Jonathan A. Marcus, M.D.

Jonathan A. Marcus, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Professional Bio

Jonathan A. Marcus, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He completed medical school at the University of Miami- Miller School of Medicine in 2005. He then completed his medical internship and neurology residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He remained at the University of Rochester to complete fellowship training in both Sleep Medicine and Clinical Epilepsy.



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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Alpha Omega Alpha Inductee | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, New York 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

Awards & Honors (Local)

Neurology Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, New York 2014
University of Miami School of Medicine: Trustee Scholar 2001 - 2004
Rotary Club of Miami: Thomas Brown McClelland Scholar 2001 - 2004

Recent Journal Articles

2014 Jan
Marcus JA, Pothineni A, Marcus CZ, Bisognano JD. "The role of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea in the pathogenesis and treatment of resistant hypertension." Current hypertension reports. 2014 Jan; 16(1):411.
2014
Pigeon WR, Bishop TM, Marcus JA. "Advances in the management of insomnia." F1000prime reports. 2014 6:48. Epub 2014 Jun 02.
2013 Apr
Marcus JA, Bisognano JD. "Screening for severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in hypertensive outpatients." Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 2013 Apr; 15(4):289-90. Epub 2013 Mar 14.
2013
Pigeon, W; Bishop, T;. Marcus, J. "Current Pharmacological and Nonpharmacological Options for the Management of Insomnia". Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics. 2013; : 151-162. Link

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Epilepsy (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Sleep Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | University of Miami School of Medicine2005

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Epilepsy at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2010 - 06/30/2011
Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2009 - 6/30/2010
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center06/29/2006 - 6/30/2009
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center06/24/2005 - 6/25/2006