Richard M. Marks, MD, FACS, FAOA


Richard M.  Marks, MD, FACS, FAOA

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Jefferson Medical College

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

The Union Memorial Hospital

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Dr. Marks earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery at The Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to this training, Dr. Marks completed an orthopaedic surgery research fellowship at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia.

As a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Marks has more than 25 years of experience specializing in evaluating, diagnosing and treating disorders of the ankle and foot. His special interests include total ankle replacement, joint preservation, ankle arthroscopy, Achilles tendon disorders, bunion correction, and midfoot and hindfoot reconstructive surgery. He most recently served as chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Alabama in Mobile and director of its Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. He has made more than 200 presentations and authored or coauthored nearly 80 journal articles, book chapters and reviews.

Dr. Marks is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, the American College of Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Association, among other organizations. 

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