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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Eric Masao Sugihara, DO

  • Otolaryngology
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Network
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
2240 North Harbor Boulevard
Suite 200
Fullerton, CA 92835
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

2240 North Harbor Boulevard
Suite 200
Fullerton, CA 92835
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(714) 447-4100
(714) 447-1922

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Otolaryngology
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Western University Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - 2013
    • Residency
      Detroit Medical Center Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital - 2018
  • Biography


    Dr. Eric Sugihara is a board-certified otolaryngologist. He earned his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences in 2013, graduating with Dean’s List honors. He completed internship and residency at the Detroit Medical Center in 2018, where he was designated chief resident and awarded resident of the year in 2017. Dr. Sugihara additionally completed a fellowship in otology with Dr. Douglas Backous at Puget Sound ENT in 2019.

    Dr. Sugihara has interest in humanitarian mission work and has participated with multiple organizations to provide educational, medical, and surgical support in Malawi, Haiti, and Honduras. He has received multiple humanitarian travel grants and presented his most recent otolaryngology mission in Malawi at the AAO-HNSF 2016 national meeting and later published the sustainable otolaryngology model in the “Ear, Nose & Throat Journal” in 2019.

    Dr. Sugihara has been involved in research with several publications and presentations at national meetings. His most recent project with Cochlear Ltd. and Dr Douglas Backous studied cochlear implants and the delivery of care, presenting at the American Cochlear Implant Alliance 2019 symposium.