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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 America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

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

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

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
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • Nasal Tumor
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neck Surgery
  • Oral Lesions (Mouth Lesions)
  • Parathyroid Gland Removal Surgery (Parathyroidectomy)
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • 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
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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:

Stubbs VC, Rajasekaran K, Gigliotti AR, Mahmoud AF, Brody RM, Newman JG, Rassekh CH, Weinstein GS: Management of the Airway for Transoral Robotic Supraglottic Partial Laryngectomy. Front Oncol 8 : 1-6,2018.

Yalamanchi P, Coblens O, Ahn M, Cannady SB, Newman JG: A rare case of odontoameloblastoma in a geriatric patient. Ear Nose Throat Journal 97 (8): E43-E45,2018.

Jeon JW, Cho SS, Nag S, Buch L, Pierce J, Su YS, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Newman JG, Singhal S, Lee JYK: Near-Infrared Optical Contrast of Skull Base Tumors During Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) : 2018.

Wolf GT, Moyer JS, Kaplan MJ, Newman JG, Egan JE, Berinstein NL, Whiteside TL: IRX-2 natural cytokine biologic for immunotherapy in patients with head and neck cancers. OncoTargets and Therapy 11 : 3731-3746,2018.

Cho SS, Zeh R, Pierce JT, Jeon J, Nasrallah M, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Newman JG, White C, Kharlip J, Snyder P, Low P, Singhal S, Grady MS, Lee JYK: Folate Receptor Near-Infrared Optical Imaging Provides Sensitive and Specific Intraoperative Visualization of Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenomas. Operative Neurosurgery (Hagerstown) : 2018.

Rajasekaran K, Stubbs V, Chen J, Yalamanchi P, Cannady SB, Brant J, Newman JG: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the parotid gland: A National Cancer Database study. American Journal of Otolaryngology : 2018.

Thomas WW, Brant J, Chen J, Coblens O, Fischer JP, Newman JG, Chalian AA, Shanti RM, Cannady SB: Clinical Factors Associated With Reoperation and Prolonged Length of Stay in Free Tissue Transfer to Oncologic Head and Neck Defects. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery 20 (2): 154-159,2018.

Hatten KM, Brody RM, Weinstein GS, Newman JG, Bur AM, Chalian AA, OʼMalley BW Jr, Rassekh CH, Cannady SB: Defining the Role of Free Flaps for Transoral Robotic Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 80 (1): 45-49,2018.

Workman AD, Farquhar DR, Brody RM, Parasher AK, Carey RM, Purkey MT, Nagda DA, Brooks JS, Hartner LP, Brant JA, Newman JG: Leiomyosarcoma of the head and neck: A 17-year single institution experience and review of the National Cancer Data Base. Head Neck 40 (4): 756-762,2017.

Yalamanchi P, Brant JA, Chen J, Newman JG: Clinicopathologic Factors Predictive of Occult Lymph Node Involvement in Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 158 (3): 489-496,2017.

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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