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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, Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Co-Director, Head and Neck and Skull Base Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Chair Cancer Steering Council, Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
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.
Basic Life Support, .
Advanced Cardiac 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

Mulvey CL, Brant JA, Bur AM, Chen J, Fischer JP, Cannady SB, Newman JG: Complications Associated with Mortality after Head and Neck Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg Jan 2017.

Hatten KM, O'Malley BW Jr, Bur AM, Patel MR, Rassekh CH, Newman JG, Cannady SB, Chalian AA, Hodnett BL, Lin A, Lukens JN, Cohen RB, Bauml JM, Montone KT, Livolsi VA, Weinstein GS.: Transoral Robotic Surgery-Assisted Endoscopy With Primary Site Detection and Treatment in Occult Mucosal Primaries. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Dec 2016.

Helman SN, Brant JA, Moubayed SP, Newman JG, Cannady SB, Chai RL.: Predictors of length of stay, reoperation, and readmission following total laryngectomy. Laryngoscope Dec 2016.

Cannady SB, Hatten KM, Bur AM, Brant J, Fischer JP, Newman JG, Chalian AA.: Use of free tissue transfer in head and neck cancer surgery and risk of overall and serious complication(s): An American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Project analysis of free tissue transfer to the head and neck. Head Neck Dec 2016.

Brody RM, Pandey NC, Bur AM, O'Malley BW Jr, Rassekh CH, Weinstein GS, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Cannady SB.: Anterior lateral thigh osteomyocutaneous free flap reconstruction in the head and neck: The anterolateral thigh osteomyocutaneous femur bone flap. Head Neck. 38(12), Dec 2016.

Bur AM, Brant JA, Mulvey CL, Nicolli EA, Brody RM, Fischer JP, Cannady SB, Newman JG.: Association of Clinical Risk Factors and Postoperative Complications With Unplanned Hospital Readmission After Head and Neck Cancer Surgery. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 142(12), Dec 2016.

Bur AM, Brant JA, Newman JG, Hatten KM, Cannady SB, Fischer JP, Lee JY, Adappa ND.: Incidence and Risk Factors for Prolonged Hospitalization and Readmission after Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 155(4), Oct 2016.

Skolnik AD, Loevner LA, Sampathu DM, Newman JG, Lee JY, Bagley LJ, Learned KO.: Cranial Nerve Schwannomas: Diagnostic Imaging Approach. Radiographics. 36(5), Sep-Oct 2016.

Farquhar D, Kim L, Worrall D, Chiu A, Lee JY, Khalili S, Grady S, O'Malley BW Jr, Kennedy DW, Newman JG, Palmer JN, Adappa ND.: Propensity score analysis of endoscopic and open approaches to malignant paranasal and anterior skull base tumor outcomes. Laryngoscope 126(8), Aug 2016.

Khalili S, Worrall DM, Brooks S, Morris SM, Farquhar D, Newman JG, Learned KO, Ahn PH, Craig J, Kennedy DW, O'Malley BW, Palmer JN, Adappa ND.: Endoscopy versus imaging: Analysis of surveillance methods in sinonasal malignancy. Head Neck 38(8), Aug 2016.

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