Sahoko Hirano Little MD

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Family medicine, Japanese Family Health Program, women's health, obstetrical care, minor skin surgeries, pediatrics including newborn care, wound care.



Medical School or Training

  • Keio Gijuku Daigaku Igakubu, 1988


  • Keio Gijuku Daigaku Igakubu, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1995

  • Southwest Oklahoma Hospital, Family Medicine, OK, 2006

  • Oakwood Annapolis Hospital, Family Medicine, MI, 2008

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine


Resident education in wound care and surgical skills, obstetrical care for Japanese and other populations with diverse culture and limited ability in English.


Dr. Little earned her medical degree from Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan (1988), where she also completed her residency training in plastic and reconstructive surgery and served as chief resident (1995). She further went on to earn her Ph.D. (2005) from Keio University. Dr. Little completed additional residency training in family medicine at Southwest Oklahoma Family Medicine in Lawton, Okla. (2006) and Oakwood Annapolis Family Medicine in Wayne, Mich. (2008). Dr. Little provides obstetrical, newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult male and female, geriatric, and preventive care for all age groups.