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Jason M Wallen, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, 315 464-1800

Jason M Wallen, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP
Appointed 01/14/16
8801 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-1800

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Surgery: Thoracic Surgery
  • Upstate Cancer Center: Surgery

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Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 2009, Thoracic Surgery
  • Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center, 2006, General Surgery
  • MBA: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 2001

Previous Appointments

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, 2009–2015
  • VA Medical Center, 2009–2015

Clinical Interests

  • Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Thymus Cancer

    GERD/Gastroesophageal Reflux, Hiatal Hernia, Achalasia, Esophageal Diverticla

    Minimally nvasive surgery, robotic surgery, endoscopic surgery

Education Interests

  • Surgical Education

Research Interests

  • Lung cancer, lung infections, surgery in patients with limited pulmonary capacity, minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic procedures.

Clinical Trials

  • SNCIPC: A Pivotal Multi-Center, Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blinded Study Comparing the Silver Nitrate-Coated Indwelling Pleural Catheter (SNCIPC) to the Uncoated PleurX® Pleural Catheter for the Management of Symptomatic, Recurrent, Malignant Pleural Effusions
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Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children
  • Barretts Esophagitis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Chest Pain (Lung Related)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Caused by Injury
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) not Related to Injury
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Dysphagia
  • Enlarged Lymph Nodes
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dysmotility
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Disorders
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mesothelioma
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleurisy
  • Postoperative Care After Major Surgery
  • Recurrent Respiratory Infections
  • Swallowing Difficulty or Dysphagia
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair
  • Abdominal Colectomy
  • Abdominal Laparoscopic Proctopexy
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery
  • Abdominoperineal Laparoscopic Resection
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Acoustic Neuroma Resection
  • Acupuncture
  • Acute Illness & Injury Management
  • Acute Pain
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • Adult Trauma and Critical Care
  • Advance Directives
  • Advanced Reproductive Technologies (ART)
  • Aerosol Treatments
  • Aerosol Treatments - Pediatric
  • Agile Capsule
  • Airway Surgery
  • Allergy Tests
  • Altemeier Procedure
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Aneurysm - Aortic - Surgery
  • Aneurysm Surgery - Traditional Open Surgery
  • Angiogenesis
  • Angiography
  • Ankle-Brachial Index Testing
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anoscopy
  • Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE)
  • Aortic Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aortic Dissection Treatment
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Apheresis
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Aquatic Therapy, Rehab Service
  • Arachnoid Cyst Treatment
  • Arch Aneurysm Treatment
  • Arterial Access
  • Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts
  • Arthrography
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Artificial urinary sphincter placement
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Assisted Living
  • Assisted Reproduction
  • Atherosclerosis Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis Endarterectomy
  • Atherosclerosis Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure
  • Axillary Node Dissection
  • Balance and Fall Prevention, Rehab Service
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
  • Bariatric Rehabilitation
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Barrx
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Evaluation and Counseling
  • Behavioral Voice Therapy
  • Behaviorally-based Treatment for Childhood Sleep Problems
  • Benign and Malignant Tumor Surgery
  • Bile Duct Exploration
  • Biliary Manometry
  • Billiary Drains
  • Biofeedback, Physical Therapy
  • Biopsy of Bone Lesions
  • Biopsy of Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Bladder Scanning (Pre and Post Voiding)
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood Glucose Test
  • Blood Tests to Determine Risk of Coronary Artery Disease
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Body Weight Support Treadmill Training, Physical Therapy
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT)
  • Bone Sarcoma Surgery
  • Botox Injection
  • Botox Injection for Spasmodic Dysphonia and Vocal Tremor
  • Botox Injections for Migraine
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation and Treatment Plan
  • Breast Care
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breath Test for Helicobacter Pylori
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Burn Surgery and Reconstruction
  • Bypass Surgery for Atherosclerosis
  • Bypass Surgery for Venous Disease
  • C-Reactive Protein Testing
  • Calcium-Score Screening Heart Scan
  • Calypso 4D Localization System
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing
  • Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Computed Tomography
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiopulmonary Stress Test
  • Cardiovascular MRI
  • Cardioversion
  • Carotid Angiography and Stenting
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Central Arterial Access
  • Central Venous Access
