Jonathan W. Shum, MD, DDS

Adjunct Associate Professor, Academic Institute
Associate Affiliate Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

Dr. Jonathan Shum earned his dental degree from the University of Toronto School of Dentistry in Canada and received his medical degree at Weill Cornell University Medical College in New York, New York. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital which is affiliated with Cornell. He completed his fellowship in maxillofacial oncology and microvascular reconstructive surgery at Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, Oregon and the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Shum has clinical interests that include oral, head and neck oncology, microvascular reconstruction and facial trauma. He treats patients of all ages and speaks Cantonese.

In practice since 2005, Dr. Shum provides comprehensive care of the face, neck and mouth; from facial trauma to rehabilitation following cancer surgery. His philosophy is to empower his patients with an understanding of their condition and to provide high quality, compassionate care.

Publications

A Combined Transoral and Contralateral Submandibular Approach in the Surgical Management of Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible With Free Flap Reconstruction
Shum, J, Manon, V & Huang, A 2022, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 80, no. 9, pp. 1544-1549. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2022.05.003

Fellowship Training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Opportunities and Outcomes
Shum, JW & Dierks, EJ 2022, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 545-554. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2022.03.002

Brush swab as a noninvasive surrogate for tissue biopsies in epigenomic profiling of oral cancer
Viet, CT, Zhang, X, Xu, K, Yu, G, Asam, K, Thomas, CM, Callahan, NF, Doan, C, Walker, PC, Nguyen, K, Kidd, SC, Lee, SC, Grandhi, A, Allen, CT, Young, S, Melville, JC, Shum, JW, Viet, DT, Herford, AS, Roden, DF, Gonzalez, ML, Zhong, JF & Aouizerat, BE 2021, , Biomarker Research, vol. 9, no. 1, 90. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40364-021-00349-x

Localized mandibular infection affects remote in vivo bioreactor bone generation
Watson, E, Smith, BT, Smoak, MM, Tatara, AM, Shah, SR, Pearce, HA, Hogan, KJ, Shum, J, Melville, JC, Hanna, IA, Demian, N, Wenke, JC, Bennett, GN, van den Beucken, JJJP, Jansen, JA, Wong, ME & Mikos, AG 2020, , Biomaterials, vol. 256, 120185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.120185

Delayed extrusion of venous coupler: a rare complication following microvascular free tissue transfer
Kharazmi, M, Kanatas, A, Shum, JW, Huang, AT & Melville, JC 2020, , British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 1062-1063. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.05.035

SCC from a dentigerous cyst
Kharazmi, M, Melville, JC, Huang, AT, Kanatas, A & Shum, J 2020, , British Dental Journal, vol. 229, no. 2, pp. 74. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41415-020-1946-3

Modified karapandzic flap with radial forearm free flap to reconstruct a large composite upper lip and palate defect: Case report and anatomic study
Jundt, JS, Couey, M, Shum, J & Wong, M 2019, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases, vol. 5, no. 4, 100118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omsc.2019.100118

Virtual Surgical Planning in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hua, J, Aziz, S & Shum, J 2019, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 519-530. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2019.07.011

Preparation of the Neck for Advanced Flap Reconstruction
Shum, J, Melville, JC & Couey, M 2019, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 637-646. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2019.07.008

The Evolution of Technological Advancements in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Marchena, JM, Shum, J & Jundt, JS 2019, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. xi-xii. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2019.08.002

Biomaterials-aided mandibular reconstruction using in vivo bioreactors
Tatara, AM, Koons, GL, Watson, E, Piepergerdes, TC, Shah, SR, Smith, BT, Shum, J, Melville, JC, Hanna, IA, Demian, N, Ho, T, Ratcliffe, A, Van Den Beucken, JJJP, Jansen, JA, Wong, ME & Mikos, AG 2019, , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, no. 14, pp. 6954-6963. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1819246116

Single-Unit 3D-Printed Titanium Reconstruction Plate for Maxillary Reconstruction: The Evolution of Surgical Reconstruction for Maxillary Defects—A Case Report and Review of Current Techniques
Melville, JC, Manis, CS, Shum, JW & Alsuwied, D 2019, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 77, no. 4, pp. 874.e1-874.e13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2018.11.030

The Use of Acellular Urinary Bladder Matrix as Coverage for Fasciocutaneous Free Flap Donor Sites: An Alternative to Traditional Grafting Procedures
Melville, JC, Bennetts, NA, Tijerina, L & Shum, J 2017, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 75, no. 10, pp. 2254-2260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2017.03.011

Authors’ response
Melville, JC, Jundt, JS, Shum, J & Hanna, IA 2017, , Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 148, no. 5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2017.03.010

Immediate Transoral Allogeneic Bone Grafting for Large Mandibular Defects. Less Morbidity, More Bone. A Paradigm in Benign Tumor Mandibular Reconstruction?
Melville, JC, Nassari, NN, Hanna, IA, Shum, J, Wong, ME & Young, S 2017, , Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol. 75, no. 4, pp. 828-838. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joms.2016.09.049

Tissue Engineered Prevascularized Bone and Soft Tissue Flaps
Kasper, FK, Melville, J, Shum, J, Wong, M & Young, S 2017, , Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coms.2016.08.005

Resection of an ameloblastoma in a pediatric patient and immediate reconstruction using a combination of tissue engineering and costochondral rib graft: A case report
Johnson, J, Jundt, J, Hanna, I, Shum, J, Badger, G & Melville, JC 2017, , Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 148, no. 1, pp. 40-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adaj.2016.06.010

Early buccal mucosa cancer
Shum, J, Blanco, A, Guo, S, Marruffo, J & Melville, JC 2017, . in Oral, Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery. Elsevier, pp. 532-543. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-26568-3.00025-7

Reconstruction of large mandibular defects using autologous tissues generated from in vivo bioreactors
Tatara, AM, Shah, SR, Demian, N, Ho, T, Shum, J, van den Beucken, JJJP, Jansen, JA, Wong, ME & Mikos, AG 2016, , Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 45, pp. 72-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.09.013

A technique for the treatment of oral–antral fistulas resulting from medication-related osteonecrosis of the maxilla: the combined buccal fat pad flap and radical sinusotomy
Melville, JC, Tursun, R, Shum, J, Young, S, Hanna, IA & Marx, RE 2016, , Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, vol. 122, no. 3, pp. 287-291. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2016.03.015