During his residency training he was recognized for his teaching skills by the medical school with the Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award in 2007 and 2008. He was elected by the graduating medical students in 2008 to the AOA medical honor society. In 2014 he was recognized by the graduating neurology residents at URMC with the Neurology Faculty Teaching Award. He is board certified in both neurology and sleep medicine, by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Marcus specializes in all areas of sleep medicine. His clinical interests focus on the education of both his patients and their families, as well as the community at large, on sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Dr. Marcus has academic interests in the association between obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension.
He is the Director of Regional Development for the UR Medicine Sleep Center.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology - Department of Neurology, Sleep Medicine (SMD)
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care (SMD) - Joint
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Epilepsy, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2010 - 2011
Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2009 - 2010
Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2006 - 2009
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2005 - 2006
Internship, Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital/University of Rochester. 2005 - 2006
MD | University of Miami School of Medicine. 2005
Neurology Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. 2014
Alpha Omega Alpha Inductee | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. 2009
Arnold P. Gold: Humanism in Medicine Award | Arnold P. Hold Honor Society. 2008
Arnold P. Gold: Humanism in Medicine Award | Arnold P. Hold Honor Society. 2007
University of Miami School of Medicine: Trustee Scholar. 2001 - 2004
Rotary Club of Miami: Thomas Brown McClelland Scholar. 2001 - 2004
Yurcheshen ME, Pigeon W, Marcus CZ, Marcus JA, Messing S, Nguyen K, Marsella J
Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.. 2021 March 9 Epub 03/09/2021.
Marcus JA, Pothineni A, Marcus CZ, Bisognano JD
Current hypertension reports.. 2014 January 16 (1):411. Epub 1900 01 01.
Pigeon WR, Bishop TM, Marcus JA
F1000prime reports. 2014 6 :48. Epub 06/02/2014.
Marcus JA, Bisognano JD
The journal of clinical hypertension.. 2013 April 15 (4):289-90. Epub 03/14/2013.
Pigeon, W; Bishop, T;. Marcus, J.
Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics. 2013; : 151-162.
Does unconscious socioeconomic bias influence tele-evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea? An exploratory analysis
Michael E Yurcheshen; Wilfred Pigeon; Carolina Z Marcus; Jonathan A Marcus; Michael P McDermott; William Consagra; Kevin Nguyen; Jennifer Marsella.
Sleep Medicine. .