Quick Facts
  • Primary Location:
    Maimonides Medical Center
  • Expertise:
    Robotic Surgery
    Mediastinal Disorders
  • Speciality:
    Thoracic Oncology
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Language:
    English, French
  • Med School:
    McGill University

Get to Know Dr. Jason P. Shaw

As director of general thoracic surgery, Dr. Jason Shaw plays a key role in the growing mesothelioma program at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Shaw moderates the weekly thoracic multidisciplinary tumor board, which brings together surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, pulmonologists and nurses to discuss each patient and their personalized mesothelioma treatment plan.

One of Shaw’s specialties is malignant tumors and disorders of the lungs and pleural spaces, which includes malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Shaw has led extensive research in the field of angiogenesis, the formation of blood vessels in tumors. The studies have included how best to prevent their growth.

He also directs the Maimonides Lung Cancer Screening Program, which is dedicated to early detection of the disease. He has authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed papers on the topic.

Shaw has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery that includes robotics and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, which often leads to shorter recovery time for patients.

He treats a wide range of chest disorders, including those of the esophagus and mediastinum. He performs surgery for hyperhidrosis and tracheal disorders.

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Specialties of Dr. Jason P. Shaw

  • Thoracic surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Lung cancer
  • Pleural mesothelioma
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Tracheal disorders
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Mediastinal disorders
  • Myasthenia gravis

Dr. Jason P. Shaw’s Experience and Medical Education

  • Maimonides Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center (Fellowship)
  • North Shore University (Residency)
  • McGill University (M.D.)

Awards and Certifications

  • Board certified in general surgery
  • Board certified in thoracic surgery
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
  • Top Doctors, New York Magazine

Publications of Dr. Jason P. Shaw

  • Kangas-Dick, A. et al. (2020, September 16). Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Pneumomediastinum in Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. 
  • Wiesel, O. et al. (2020, September 11). Surgical Novelty During Pandemic: Keep it Safe and Simple. Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Shaw, J.P. et al. (2008 April). Pseudocavitating Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma Followed Over a Decade. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

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