Paul Marcotte

Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

Neurosurgeon at Penn Medicine

Meet Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

Dr. Marcotte is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Penn Medicine.

His clinical expertise focuses on spine surgery, ranging from spinal deformity surgery to endoscopic herniated disc surgery.

Dr. Marcotte at a Glance

  • Dr. Marcotte strives to expertly diagnose and treat painful neck and back conditions.
  • He has been recognized among the Best Doctors in America (2018) and in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Top Docs” issue (2002).

Talk to Dr. Marcotte about your spine condition.

Dr. Marcotte is a member of Penn Medicine.

Directions to our primary location in Philadelphia, PA

How Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English


  • MD – University of Ottawa
  • Residency – Ottawa Teaching Hospitals
  • Fellowship – Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ


  • Brain Tumors
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Spinal Tumors


  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Microsurgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spinal Stabilization
  • Spine Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

I feel that Dr Marcotte changed my life by removing the almost unbearable pain that I'd been suffering with.

Dr. Marcotte I found to be thorough professional and then took the time to explain and answer all questions. Very Impressed.

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Accolades for Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennslyvania
  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • College of Physicians & Surgeons, Ontario, Canada
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Join Section Spine & Peripheral Nerve
  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • Ontario Medical Association/Canadian Medical Assoc.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Best Doctors in America 2003-2018
  • Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Office Information for Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

Penn Neurosurgery Pennsylvania Hospital 235 South 8th Street Washington Square West Building Philadelphia, PA 19106 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Penn Neurosurgery Pennsylvania Hospital
235 South 8th Street
Washington Square West Building
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

Additional Locations

  • Penn Neuroscience Center 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104 Driving Directions

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