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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Benjamin Marcus is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. He is fellowship trained in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, having learned leading-edge techniques with Drs. Ted Cook and Tom Wang in Portland, Oregon, leaders in the field. Dr. Benjamin Marcus performs cosmetic surgery of the face and neck, rhinoplasty and facial reconstructive surgery. Specialty areas include: facelift, brow lift, eyelid surgery, rhinoplasty, facial trauma, reconstruction of congenital deformities, and reconstruction after Mohs surgery. He also provides the complete spectrum of ENT services, specializing on sinus and nasal problems. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery and Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. A full-time faculty member of the UW Medical School, he is actively involved in training the next generation of facial plastic surgeons.


Cosmetic Surgery (Transformations)

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT, Otolaryngology)

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-6190 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
2349 Deming Way Clinic (Transformations)
(608) 836-9990 | (866) 447-9990 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, Meriter Hospital (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health


Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Otolaryngology

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Residency University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1999


Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Marcus’ research interests include functional rhinoplasty, endoscopic cosmetic surgery, pediatric distraction osteogenesis and digital imaging.

PubMed Articles
Cadmus-Bertram L Marcus BH Patterson RE Parker BA Morey BL . Use of the Fitbit to Measure Adherence to a Physical Activity Intervention Among Overweight or Obese, Postmenopausal Women: Self-Monitoring Trajectory During 16 Weeks. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015 Nov 19;3(4):e96
[PubMed ID: 26586418]
Cadmus-Bertram LA Marcus BH Patterson RE Parker BA Morey BL . Randomized Trial of a Fitbit-Based Physical Activity Intervention for Women. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Sep;49(3):414-8
[PubMed ID: 26071863]
Marcus BC Hyman D . Evidence-Based Medicine in Laser Medicine for Facial Plastic Surgery. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Aug;23(3):297-302
[PubMed ID: 26208768]
Chaiet SR Marcus BC . Perioperative Arnica montana for Reduction of Ecchymosis in Rhinoplasty Surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 May 7;
[PubMed ID: 25954844]
Chaiet SR Marcus BC . Nasal tip volume analysis after butterfly graft. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jan;72(1):9-12
[PubMed ID: 23241767]
Steele T Funamura JL Marcus BC Tollefson TT . Correction of the severely deviated septum: extracorporeal septoplasty. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Sep;92(9):421-4
[PubMed ID: 24057900]
Marcus BC . Rhytidectomy: current concepts, controversies and the state of the art. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Aug;20(4):262-6
[PubMed ID: 22894994]
Heckman WW Marcus BC . Perceptions of aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery among medical students. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2011 May-Jun;13(3):215-7
[PubMed ID: 21576672]
Marcus BC . The use of autologous fat for facial rejuvenation. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2010 Dec;37(4):521-31, viii
[PubMed ID: 21093747]
Stacey DH Warner JP Duggal A Gutowski KA Marcus BC . International interdisciplinary rhytidectomy survey. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Apr;64(4):370-5
[PubMed ID: 20224328]
Larson JD Gutowski KA Marcus BC Rao VK Avery PG Stacey DH Yang RZ . The effect of electroacustimulation on postoperative nausea, vomiting, and pain in outpatient plastic surgery patients: a prospective, randomized, blinded, clinical trial. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar;125(3):989-94
[PubMed ID: 20195124]
Stacey DH Cook TA Marcus BC . Correction of internal nasal valve stenosis: a single surgeon comparison of butterfly versus traditional spreader grafts. Ann Plast Surg. 2009 Sep;63(3):280-4
[PubMed ID: 19692899]
Mahajan AY Shafiei M Marcus BC . Analysis of patient-determined preoperative computer imaging. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2009 Sep-Oct;11(5):290-5
[PubMed ID: 19797089]
Warner J Gutowski K Shama L Marcus B . National interdisciplinary rhinoplasty. Aesthet Surg J. 2009 Jul-Aug;29(4):295-301
[PubMed ID: 19717062]
Poore SO Shama L Marcus B . Facial resurfacing of the male patient. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Aug;16(3):357-69, vii
[PubMed ID: 18620987]
Warner J Wang TD Marcus BC . Frontal cranioplasty: the endoscopic approach. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 May;121(5):341e-342e
[PubMed ID: 18453954]
Kleer CG Teknos TN Islam M Marcus B Lee JS Pan Q Merajver SD . RhoC GTPase expression as a potential marker of lymph node metastasis in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Aug 1;12(15):4485-90
[PubMed ID: 16899593]
Marcus B Patel Z Busquets J Hwang PH Cook TA . The utility of concurrent rhinoplasty and sinus surgery: a 2-team approach. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2006 Jul-Aug;8(4):260-2
[PubMed ID: 16847172]
Teknos TN Islam M Arenberg DA Pan Q Carskadon SL Abarbanell AM Marcus B Paul S Vandenberg CD Carron M Nor JE Merajver SD . The effect of tetrathiomolybdate on cytokine expression, angiogenesis, and tumor growth in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Mar;131(3):204-11
[PubMed ID: 15781759]
Marcus B Arenberg D Lee J Kleer C Chepeha DB Schmalbach CE Islam M Paul S Pan Q Hanash S Kuick R Merajver SD Teknos TN . Prognostic factors in oral cavity and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer. 2004 Dec 15;101(12):2779-87
[PubMed ID: 15546137]