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Shawn D. Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Shawn D. Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Otolaryngology (ENT) , Surgery , Cancer

4.9 out of 5 stars
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Contact

Appointment (585) 275-5823

Locations

Ear, Nose, & Throat

601 Elmwood Avenue, Suite G
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

When prescribing treatment for head and neck cancers, the physician has to consider not only biology and anatomy, but also the particular circumstances in the patient's life. We use a multidisciplinary team approach with the goal of treatment that provides the best oncologic and functional outcome p...
When prescribing treatment for head and neck cancers, the physician has to consider not only biology and anatomy, but also the particular circumstances in the patient's life. We use a multidisciplinary team approach with the goal of treatment that provides the best oncologic and functional outcome possible.

I have always found dealing with serious and difficult disease most rewarding. Head and neck cancer care presents exceptional challenges for the patient and our team, but working with these patients facing great challenges is rewarding to me personally. To help put patients at ease, I try to inject humor into difficult situations whenever possible. My areas of expertise include salivary gland and thyroid cancers.


Conditions I Treat

- Head and neck cancers
- Salivary gland cancer
- Thyroid cancer

Certified Specialties

Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD)

Chair - Department of Otolaryngology (SMD)

Professor - Department of Neuroscience (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Otolaryngology, University of Washington Medical Center. 1991 - 1995

Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), Virginia Mason Medical Center. 1990 - 1991

Education

MD | University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (USA). 1990

Awards

Edmund Prince Fowler Award, Outstanding Basic Science Thesis. 2004

Kozmetsky Award, Academic Achievement in Option II Executive MBA. 2002

A.R.O. Travel award. 1995

James Beall Award for Outstanding Research in Anatomy and Neuroscience. 1989

1st Place, Poster Competition. 1988

Elias Hochman Research Award. 1988

Dean's List, University of Texas Medical Branch. 1985

Merit Scholarship, University of Texas. 1984

Research

Dr Newlands primary research interest is in the physiology of the vestibular system, particularly in recovery from injuries to the inner ear. Anatomic, behavioral, and physiologic methods are used to investigate mechanisms of recovery that may lead to medical intervention.

Publications

Journal Articles

An evaluation of otolaryngology resources at United States medical schools.

Ryll LS, Pellegrini WR, Richards PQ, Zhou MT, Newlands SD, Levi JR

American journal of otolaryngology.. 2023 April 2144 (4):103904. Epub 04/21/2023.

A Cross-Sectional Survey Study Evaluating United States Medical School Curricula in Otolaryngology.

Ryll LS, Pellegrini WR, Richards PQ, Zhou MT, Newlands SD, Levi JR

The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology.. 2023 April 3 :34894231164220. Epub 04/03/2023.

Author Correction: Development of a functional salivary gland tissue chip with potential for high-content drug screening.

Song Y, Uchida H, Sharipol A, Piraino L, Mereness JA, Ingalls MH, Rebhahn J, Newlands SD, DeLouise LA, Ovitt CE, Benoit DSW

Communications biology.. 2022 March 305 (1):315. Epub 03/30/2022.

Author Correction: Development of a functional salivary gland tissue chip with potential for high-content drug screening.

Song Y, Uchida H, Sharipol A, Piraino L, Mereness JA, Ingalls MH, Rebhahn J, Newlands SD, DeLouise LA, Ovitt CE, Benoit DSW

Communications biology.. 2021 April 304 (1):533. Epub 04/30/2021.

Development of a functional salivary gland tissue chip with potential for high-content drug screening.

Song Y, Uchida H, Sharipol A, Piraino L, Mereness JA, Ingalls MH, Rebhahn J, Newlands SD, DeLouise LA, Ovitt CE, Benoit DSW

Communications biology.. 2021 March 194 (1):361. Epub 03/19/2021.

Long-term maintenance of acinar cells in human submandibular glands after radiation therapy.

Luitje ME, Israel AK, Cummings MA, Giampoli EJ, Allen PD, Newlands SD, Ovitt CE

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2020 November 9 Epub 11/09/2020.

Intrinsic mitotic activity supports the human salivary gland acinar cell population.

