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Paul J. Marcotte, MD

Paul J. Marcotte, MD Surgeon

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • French

Dr. Marcotte is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Paul J. Marcotte

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurosurgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurological Surgery, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Back and Neck Herniated Disc Repair Surgery
  • Back Surgery
  • Brain Tumors
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery
  • Micro Endoscopic Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Spine Cancer
  • Spine Microsurgery
  • Spine Stabilization
  • Spine Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Ottawa
Residency: Ottawa Teaching Hospitals
Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute

Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons, National American College of Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National College of Physicians & Surgeons, Ontario, Canada, National Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Join Section Spine & Peripheral Nerve, National Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, National Ontario Medical Association/Canadian Medical Assoc., National Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Marcotte is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Chin KR, Sundram H, Marcotte P: Bleeding risk with ketorolac after lumbar microdiscectomy J Spinal Disord Tech. 20 (2): 123-6,2007.

Samadani U, Marcotte P: Zero efficacy with cesium chloride self-treatment for brain cancer. Mayo Clin Proc. 79 (12): 1588-1589,2004.

Telfeian AE, Reiter GT, Durham SR, Marcotte P: Spine surgery in morbidly obese patients J Neurosurg 97 (1 Suppl): 20-4,2002.

Telfeian AE, Marcotte P: Tandem interbody fusion grafting after cervical vertebrectomy Spine 26 (11): 1287-9,2001.

Hurst RW, Bagley LJ, Marcotte P, Schut L, Flamm ES: Spinal cord arteriovenous fistulas involving the conus medullaris: presentation, management, and embryologic considerations Surg Neurol 52 (1): 95-9,1999.

Hurst RW, Marcotte P, Raps EC, Flamm ES: Dural arteriovenous fistulas involving the superior sagittal sinus: acute presentation with intracranial hemorrhage Surg Neurol 49 (1): 42-6,1998.

Schnee CL, Freese A, Weil RJ, Marcotte PJ: Analysis of harvest morbidity and radiographic outcome using autograft for anterior cervical fusion Spine 22 (19): 2222-2227,1997.

Dibbern DA, Loevner LA, Lieberman AP, Salhany KE, Freese A, Marcotte PJ: MR of thoracic cord compression caused by epidural extramedullary hematopoiesis in myelodysplastic syndrome Am J Neuroradiol 18 (2): 363-366,1997.

Herzog RJ, Marcotte PJ: Assessment of spinal fusion - Critical evaluation of imaging techniques Spine 21 (9): 1114-1118,1996.

Academic Contact Info

HUP - 3 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8327
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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