Jason G. Newman, MD, FACS is an Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Director of the Cancer Service Line at Pennsylvania Hospital, Co-Director of the Cranial Base Center, Director of Head & Neck Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, and Director of the Head and Neck Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Newman received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School in 1997 and completed residencies in otolaryngology at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, NY, (1998-1999), New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1999-2002). Following residency, Dr. Newman completed his fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery/Oncology and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in 2005.
Dr. Newman is board certified in Otorhinolaryngology and holds membership in the American Academy of Otolaryngology. His areas of expertise include head and neck cancer surgery, robotic surgery, anterior cranial base surgery and thyroid surgery with special interest in minimally invasive approaches, robotics surgery, and endoscopic cranial base surgery. Dr. Newman also is actively involved in research focused on head and neck cancer clinical trials, injectable cytokines for head and neck Cancer, and quality of life for head and neck cancer and cranial base patients.
As the Director of the Cancer Service Line of the Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Newman has helped to create a disease-based team approach to cancer care delivery and research. This has helped to strengthen the delivery of cancer care, improve patient outcomes, create leadership pathways, increase patient volumes, increase access to clinical trials, and minimize variations in the delivery of care.
Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017
Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 20018
Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2018 - 2020