Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Cardiology
3100 SW 62 Ave- Cardiology ACB - 2nd Fl
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 305-662-8301


Residency - Elmhurst General Hospital
Residency - Long Island College Hospital
Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Medical School - Tokyo Medical & Dental University

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Critical Care Med) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified

Dr. Sasaki joins The Heart Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital as a cardiac critical care physician. Prior to joining Nicklaus Children’s, Dr. Sasaki served as a pediatric cardiac intensive care fellow at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sasaki received his medical degree from Tokyo Medical and Dental University, School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan and completed residency in pediatrics at Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York and fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sasaki’s clinical interests include: non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring system in the cardiac intensive care unit and risk factors for perioperative morbidity following the Fontan operation.

Dr. Sasaki is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and board-eligible in Pediatric Critical Care.


Ouchi, Y., Sasaki, J., Arai, H., et al (2019). Ezetimibe Lipid-Lowering Trial on Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in 75 or Older (EWTOPIA 75): A Randomized, Controlled Trial. Circulation, 140(12), 992-1003. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Tirotta, C., Lim, H., Kubes, K., Salvaggio, J., Hannan, R., Burke, R., et al (2018). Comparison of stored red blood cell washing techniques for priming extracorporeal circuits. Perfusion, 33(2), 130-135. View in Pubmed

Shah, A.H., Ibrahim, G.M., Sasaki, J., Ragheb, J., Bhatia, S., Niazi, T.N. (2018). Multiple echocardiography abnormalities associated with endoscopic third ventriculostomy failure. Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 21(1), 25-30. View in Pubmed

Chegondi, M., Sasaki, J., Naqvi, S., Lin, W.C., Raszynski, A., Totapally, B.R. (2018). Heart Rate Variability in Children Following Drowning Injury. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 23(1), 53-55. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Lopez, M.M., Baysa, S.J., Kanter, R.J., Rossi, A.F. (2017). Utility of preoperative Holter monitoring in children undergoing extracardiac conduit Fontan operation. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, 40(12), 1472-1478. View in Pubmed

Fundora, M.P., Sasaki, J., Muniz, J.C., Rossi, A., Rhodes, J.F. Jr, Hannan, R.L., et al (2017). Evaluation of Residual Coarctation in Infants with a Single Right Ventricle after Stage I Palliation. Pediatric Cardiology, 38(1), 115-122. View in Pubmed

Chegondi, M., Sasaki, J., Raszynski, A., Totapally, B.R. (2016). Hemoglobin Threshold for Blood Transfusion in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy, 43(4), 297-301. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Dykes, J.C., Sosa, L.J., Salvaggio, J.L., Tablante, M.D., Ojito, J., et al (2016). Risk Factors for Longer Hospital Stay Following the Fontan Operation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 17(5), 411-419. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Khalil, P., Chegondi, M., Raszynski, A., Totapally, B. (2014). Coral snake bites and envenomation in children: a case series. Pediatric Emergency Care, 30(4), 262-265. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Chegondi, M., Raszynski, A., Totapally, B.R. (2014). Outcome of children with acute encephalitis and refractory status epilepticus. Journal of Child Neurology, 29(12), 1638-1644. View in Pubmed

Sasaki, J., Parajuli, N., Sharma, P., Nanda, M., Shah, R., Gershel, J., et al (2012). Utility of post-urinary tract infection imaging in patients with normal prenatal renal ultrasound. Clinical Pediatric, 51(3), 244-246. View in Pubmed

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