The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Endocrine Diseases, Endocrinology , Facelift Approach (scarless) Robot Assisted Thyroid Surgery, General Surgery, Hyperparathyroidism, Parathyroid Disorders, Parathyroid Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Surgery, Thyroid Tumors
Molecular basis of thyroid malignancies
Dr. Jason Prescott specializes in the surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the parathyroid, thyroid and adrenal glands. His expertise includes laparoscopic adrenalectomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, as well as central and lateral neck dissection for metastatic thyroid cancer.
An alumnus of the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program, Dr. Prescott leads a dedicated basic science research team that focuses on the mechanisms of thyroid oncogenesis, specifically studying the molecular underpinnings of tumor invasion and metastasis. Dr. Prescott's work in this area has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he has written numerous book chapters on the surgical management of endocrine disease.
Dr. Prescott's primary language is English, but he is also proficient in German.
On a personal level, Dr. Prescott attempts to remain well rounded outside of the hospital, participating in activities such as underwater archaeological excavation of bronze-age Mediterranean cities and Tae Kwon Do, in which he holds a Black Belt.
Meet Our Expert - Dr. Jason Prescott
Dr. Jason Prescott is an endocrine surgeon within the division of surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Prescott specializes in the surgical treatment of patients with endocrine diseases, as well as those with thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal diseases.