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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

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
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Gamma Knife®
  • Gene Therapy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head Surgery
  • Head/Neck Pathology
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Laryngectomy
  • Laryngectomy - Minimally Invasive
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Larynx Cancer
  • Laser Laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Enlargement
  • Malignant Melanoma - ENT
  • Melanoma - ENT
  • Melanoma - Removal/Excision
  • Melanoma Removal Surgery
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multimodal Therapy (MMT)
  • Nasal Tumors
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neck Surgery
  • Oral Lesions
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Parathyroidectomy (Parathyroid Gland Removal Surgery)
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Parotid Surgery (Parotidectomy)
  • Parotid Tumor
  • Precancerous Lesions
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Disorders
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Mass
  • 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 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
  • 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 Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • 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


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.


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:

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 : 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. : 2016.

Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Elenitsas R, Chu EY, Gelfand JM, Margolis DJ, Newman JG, Goldbach H, Miller CJ: Correlation Between Appropriate Use Criteria and the Frequency of Subclinical Spread or Reconstruction With a Flap or Graft for Melanomas Treated With Mohs Surgery With Melanoma Antigen Recognized by T Cells 1 Immunostaining. Dermatol Surg 42 (4): 471-6,2016.

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 : 2016.

Chang AY, Miller CJ, Elenitsas R, Newman JG, Sobanko JF.: Management Considerations in Extraocular Sebaceous Carcinoma. Dermal Surg 42 (Suppl 1): 57-65,2016.

Jason G Newman: Section Editor for Salivary and Parapharyngeal Space Tumors Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery : 2016.

Mihir R Patel, Jason G Newman: Submandibular Gland Excision Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery : 235-240,2016.

Courtney B Shires, Jonathan Giurintano, Jason G Newman: Tumors of the Parapharyngeal Space Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery : 241-252,2016.

Steven M Sperry, Jason G Newman: Parotidectomy Surgical Techniques in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery : 219-234,2016.

Orly M. Coblens MD, Jason G. Newman MD, Steven B. Cannady MD: Chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL) patients are at risk for wound problems after major reconstruction of the head and neck. Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology : 2015.

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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