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Jonathan A. Marcus, M.D.

Jonathan A. Marcus, M.D.

Neurology , Medicine

5 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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Comprehensive Sleep Center - Brighton

Westfall Park
2337 South Clinton Avenue, Building 4
Rochester, NY 14618

About Me

Certified Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Sleep Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology - Department of Neurology, Sleep Medicine (SMD)


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


Journal Articles

Interrater reliability between in-person and telemedicine evaluations in obstructive sleep apnea.

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.

The role of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea in the pathogenesis and treatment of resistant hypertension.

Marcus JA, Pothineni A, Marcus CZ, Bisognano JD

Current hypertension reports.. 2014 January 16 (1):411. Epub 1900 01 01.

Advances in the management of insomnia.

Pigeon WR, Bishop TM, Marcus JA

F1000prime reports. 2014 6 :48. Epub 06/02/2014.

Screening for severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in hypertensive outpatients.

Marcus JA, Bisognano JD

The journal of clinical hypertension.. 2013 April 15 (4):289-90. Epub 03/14/2013.

Current Pharmacological and Nonpharmacological Options for the Management of Insomnia

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. .

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

5.0 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

He is knowledgeable and personable.

Mar 30, 2024

First time meeting this doctor and he was SO nice and really took the time to explain things.

Mar 07, 2024

Dr Marcus did an excellent job in addressing all my concerns

Mar 01, 2024

5.0 stars

He was so great, once of my favorite providers. Wish I could have him more!

Feb 28, 2024

Excellent experience!!

Dec 26, 2023

He is an amazing doctor - kind, compassionate, extremely knowledgeable and I would give more than 5 stars if I could!

Dec 13, 2023

5.0 stars

Doctor spent significant time with me.

Oct 26, 2023

5.0 stars


Oct 25, 2023

He was awesome. I would happily recommend him to anyone. A truly caring doctor.

Oct 12, 2023

5.0 stars

First visit with Dr Marcus and I was very impressed

Aug 29, 2023


Dr. Marcus is always incredibly easy to talk to and explains things in a manner that is easy to understand. I am grateful to have him on my medical team!

Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Marcus is a joy! He listened, was encouraging, shared appropriate information, and gave wonderful guidance!

Jul 19, 2023


Doc was excellent. Explained everything clearly and seems to have a good solution for my long nagging issue.

Jul 01, 2023


Provider was very comprehensive in going over my use of my Bi-PAP machine and explained the process very well.

Jun 25, 2023


This doctor is one of the only doctors that worked with me and took my concerns seriously years ago when I first saw him. He had significantly helped me improve my quality of life.

May 22, 2023


It was difficult to find answere to my problem due to difficulty of connecting with doc between visits. My problems were unbelivable and way out of the normal but he struggled with me to solve them but we could not. Went the extra mile to support me always.

Mar 23, 2023

Again, made me feel welcome.

Mar 14, 2023


First time seeing Dr Marcus. He was amazing! Explained tests results and medical condition very well. Better than anyone else in the past has. Wonderful bedside manner.

Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Marcus is a very knowledgeable and caring person and doctor

Mar 10, 2023

Felt comfortable with provider right away and more so as the visit progressed. I feel. I might finally get the follow-up and care appropriate to my issue.

Mar 08, 2023


Everyone was very helpful and professional

Jan 15, 2023

He was great! The experience was the same as if I went into the office, but without the hassle of driving to the doctor's office.

Jan 13, 2023


All good!

Dec 20, 2022

The telemedicine visits are very productive and efficient. I would definitely recommend Dr. Marcus!! He's extremely friendly and knowledgeable and so easy to talk to!

Nov 29, 2022

Dr. Marcus is an excellent doctor. Very thorough and great at explaining.

Nov 23, 2022

Dr.was very easy to talk with, very knowledgeable and made me feel at ease about treatment.

Nov 02, 2022


Excellent physician; easy to speak with

Oct 18, 2022


Appointments with Dr. Marcus are the only appointments [...] that I don't dread. I always lave feeling both heard and truly supported Dr. Marcus is creative, caring, and invested in me as a patient.

Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Marcus has always been professional and respectful, as well as informative and understanding.

Jul 28, 2022

Dr Marcus is very thorough and expresses a sincere concern for assisting with my health care

Jun 22, 2022

Best doctor EVER!

May 12, 2022


Dr. Marcus is very patient about explaining and answering questions. Very pleasant and professional.

May 06, 2022

Dr. Marcus always provides a great deal of information, in a way that I can understand it, and seems concerned about me as a whole person, not just the condition for which he sees me. I very much appreciate that.

Apr 24, 2022

Dr Marcus listened carefully to my concerns and was able to correct them online as we spoke. He also gave me good advice about replacing my CPAP.

Apr 14, 2022

Excellent experience!

Mar 08, 2022


Excellent visit - one of the best!

Mar 02, 2022

Fast, efficient, thorough.

Feb 20, 2022