Ingalls MH, Hollomon AJ, Newlands SD, McDavid AN, Ovitt CE

FEBS letters.. 2019 September 20 Epub 09/20/2019.

Salivary gland cell aggregates are derived from self-organization of acinar lineage cells.

Varghese JJ, Hansen ME, Sharipol A, Ingalls MH, Ormanoski MA, Newlands SD, Ovitt CE, Benoit DSW

Archives of oral biology.. 2019 January 97 :122-130. Epub 10/22/2018.

Localized Delivery of Amifostine Enhances Salivary Gland Radioprotection.

Varghese JJ, Schmale IL, Mickelson D, Hansen ME, Newlands SD, Benoit DSW, Korshunov VA, Ovitt CE

Journal of dental research.. 2018 October 97 (11):1252-1259. Epub 04/10/2018.

Murine Salivary Functional Assessment via Pilocarpine Stimulation Following Fractionated Radiation.

Varghese JJ, Schmale IL, Hansen ME, Newlands SD, Benoit DSW, Ovitt CE

Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE.. 2018 May 4 (135)Epub 05/04/2018.

Retroductal Nanoparticle Injection to the Murine Submandibular Gland.

Varghese JJ, Schmale IL, Wang Y, Hansen ME, Newlands SD, Ovitt CE, Benoit DSW

Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE.. 2018 May 3 (135)Epub 05/03/2018.

Convergence of linear acceleration and yaw rotation signals on non-eye movement neurons in the vestibular nucleus of macaques.

Newlands SD, Abbatematteo B, Wei M, Carney LH, Luan H

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2018 January 1119 (1):73-83. Epub 10/04/2017.

Responses of non-eye-movement central vestibular neurons to sinusoidal yaw rotation in compensated macaques after unilateral semicircular canal plugging.

Newlands SD, Wei M, Morgan D, Luan H

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2016 October 1116 (4):1871-1884. Epub 08/03/2016.

Disease-Specific Survival with Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.

Bice TC, Tran V, Merkley MA, Newlands SD, van der Sloot PG, Wu S, Miller MC

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2015 December 153 (6):973-80. Epub 07/22/2015.

Long-term deficits in motion detection thresholds and spike count variability after unilateral vestibular lesion.

Yu XJ, Thomassen JS, Dickman JD, Newlands SD, Angelaki DE

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2014 August 15112 (4):870-89. Epub 05/21/2014.

Sensory convergence in the parieto-insular vestibular cortex.

Shinder ME, Newlands SD

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2014 June 15111 (12):2445-64. Epub 03/26/2014.

Reduced choice-related activity and correlated noise accompany perceptual deficits following unilateral vestibular lesion.

Liu S, Dickman JD, Newlands SD, Deangelis GC, Angelaki DE

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.. 2013 October 29110 (44):17999-8004. Epub 10/14/2013.

Responses of central vestibular neurons to sinusoidal yaw rotation in compensated macaques after unilateral labyrinthectomy.

Newlands SD, Wei M

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2013 October 110 (8):1822-36. Epub 07/17/2013.

Tests of linearity in the responses of eye-movement-sensitive vestibular neurons to sinusoidal yaw rotation.

Newlands SD, Wei M

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2013 May 109 (10):2571-84. Epub 02/27/2013.

Convergence of vestibular and neck proprioceptive sensory signals in the cerebellar interpositus.

Luan H, Gdowski MJ, Newlands SD, Gdowski GT

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2013 January 1633 (3):1198-210a. Epub 1900 01 01.

Impact of radiotherapy on laryngeal cancer survival: a population-based study of 13,808 US patients.

Zhang H, Travis LB, Chen R, Hyrien O, Milano MT, Newlands SD, Chen Y

Cancer.. 2012 March 1118 (5):1276-87. Epub 07/19/2011.

Does orbital proprioception contribute to gaze stability during translation?

Wei M, Lin N, Newlands SD

Experimental brain research.. 2011 November 215 (1):77-87. Epub 09/27/2011.

Response linearity of alert monkey non-eye movement vestibular nucleus neurons during sinusoidal yaw rotation.

