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Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS

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
Director, Head and Neck and Skull Base Fellowship, The Perelman School of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Pennsylvania Hospital's Cancer Service Line, Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
Chair, Pennsylvania Hospital Chairs Council
Director, Head and Neck Surgery, The Perelman School of the University of Pennsylvania
Member, Executive Leadership Team for Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Otorhinolaryngology- HNS
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

Carey RM, McMahon DB, Miller ZA, Kim T, Rajasekaran K, Gopallawa I, Newman JG, Basu D, Nead KT, White EA, Lee RJ : "T2R bitter taste receptors regulate apoptosis and may be associated with survival in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma" Molecular Oncology October 2021.

MacArthur KM, Baumann BC, Sobanko JF, Etzkorn JR, Shin, TR, Higgins W, Giordano CN, McMurray SL, Krausz A, Newman JG, Rajasekaran K, Cannady, SB, Brody RM, Karakousis GC, Miura JT, Cohen JV, Amaravadi RK, Mitchell TC, Schuchter LM, Miller CJ: "Compliance with sentinel lymph node biopsy guidelines for invasive melanomas treated with Mohs micrographic surgery" ACS Journals July 2021.

Newman JG, Hall MA, Kurley SJ, Cook RW, Farberg AS, Geiger JL, Koyfman SA: "Adjuvant therapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A 10-year review" Head and Neck June 2021.

Sun L, Shimunov D, Tan EX, Swisher-Mcclure S, Lin A, Lukens JN, Basu D, Chalian AA, Cannady SB, Newman JG, Rajasekaran K, O'Malley BW, Rassekh CR, Weinstein GS, Loevner LA, Aggarwal C, Singh A, Cohen RB, Bauml JM, Brody RM: "Survival and toxicity in patients with human papilloma virus-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer receiving trimodality therapy including trans-oral robotic surgery" Head and Neck June 2021.

Cannady SB, Mady LJ, Brody RM, Shimunov D, Newman JG, Chalian AC, Rajasekaran KA, Sheth NP, Shanti RM: "Anterolateral Thigh Osteomyocutaneous Flap in Head and Neck: Lessons Learned in Microsurgery" Microsurgery Wiley June 2021.

Carey RM, Brody RM, Shimunov D, Shinn JR, Mady LJ, Rajasekaran K, Cannady SB, Lin A, Lukens JN, Bauml JM, Cohen RB, Basu D, O'Malley BW, Weinstein GS, Newman JG: "Locoregional Recurrence in p16-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma After TORS" Laryngoscope June 2021.

Parhar HS, Weinstein GS, O'Malley BW, Shimunov D, Rassekh CH, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Basu D, Cannady SB, Rajasekaran K, Lin A, Lukens JN, Swisher-McClure S, Cohen RB, Bauml JM, Aggrawal C, Brody RM: "Oncologic outcomes of transoral robotic surgery for HPV-negative oropharyngeal carcinomas" Head and Neck June 2021.

Newman, JG: "Beyond MOHS at Penn Medicine", May 2021.

Civantos AM, Prasad A, Carey RM, Bur AM, Mady LJ, Brody RM, Rajasekaran K, Cannady SB, Hartner L, Ibrahim SA, Newman JG, Brant JA: "Palliative care in metastatic Head and Neck cancer" Head and Neck May 2021.

Rajasekaran K, Carey RM, Lin X, Seckar TD, Wei Z, Chorath K, Newman JG, O'Malley BW, Weinstein GS, Feldman MD, Robertson E: "The microbiome of HPV-positive tonsil squamous cell carcinoma and neck metastasis" Science Direct-Oral Oncology April 2021.

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Last updated: 11/17/2021
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