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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Jason G. Newman

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

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.

The 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

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak
  • Cranial Base Surgery
  • Cranial Base Tumors
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • ENT Melanoma
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • 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
  • 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 Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery - Mid-Face
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
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:

Bur AM, Mulvey CL, Brody RM, Newman JG, Cannady SB, Brant JA.: An analysis of postoperative complications and their association with hospital readmission after head and neck surgery. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Helman SN, Brant JA, Cannady SB, Newman JG, Chai R: Factors Associated with Major Complications Following Total Laryngectomy without Free Flap: A Review of the American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program. Presented at AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Cannady SB, Newman JG, Fischer JP, Chalian AA, Brant JA.: Use of Free Tissue Transfer in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery and Risk of Overall and Serious Complication: An ACS-NSQIP Analysis of Free Tissue Transfer to the Head and Neck. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Coblens OM, Brant JA, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Cannady SB.: American College of Surgeons – National Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Assessment of Risk Factors for 30 Day Unplanned Readmission in Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Surgery Requiring Free Tissue Reconstruction. Presented at: AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Helman SN, Brant JA, Cannady SB, Newman JG, Chai R.: Factors Associated with Re-operation, Readmission, and Length of Stay Following Total Laryngectomy without Free Flap: A Review of the American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington (July 16-20, 2016). : 2016.

Bur AM, Walls AD, Brant JA, Brody RM, Hatten KM, Newman JG, Chalian AA, Cannady SB.: Preoperative Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Predicts Early Failure in Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Brody RM, Newman JG, Chalian AA, Rassekh CH, Weinstein GS, O’Malley, BW Jr., Cannady SB.: Flap monitoring in the Era of Resident Work-Hour Restrictions: Is There an Alternative? Presented at: AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

McLaughlin EJ, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Cannady SB, Miller CJ, Newman JG.: Rate of Regional Nodal Metastases of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Immunosuppressed Patient. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington. Winner 2nd Place Overall. : 2016.

Mulvey CL, Bur AM, Brody RM, Newman JG, Cannady SB, Brant JA.: Classifying Complication Severity after Head and Neck Surgery: An Analysis of the American College of Physicians National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 2016.

Coblens OM, Brant JA, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Cannady SB.: American College of Surgeons – National Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Assessment of Risk Factors for 30 Day Unplanned Readmission in Patients Undergoing Head and Neck Surgery Requiring Free Tissue Reconstruction. AHNS 9th annual International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer, Seattle, Washington : 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
Fax: (215) 829-5188
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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