Jason Shaw, MD

Director, General Thoracic Surgery

Maimonides Physician


Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Lung & Thoracic Cancer


English, French

About Me

Dr. Jason Shaw is the Director of General Thoracic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He is also the Director of the Maimonides Lung Cancer Screening Program. He has authored text book chapters, published several peer-reviewed papers, and spoken at national conferences. He is an advocate for early detection of lung cancer and emphasizes quality of life for his patients. He also serves as the moderator of the Thoracic Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.

Areas of Expertise

  • Lung & Thoracic Cancer Care
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Lung Cancer
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Tracheal Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Mediastinal Disorders
  • Paraesophageal Hernias
  • Pleural Space Disorders
  • Thymic Cancer
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Myasthenia Gravis


  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy
  • Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Image-Guided Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (iVATS)
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Airway Surgery (Tracheal Tumors, Stenosis)


Medical Degree

McGill University


North Shore University Hospital


Mt. Sinai School/City Univ. of NY


Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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