gilmore MJ, Okuyama S, Zepp JM, Kauffman TL, Mittendorf KF, Bellcross C, Jenkins CL, Joseph G, Riddle L, Syngal S, Ukaegbu C, Goddard KAB, Wilfond BS, Jarvik GP. Laboratory-related outcomes from integrating an accessible delivery model for hereditary cancer risk assessment and genetic testing in populations with barriers to access. Genet Med. 2022 Jun;24(6):1196-1205. PubMed PMID: 35305866
  • Mittendorf KF, Kauffman TL, Amendola LM, Anderson KP, Biesecker BB, Dorschner MO, Duenas DM, Eubanks DJ, Feigelson HS, Gilmore MJ, Hunter JE, Joseph G, Kraft SA, Lee SSJ, Leo MC, Liles EG, Lindberg NM, Muessig KR, Okuyama S, Porter KM, Riddle LS, Rolf BA, Rope AF, Zepp JM, Jarvik GP, Wilfond BS, Goddard KAB. Corrigendum to "Cancer Health Assessments Reaching Many (CHARM): A clinical trial assessing a multimodal cancer genetics services delivery program and its impact on diverse populations" [Contemporary Clinical Trials 106 (2021) 106432]. Contemp Clin Trials. 2022 Mar;114:106682. PubMed PMID: 35123916
  • Gutierrez AM, Robinson JO, Outram SM, Smith HS, Kraft SA, Donohue KE, Biesecker BB, Brothers KB, Chen F, Hailu B, Hindorff LA, Hoban H, Hsu RL, Knight SJ, Koenig BA, Lewis KL, Lich KH, O'Daniel JM, Okuyama S, Tomlinson GE, Waltz M, Wilfond BS, Ackerman SL, Majumder MA. Examining access to care in clinical genomic research and medicine: Experiences from the CSER Consortium. J Clin Transl Sci. 2021;5(1):e193. PubMed PMID: 34888063
  • Mittendorf KF, Kauffman TL, Amendola LM, Anderson KP, Biesecker BB, Dorschner MO, Duenas DM, Eubanks DJ, Feigelson HS, Gilmore MJ, Hunter JE, Joseph G, Kraft SA, Lee SSJ, Leo MC, Liles EG, Lindberg NM, Muessig KR, Okuyama S, Porter KM, Riddle LS, Rolf BA, Rope AF, Zepp JM, Jarvik GP, Wilfond BS, Goddard KAB. Cancer Health Assessments Reaching Many (CHARM): A clinical trial assessing a multimodal cancer genetics services delivery program and its impact on diverse populations. Contemp Clin Trials. 2021 Jul;106:106432. PubMed PMID: 33984519
  • Mittendorf KF, Ukaegbu C, Gilmore MJ, Lindberg NM, Kauffman TL, Eubanks DJ, Shuster E, Allen J, McMullen C, Feigelson HS, Anderson KP, Leo MC, Hunter JE, Sasaki SO, Zepp JM, Syngal S, Wilfond BS, Goddard KAB. Adaptation and early implementation of the PREdiction model for gene mutations (PREMM(5)™) for lynch syndrome risk assessment in a diverse population. Fam Cancer. 2021 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33754278
  • Hawkins KL, Hoffman M, Okuyama S, Rowan SE. A Case of Fulminant Meningococcemia: It Is All in the Complement. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017;2017:6093695. PubMed PMID: 28808592
  • Fischer SM, Kline DM, Min SJ, Okuyama S, Fink RM. Apoyo con Cariño: Strategies to Promote Recruiting, Enrolling, and Retaining Latinos in a Cancer Clinical Trial. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Nov;15(11):1392-1399. PubMed PMID: 29118231
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Full Member

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification
  • Cancer / Oncology, Board Certification

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Cayetano Heredia University (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program, Internal Medicine (0001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Hematology and Oncology (0001)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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