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Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS

Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS Physician

Co-Director, Skull Base Center
Director, Head & Neck Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Hospital

Dr. Newman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Jason G. Newman

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Otorhinolaryngology

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose and Throat - Head and Neck Surgery
    • Cranial Base Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Thyroid
    • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)

Board Certification:

  • Otolaryngology, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • basal cell carcinoma
  • biopsy - fine needle aspiration
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cranial base surgery
  • cranial base tumors
  • endocrine surgery
  • Gamma Knife radiosurgery
  • Gene Therapy
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • head surgery
  • head/neck pathology
  • head/neck surgery
  • laryngectomy
  • laryngectomy - minimally invasive
  • laryngoscopy
  • larynx cancer
  • laser laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Malignant Melanoma - ENT
  • melanoma - ENT
  • melanoma - removal
  • melanoma - removal/excision
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • nasal tumors
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • neck surgery
  • oral lesions
  • parathyroid surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • parathyroidectomy - minimally invasive
  • parotid gland cancer
  • parotid surgery
  • parotid tumor
  • precancerous lesions
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • skull base lesions
  • skull base mass
  • skull base surgery
  • skull base surgery - mid-face
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • submandibular tumor
  • Throat Cancer
  • throat lesions
  • throat mass/lump
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • thyroid ophthalmopathy
  • thyroid surgery
  • vocal cord surgery
  • vocal cord surgery - laser

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

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency: Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, National American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, National American Head and Neck Society, National Fellow, American College of Surgeons, National North American Skull Base Society, International Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Society of University Otolaryngologists, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Newman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

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

Selected Publications:

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

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Otorhinolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania Health System.
800 Walnut St, 18th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5180
Fax: (215) 829-5188
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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