Dr. Paul J. Marcotte, MD

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


  • Fellowship - Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ
  • Residency - Ottawa Teaching Hospitals, Ottawa, Ontario, CDN
  • Medical School - University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, CDN


  • 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.

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

Board Certifications

  • 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
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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
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Profile last updated: September 26, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.