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Gerald J Marks , M.D.

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Medical Group:

Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates

Primary Office:

Lankenau MOB West, Suite 330
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

Office Phone: 610.645.9093
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Colon/Rectal Surgery
  Board Certified in 1975
Yes
General Surgery
  Board Certified in 1958
No

Age: 88      Gender: M
Years in practice: 56
Main Line HealthCare Physician

Areas of Clinical Interest: Colorectal Cancers
Laparoscopic Colon & Rectal Microsurgery
Bowel Dysfunction
Cancer Prevention
Colorectal Disorders

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Internship:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Residency:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Physician Notes:

Concierge Practice

Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates   (view other physicians at this practice)

Office Information

Lankenau MOB West, Suite 330
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.9093 FAX: 610.645.9476 View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

hours icon Hours: Weekdays

Gerald J Marks


Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.9093 FAX: 610.645.9476
View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Statement of Practice Philosophy

To utilize advanced procedures and treatment plans combined with new technologies and microsurgery to offer our patients improved safety, comfort, and preservation of normal bowel function.

Titles

Academic Titles:
Clinical Professor of Surgery - MCP/Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician

Recent Clinical Studies Published

PUBLICATIONS

Marks G, Marks, J, Mohiuddin M, Brady L. Radical Sphincter Preservation Surgery with Coloanal Anastomosis Following High-Dose External Irradiation for the Very Low Lying Rectal Cancer. Recent Results in Cancer Research, Vol. 146, Schlag, P. (ed.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, p. 161-174.

Mohiuddin M, Marks G. Long-Term Results of Re-irradiation for Patients with Recurrent Rectal Cancer. Cancer 2002 (September 1): 95(5:1144-1150).

Marks J, Marchionni C, Marks G. Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery in the Treatment of Select Rectal Cancers or Tumors Suspicious for Cancer.

Surg Endos, 2003: 17 (1114-1117).

PRESENTATIONS 2004

1. Low Anterior Resection-Colon Surgery Symposium.
2. Laparoscopy in Colorectal Cancer-Colorectal Symposium.
3. TEM for Benign Rectal Pathology-Endolulmlinal Surgery Forum.
4. Radiochemotherapy and Local Excision in the USA-Transendocscopic Microsurgery and Rectal Tumors Symposium.
J. Marks, U. Kawun, W. Hamdan, G. Marks. Colorectal Symposium, 9th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Cancun, Mexico. February 2-7, 2004.

Laparoscopic Transanal Abdominal Transanal (TATA) Radical Proctosigmoidectomy with Coloanal Anastomosis for Distal Rectal Cancer after High-Dose Chemoradiation. J. Marks, U. Kawun, G. Marks. Video Presentation, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, March 31-April 3, 2004.

Redefining Contraindications to Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection in High Risk Patients. U. Kawun, J. Marks, W. Hamdan, G. Marks. Podium presentation - American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX May 8-13, 2004.

High-Dose Preoperative Radiation/Chemoradiation and Full-Thickness Local Excision for Select Rectal Cancers. J. Marks, W. Hamdan, U. Kawun, M. Mohiuddin, G. Marks. Podium presentation - American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX May 8-13, 2004.

Sphincter Preservation Surgery in Distal Rectal Cancer After Preoperative Chemoradiation: Laparaoscopic Transanal Abdominal Transanal (TATA) Radical Proctosigmoidectomy with Coloanal Anastomosis. U. Kawun, J. Marks, M. Mohiuddin, G. Marks. Podium presentation - American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgerons' Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX May 8-13, 2004.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Recipient of Recognition Award presented by Northeastern Society of Colorectal Surgeons 2004

Recipient of George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons at Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. April 3, 2004

"Some Good News for Colorectal Cancer Patients." Article discusses advanced surgical techniques of Gerald J. Marks, MD, Main Line Times, February 27, 2003

"New Procedure Improves Quality of Life for Colorectal Patients." Article discusses advanced surgical techniques of Gerald J. Marks, MD, Main Line Life, February 26, 2003.

Art Exhibit, Beaumont at Bryn Mawr, PA, October 8-November 28, 2003

Images Along the Way: A Surgeon's International Journey, Vol. VI 2003 Calendar.

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Edgar J. Deissler Professor of Surgery Medal. May 30, 1996

Italian Surgical Society Recognition Medal, Rome, Italy. October 13, 1996

Distinguished Service Medal, University of Milan, Milan, Italy. October 17, 1996

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Senior Investigator
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research

Director
Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Center
Lankenau Hospital

Director
International Network of Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Centers

Secretary
International Federation of Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons

Senior Editor
Surgical Endoscopy, Ultrasound, and Interventional Techniques. (Springer-Verlagh)

Editorial Board member
General Surgery News (McMahon Group).

Editorial Consultant/Reviewer
Cancer

Editorial Consultant/Reviewer
American Journal of Clinical Oncology

Abstract Reviewer
Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae

Abstract Reviewer
The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Inc.

Advisory Board Member
Center for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Allegheny University of Health Sciences

Board Director
SAGES Education Research Foundation

Collaborator, Scientific Advisory Board
Ultrasonology for Surgeons and Image-Guided Procedures

Personal Quote

Concierge Practice

Current Memberships and Activities

American Medical Association
Medical Advisor, Colostomy-Ileostomy Rehabilitation Association
International Society of University Colon & Rectal SurgeonsPennsylvania Medical Society
National Foundation of Ileitis & Colitis
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary TractAmerican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Society American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic SurgeonsFellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Philadelphia County Medical Society Executive Committee of Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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