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Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS

Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS Physician

Co-Director, Cranial 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 employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Jason G. Newman

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 20018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak
  • Cranial Base Surgery (Skull Base Surgery)
  • Cranial Base Tumor
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • ENT Melanoma
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB)
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gene Therapy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head/Neck Pathology
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Laryngectomy (Laryngeal Surgery)
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Mid-Face Skull Base Surgery
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • Nasal Tumor
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neck Surgery
  • Oral Lesions (Mouth Lesions)
  • Parathyroid Gland Removal Surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Parathyroidectomy (Parathyroid Gland Removal Surgery)
  • Parotid Gland Tumors
  • Parotid Surgery (Parotidectomy)
  • Precancerous Lesions
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Submandibular Tumor
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Lesions
  • Throat Mass/Lump
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Eye Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodule Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vocal Cord Laser Surgery
  • Vocal Cord Surgery

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

Education and Training

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


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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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.


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:

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 : 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. : 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 : 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 : 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): 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): 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): 2016.

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

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
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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