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leak Repair
  • Cervical Corpectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cesarean-Section Delivery
  • Chemical Peels
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chest Pain Treatment
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chest X-Ray - Heart
  • Child Abuse Medical Examination
  • Child Abuse Medical Record Documentation
  • Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation
  • Childhood Osteoporosis Evaluation and Bone Densitometry Services
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) for Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Pain Rehabilitation
  • Circumcision
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia (CBT-I)
  • Collagen Injections
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colostomy, Pediatric
  • Colposcopy
  • Comedone Extraction
  • Complex Aorta Surgery
  • Compound Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Comprehensive Physicals and Preventive Exams
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Concussion Management
  • Concussion Management, Rehab Service
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Congestive Heart Failure Surgery
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Conservative and Surgical Options for Foot Problems
  • Contraception
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Correction of complications in neophallic urethra
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cryosurgery of the Cervix
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cryotherapy of Bronchial Tree
  • Curettage of Bone Lesions
  • Cystgastrostomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • DNA Paternity Test
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Debridement
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Procedure
  • Dental Crowns
  • Dental Fillings
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Restorations
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Dental X-Rays, Pediatric
  • Dermoscopy
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Therapy Services
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Donor Leukocyte Infusion
  • Drivers Evaluation & Rehabilitation
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy
  • Dynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • EGD with Endoluminal Plicataor
  • Ear Surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrical Stimulation for Pain
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrocardiograph Tests (EKG)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Electrodessication and Curettage
  • Electrodiagnostic testing
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electrophysiology Study
  • Emergency Services
  • Emotional Assessment of the Child
  • End of Life Care
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Argon Plasma Coagulation
  • Endoscopic Lead Placement for Defibrillator or Pacemaker Devices
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) Procedure, Pediatric
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endosonography (EUS)
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Abdominal (TA-EVAR)
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
  • Endovascular Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP)
  • Enterostomal Therapy
  • Epidural/Caudal
  • Esophageal Insufflation Test (for TEP candidacy)
  • Esophageal Manometry Test
  • Esophageal Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Ultrasound
  • Esophageal pH Test - 24-Hour
  • Esophageal pH Test - 48-Hour
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Ethics Consultation
  • Evaluate Learning Disabilities Secondary to Auditory Possessing
  • Evoked Potentials
  • Excision of Bone Lesions
  • Excision of Pilonidal Cyst
  • Excision of Soft-Tissue Masses
  • Exercise Stress Echocardiogram
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Extraction of Implantable Cardiac Device (Pacemaker/ICD)
  • Eye Diagnostic Testing
  • Eye Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Eye Procedures
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Trauma Surgery
  • Family Behavioral Analysis
  • Family Meetings
  • Family Planning Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Family Support for Chronic Illness
  • Family Therapy
  • Family-centered Care
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test
  • Feeding Therapy
  • Ferriscan - MRI
  • Fetal Cardiology
  • Fiberopic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Fistula Surgery
  • Fistula Surgery: Abdominal Wall Fistula Surgery
  • Fistula Surgery: Small Bowel Fistula Surgery
  • Fitness and Wellness Programs
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Precision Blocks
  • Forehead Lift
  • Fracture Treatment of Ankle
  • Fracture Treatment of Arm
  • Fracture Treatment of Clavicle
  • Fracture Treatment of Elbow
  • Fracture Treatment of Femur
  • Fracture Treatment of Foot
  • Fracture Treatment of Hand
  • Fracture Treatment of Hip
  • Fracture Treatment of Patella
  • Fracture Treatment of Ribs
  • Fracture Treatment of Shoulder
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Fracture Treatment of Tibia
  • Fracture Treatment of Wrist
  • Free Flap Surgery
  • Free lap surgery
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Functional MR Imaging
  • Fundoplication Procedure, Pediatric
  • Fundus photography
  • Fusion MRI Ultrasound Biopsy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery with Revision
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Examination
  • General Anesthesia for Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, and Spinal Tap Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Dental Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Radiographic Procedures (MRI, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • General Plastic Surgery
  • General, Regional and Monitored Anesthesia
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genitourinary Exams
