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Jason David Prescott, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Male  | Languages: English, German

Appointment Phone

443-997-1508

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Departments

  • Oncology - Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Surgery - Surgical Oncology

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-8284

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 443-287-8284

Expertise

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

Research Interests

Molecular basis of thyroid malignancies

Biography

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.

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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.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine / MD PhD (2006)

    Residencies

    • Yale-New Haven Hospital / General Surgery (2011)

    Fellowships

    • Massachusetts General Hospital / Endocrinology (2012)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2011)
  • Research & Publications +
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Surgery Video: Robotic Thyroidectomy - Facelift Approach

    Johns Hopkins Surgical Oncologists Get Personal

    Learn more about Johns Hopkins cancer surgery at hopkinmedicine.org/surgery. The surgical oncology team at Johns Hopkins gets personal as they speak about their role in treating their patients and what the Promise of Medicine means to them.

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    A thyroidectomy that leaves no scar, The Baltimore Sun, 01/17/2014

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