Jason Haitao Huang, M.D.

Jason Haitao Huang, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 670
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3049

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Jason Huang is a board certified neurosurgeon and Chief of Neurosurgery at Highland Hospital. He has a busy clinical practice in Rochester, New York and his clinical interests include complex spine surgery, peripheral nerve surgery and neurotrauma. Dr. Huang graduated magna cum laude in neurosciences from Amherst College and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed neurosurgical training at University of Pennsylvania and was the recipient of the David Kline Award, Codman Award, as well as NIH NRSA Award during his residency. He is also a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve and was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008.

Dr. Huang is a faculty member at Center for Neural Development and Disease at University of Rochester with an active NIH funded research laboratory including a recently awarded R01. His basic research interest focuses on brain, spinal cord and nerve injury and repair.

Awards & Honors (National)

Scientific Reviewer, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium | Department of Defense, CDMRP Program | Reston, VA 2013 - 2013
Patients' Choice Award | Vitals.Com 2012
Reviewer, Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section | Center for Scientific Review, NIH 2012 - 2012
Compassionate Doctor Recognition | Vitals.com 2011
Reviewer, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Merit Review | Department of Veterans Affairs 2011 - 2011
The Army Commendation Medal | United States Army 2008
Young Clinician Investigator's Award | Neurosurgery Research Education Foundation of the AANS | Rolling Meadows, IL 2007 - 2008
Charles Elsberg Award | New York Academy of Medicine | New York, NY 2006 - 2007
David G. Kline Award | Section of Spine and Peripheral Nerve of the AANS 2004
Codman Award | Section of Neurotrauma and Critical Care of the AANS | Rolling Meadows, IL 2003
Second Place Outstanding Poster Presentation Award | Spine | New Orleans, LA 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha National Research Fellowship | Alpha Omega Alpha | Washington, D.C. 1997
John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship in Medicine 1995
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society | Amherst College Chapter | Amherst, MA 1994

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Research Presentation Award | Pennsylvania Neosurgical Society Annual Meeting | Hershey, PA 2004
Henry Strong Denison Award for Excellence in Research | Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD 1997


Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD | Medicine | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine1999
BA | Biology | Amherst College1994

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Chief Resident of Neurosurgery; Department of Neurosurgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2006
Resident; Department of Neurosurgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2005
Intern (General Surgery); Department of Surgery; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA 2000