Newlands SD, Lin N, Wei M

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2009 September 102 (3):1388-97. Epub 06/24/2009.

Do neck levels negative on initial CT need to be dissected after definitive radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy?

Rao NG, Sanguineti G, Chaljub G, Newlands SD, Qiu S

Head & neck.. 2008 August 30 (8):1090-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Predictors of reconstruction with Mohs removal of nonmelanoma skin cancers.

Boyle K, Newlands SD, Wagner RF, Resto VA

The Laryngoscope.. 2008 June 118 (6):975-80. Epub 1900 01 01.

Developing the next generation of otolaryngologist-researchers.

Newlands SD, Sklare DA

Otolaryngologic clinics of North America.. 2007 December 40 (6):1295-309, viii. Epub 1900 01 01.

Multimodal coding of three-dimensional rotation and translation in area MSTd: comparison of visual and vestibular selectivity.

Takahashi K, Gu Y, May PJ, Newlands SD, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2007 September 527 (36):9742-56. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses of monkey vestibular-only neurons to translation and angular rotation.

Zhou W, Tang BF, Newlands SD, King WM

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2006 December 96 (6):2915-30. Epub 08/30/2006.

Deficits and recovery in visuospatial memory during head motion after bilateral labyrinthine lesion.

Wei M, Li N, Newlands SD, Dickman JD, Angelaki DE

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2006 September 96 (3):1676-82. Epub 06/07/2006.

Sensory convergence solves a motion ambiguity problem.

Shaikh AG, Green AM, Ghasia FF, Newlands SD, Dickman JD, Angelaki DE

Current biology : CB.. 2005 September 2015 (18):1657-62. Epub 1900 01 01.

Microdebrider excision of a lipoma of the esophageal inlet.

Rosen FS, Newlands SD

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2005 September 133 (3):450-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

Relationship of static and dynamic mechanisms in vestibuloocular reflex compensation.

Newlands SD, Dara S, Kaufman GD

The Laryngoscope.. 2005 February 115 (2):191-204. Epub 1900 01 01.

Spike detection, characterization, and discrimination using feature analysis software written in LabVIEW.

Stewart CM, Newlands SD, Perachio AA

Computer methods and programs in biomedicine.. 2004 December 76 (3):239-51. Epub 1900 01 01.

Central distribution of vestibular afferents that innervate the anterior or lateral semicircular canal in the mongolian gerbil.

Kevetter GA, Leonard RB, Newlands SD, Perachio AA

Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation.. 2004 14 (1):1-15. Epub 1900 01 01.

Central projections of the saccular and utricular nerves in macaques.

Newlands SD, Vrabec JT, Purcell IM, Stewart CM, Zimmerman BE, Perachio AA

The Journal of comparative neurology.. 2003 November 3466 (1):31-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses of gerbil utricular afferents to translational motion.

Purcell IM, Newlands SD, Perachio AA

Experimental brain research.. 2003 October 152 (3):317-22. Epub 07/31/2003.

Surgical treatment of gunshot injuries to the mandible.

Newlands SD, Samudrala S, Katzenmeyer WK

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2003 September 129 (3):239-44. Epub 1900 01 01.

Central projections of the vestibular nerve: a review and single fiber study in the Mongolian gerbil.

Newlands SD, Perachio AA

Brain research bulletin.. 2003 June 1560 (5-6):475-95. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pathology quiz case: cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Rosen EJ, Newlands SD, Rampy BA

Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery.. 2003 June 129 (6):679-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Mixed myxoid/round cell liposarcoma of the scalp.

Newlands SD, Divi V, Stewart CM

American journal of otolaryngology.. 2003 24 (2):121-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Central projections of the utricular nerve in the gerbil.

Newlands SD, Purcell IM, Kevetter GA, Perachio AA

The Journal of comparative neurology.. 2002 October 7452 (1):11-23. Epub 1900 01 01.

Inactivation of semicircular canals causes adaptive increases in otolith-driven tilt responses.

Angelaki DE, Newlands SD, Dickman JD

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2002 March 87 (3):1635-40. Epub 1900 01 01.

