Dr. Marcus received his Bachelor of Science degree Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College in 1986, and subsequently received his M.D. from New York Medical College in 1990.
After completing his internal medicine training at New York Medical College in 1993, he was invited to serve an additional year as Chief Medical Resident. During his residency, he was awarded the Most Outstanding Resident Teaching Award for each year of his training.
His subsequent Cardiology training was of the highest quality. He served as a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons- Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, from 1994-1996, in the fields of Circulatory Physiology, Heart Failure, and Cardiac Transplantation. He also worked closely in the early stages of the hospital’s leading LVAD program. His training continued at Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital in Clinical Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology through 1999.
Dr. Marcus practiced clinically where he assumed numerous leadership roles within his large Cardiology group. He was the founder and director of the Heart Failure Unit and program at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, and was active as a primary and secondary investigator in multiple phase II and phase III clinical trials. He also directed his practice’s Nuclear Cardiology Program. His clinical excellence was recognized by being listed in the Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors directory from 2006-2009. He also received the prestigious “Patients Choice” Award in 2008 and 2009. Dr. Marcus is widely respected by his peers and patients alike, being viewed as an invaluable resource on difficult cases, and having a well-earned reputation for his outstanding bedside manner and advocacy for his patients. He has lectured on numerous occasions on various topics in Cardiovascular Medicine.
Outside of his Clinical Practice, Dr. Marcus served a term as Board President of the Dutchess-Ulster County Chapter of the American Heart Association, and is currently the Medical Director of the NFL Alumni Association Wellness Challenge. He sits on the Scientific Advisory Boards of Cognate Nutritionals, Xablecath, Inc., and Advanced Facialdontics. Dr. Marcus was recently selected to be a Trustee of the widely respected organization, CEO Trust.
He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Nuclear Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, in addition to being a member of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, the American Medical Association, and the National Lipid Association.
Dr. Marcus started Preventive Cardiology of New York in 2015 recognizing that to best serve his patients, a paradigm shift in medicine from a REACTIVE to PROACTIVE approach to the treatment and prevention of Cardiovascular Disease needs to occur. His practice, however, is not limited to Preventive Cardiology, and also covers all aspects of general clinical Cardiology.
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