Jeffrey R. Marcus, MD, FAAP, FACS

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Jeffrey R. Marcus, MD, FAAP, FACS, is Chief of the Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine. He is the Paul H. Sherman Endowed Associate Professor of Surgery and an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at Duke. He has served as the Vice Chair of Surgery in Pediatric Surgical Affairs at Duke since 2009 and was appointed Duke Children’s Chief of Surgery in 2015. Dr. Marcus is the director of the newly created Duke Center for Children’s Surgery, one of only five centers in the country designated a Level 1 program for children’s surgical care by the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Marcus is board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery, specializing in cosmetic, functional, and congenital rhinoplasty. In addition, he is a widely recognized pediatric plastic surgeon and craniofacial surgeon and Director of the Duke Cleft and Craniofacial Center. Dr. Marcus treats children with facial deformities in North Carolina and globally through his charitable global health work with Operation Smile.

Dr. Marcus has made numerous scholarly contributions to the rhinoplasty literature, focusing primarily on the treatment of functional nasal deformities and correction of the cleft nasal deformity. He has authored over 76 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is the textbook editor of Essentials of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma. He was recently appointed to the Editorial Boards for JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Marcus is actively engaged in surgical innovation and is the holder of several patents related to intermaxillary fixation, which have substantively changed the practice of maxillofacial surgery in the U.S. and abroad.

Dr. Marcus has been a board member of the Rhinoplasty Society and held numerous positions on the board since 2007. He currently serves as president of the society and the program director for the 2017 annual meeting. He has co-chaired numerous symposia for the society over the past 5 years. Additionally, Dr. Marcus serves as the president of the North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons and is an active member of other societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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