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Sara Sakamoto, MD

Our Physicians and Advanced Practice Professionals

East Hawaii Region


EHHC Orthopedics

1190 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Phone: (808) 932-3730

Sakamoto, Sara, MD


Dr. Sakamoto completed a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at Mount Sinai in New York City, with prior Orthopaedic Surgery training at UMDNJ (now called Rutgers) in Newark, NJ. She received her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine, and her undergraduate degree at Brown University. Dr. Sakamoto was raised on Oahu and is excited to be able to help serve the Big Island community.

Procedures Performed:

  • Hand and Wrist Fractures
  • Tendon Injuries of the Hand, Wrist and Arm
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Thumb (Basal Joint) Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Hand Wounds and Infections
  • Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
  • Kienbock’s Disease
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Animal Bites
  • Injury of the Nails

Medical Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts


  • UMDNJ– New Jersey Medical School, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Newark, New Jersey


  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Hand and Elbow Surgery Fellowship, New York, New York


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand