Department of Otorhinolaryngology

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Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Hospital
Director, Marketing and Website Development , Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Co-Director, Head and Neck and Skull Base Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania Health System.
800 Walnut St, 18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-5180
Fax: 215-829-5188
B.A. (Biology and Society)
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1989, 1993.
M.D. (Medicine)
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, , 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Surgery , Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-1998.
Resident in Otolaryngology , Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, NY, 1998-1999.
Resident in Otolaryngology , New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1999-2002.
Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery/Oncology and Microvascular Surgery , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2005.
Certification in Basic Microsurgery, Microsurgery Research and Training Laboratory, 2002.
Board Certified in Otolaryngology, 2003.
Patient Oriented Research Training, University of Pennsylvania, 2004.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, .
Basic Life Support, .
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Description of Research Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Trials
Injectable cytokines for Head and Neck Cancer
Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer
Quality of Life in Skull Base patients

Description of Clinical Expertise

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction
Skull Base Surgery
Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery
Endoscopic Cranial Base Surgery
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Larynx Preservation Surgery
Throat Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Parathyroid Surgery

Selected Publications

Chang AY, Miller CJ, Elenitsas R, Newman JG, Sobanko JF.: Management Considerations in Extraocular Sebaceous Carcinoma. Dermal Surg 42(Suppl 1): 57-65, January 2016.

Orly M. Coblens MD, Jason G. Newman MD, Steven B. Cannady MD : Chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL) patients are at risk for wound problems after major reconstruction of the head and neck. Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology June 2015.

Kamat A, Lee JY, Goldstein GH, Newman JG, Storm PB, Palmer JN, Adappa ND.: Reconstructive challenges in the extended endoscopic transclival approach. J. Laryngal Otol 129(5): 468-72, May 2015.

Cannady SB, Friedman O, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Cook T, Wax MK.: Reconstruction of the naso-orbital-ethmoid (NOE) complex using the osteocutaneous radial forearm flap (OCRFF). Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 152(5): 827-31, May 2015.

Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Elenitsas R, Newman JG, Goldbach H, Shin TM, Miller CJ.: Low recurrence rates for in situ and invasive melanomas using Mohs micrographic surgery with melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1 (MART-1) immunostaining: tissue processing methodology to optimize pathologic staging and margin assessment. J Am Acad Dermatol. 72(5): 840-50, May 2015.

Kim, LY, Purkey, MT, Patel, MR, Ghosh, A, Hartner, L, Newman, JG.: Primary granulocytic sarcoma of larynx. Head and Neck Journal. Wiley, Inc. October 2014.

O'Malley Jr., BW, Zhang, Z, Chalian, AA, Rassekh, C, Newman, JG, Lin, A, Cohen, RB, Cannady, S, Weinstein, GS.: Treatment Outcomes and Predictive Factors for Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies September 2014.

Kaczmar, JM, Tan, KS, Heitjan, DF, Lin, A, Ahn, PH, Newman, JG, Rassekh, CH, Chalian, AA, O'Malley, BW Jr, Cohen, RB, Weinstein, GS.: HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer: risk factors for treatment failure in patients managed with primary surgery (TORS). Head and Neck Journal. Wiley, Inc, September 2014.

Weinstein, GS, Zhang, Z, Newman, JG, Chalian, AA, Rassekh, CH, Cannady, S, Lin, A, Cohen, RB, O'Malley Jr., BW.: Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery Improves Survival Compared to Chemoradiation for Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies September 2014.

Zhang, Z, Weinstein, GS, Cohen, RB, Rassekh, CH, Newman, JG, Lin, A, Bauml J, Cannady, S, Chalian, AA, O'Malley Jr., BW. : Primary surgery improves disease-free survival as compared to primary chemoradiation in HPV related head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies September 2014.

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