Head unrestrained horizontal gaze shifts after unilateral labyrinthectomy in the rhesus monkey.

Newlands SD, Hesse SV, Haque A, Angelaki DE

Experimental brain research.. 2001 September 140 (1):25-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Reactivated laryngeal coccidioidomycosis.

Rosen EJ, Newlands SD, Patel J, Kalia A, Friedman NR

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2001 July 125 (1):120-1. Epub 1900 01 01.

Blastomycosis of the petrous apex.

Blackledge FA, Newlands SD

Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.. 2001 March 124 (3):347-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Primate translational vestibuloocular reflexes. IV. Changes after unilateral labyrinthectomy.

Angelaki DE, Newlands SD, Dickman JD

Journal of neurophysiology.. 2000 May 83 (5):3005-18. Epub 1900 01 01.

Utilization of panoramic radiographs to evaluate short-term complications of mandibular fracture repair.

Childress CS, Newlands SD

The Laryngoscope.. 1999 August 109 (8):1269-72. Epub 1900 01 01.

Distribution and time course of hair cell regeneration in the pigeon utricle.

Dye BJ, Frank TC, Newlands SD, Dickman JD

Hearing research.. 1999 July 133 (1-2):17-26. Epub 1900 01 01.

Functional organization of primate translational vestibulo-ocular reflexes and effects of unilateral labyrinthectomy.

Angelaki DE, McHenry MQ, Newlands SD, Dickman JD

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.. 1999 May 28871 :136-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Short- and long-term consequences of canal plugging on gaze shifts in the rhesus monkey. I. Effects on gaze stabilization.

Newlands SD, Ling L, Phillips JO, Siebold C, Duckert L, Fuchs AF

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1999 May 81 (5):2119-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Streptomycin ototoxicity and hair cell regeneration in the adult pigeon utricle.

Frank TC, Dye BJ, Newlands SD, Dickman JD

The Laryngoscope.. 1999 March 109 (3):356-61. Epub 1900 01 01.

Computation of inertial motion: neural strategies to resolve ambiguous otolith information.

Angelaki DE, McHenry MQ, Dickman JD, Newlands SD, Hess BJ

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 1999 January 119 (1):316-27. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endoscopic treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.

Newlands SD, Weymuller EA

American journal of rhinology. 1999 13 (3):213-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Cervical osteomyelitis after percutaneous transtracheal ventilation and tracheotomy.

Newlands SD, Makielski KH

Head & neck.. 1996 18 (3):295-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

A quantitative study of the vestibular commissures in the gerbil.

Newlands SD, Kevetter GA, Perachio AA

Brain research.. 1989 May 15487 (1):152-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Head and neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2006)

Chapter: Anesthesiology

Authors: Doulatram G., Newlands S.D., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2006

Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2006)

Chapter: Degenerative, idiopathic and connective tissue disease

Authors: Newlands S.D., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2006

Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2006)

Chapter: Vestibular function and anatomy

Authors: Newlands S.D., Wall C., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2006

Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2001)

Chapter: Anesthesiology

Authors: Younker D., Newlands S.D., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2001

Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2001)

Chapter: Connective tissue diseases

Authors: Schechter G.L., Salata J.A., Newlands S.D., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2001

Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology (2001)

Chapter: Rhinitis

Authors: Newlands S.D., Bailey B.J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2001

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Mar 28, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Newlands has my complete TRUST!

Jan 24, 2024

5.0 stars

Very good.

Jan 04, 2024

5.0 stars

Shawn Newlands, M.D. an extraordinary person, and doctor!

Dec 05, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr Newlands has listened to specific needs of son and acted accordingly. Son is very willing to work with Dr Newlands because of his ability to make son comfortable

Oct 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Very professional - care & concern.

Jul 12, 2023

5.0 stars

Every one the is great.

Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Newlands is sincere and caring. I moved out of state and he made it his mission to reach me about my son's care.

Dec 12, 2022

2.6 stars

The provider did not seem concerned that I wanted the biopsy and that I was anxious about this.[...] The resident he was working with was very nice and attentive and receptive to my feelings.

Sep 23, 2022