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Geriatrics
  • Goals of Care
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • HIV Testing
  • Hair Loss Treatments
  • Hair Removal
  • Hand Rehabilitation
  • Hardware Removal
  • Head Upright Tilt Test
  • Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Health & Wellness
  • Health Maintenance & Clinical Prevention
  • Healthcare Proxy
  • Healthy Lifestyle Program
  • Hearing Aid Evaluations
  • Hearing Tests
  • Heart Event Monitor
  • Heart Holter Monitor
  • Heart MRI
  • Heart Nuclear Imaging
  • Heart Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Heart Surgery for Marfan Syndrome
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Ultrasounds
  • Heart Valve Disease - Percutaneous Interventions
  • Hemodialysis and Home Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hemorrhoidal Banding
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepaticojejunostomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • High Dose Rate (HDR) Afterloader Brachytherapy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy and Infrared Coagulation
  • Hip Revision
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Hospice Care
  • Hospice Referral
  • Hydrocephalus Treatment
  • Hydrotherapy Tank
  • Hyperbaric Wound Care
  • Hypnosis
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • IUD Insertion
  • Ileoscopy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Image Guided Surgery
  • Immunization
  • Immunosuppression Management
  • Immunotherapy
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Contraception
  • Implantable Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Indocyanine (Green Dye) Study
  • Inferior Turbinate Reduction
  • Infertility Testing
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Inguinal Node Dissection
  • Injured Worker Rehabilitation Programs
  • Inpatient Occupational Therapy
  • Inpatient Physical Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Education
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Internal Radiation
  • Internal Sphincterotomy
  • Intersphincteric Rectal Resection
  • Interstim Therapy for Bowel Control
  • Interstitial Lung Brachytherapy
  • Interventional Catheterization
  • Interventional Electrophysiological Studies
  • Intra-Arterial (IA) Chemotherapy
  • Intracoronary Ultrasound
  • Intralesional Injections
  • Intraoperative Connsultation with Frozen Section
  • Intrathecal Pump Management
  • Intrathecal Pump Refill
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Intravenous Therapy for Osteoporosis
  • Intravenous Therapy for Paget's Disease of Bone
  • Invasive Testing - Heart
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Assessment, Strengthening and Stretching for the Child with Hemophelia
  • KOH (Potassium Hydroxide) Preparation
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Transplant Care
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Revision
  • Kraske Procedure
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laboratory Management
  • Laboratory Services
  • Lactation Induction
  • Lactation Services
  • Lactose and Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE)
  • Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colostomy
  • Laparoscopic Enterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
  • Laparoscopic Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Ileostomy
  • Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Proctacolectomy with J-pouch
  • Laparoscopic Proctectomy
  • Laparoscopic Rectopexy
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Rectal Prolapse
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laryngeal Augmentation of Paralyzed Vocal Cords for Voice Restoration
  • Laryngeal Injections and Biopsy In office
  • Laryngeal Stroboscopy
  • Laser Laryngeal Surgery for Lesion Removal
  • Laser Removal of Tattoos
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery for Glaucoma
  • Left Ventricular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Limb Salvage
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Liposuction
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cyst Deroofing
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Long Term Epilepsy Monitoring
  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Lymphedema Management, Rehab Service
  • MR Imaging
  • MRI Enterography
  • MRI, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • MRI, Aortic Aneurysm
  • MRI, Atrial Septal Defect
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Mammosite Brachytherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Medical Care for Adolescents
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery for Pain
  • On Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Panniculectomy
  • Pectus Excavatum Surgery
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Pediatric Dental Care
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pericardial Window
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Photopheresis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Primary Care
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Radiographic Tests - Heart
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Robotic Assisted Thoracic Surgery
  • Seizure Focus Investigation
  • Spine Pain Treatment
  • Surgery for Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Surgical Options for Back Pain
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation (MAZE)
  • Surgical Repair of Congenital and Developmental Lesions of the Nervous System
  • Surgical Resection of GIST Tumor
  • Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Surgical Treatment of Hydrocephalus
  • Surgical Treatment of Spasticity
  • Surgical Treatment of Stroke or Brain Ischemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thymectomy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Urine Protein Test
  • Vaccine Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Valvuloplasty

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