Dr. Howard Marks Jr, MD

Dr. Howard Marks Jr, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Howard Marks Jr, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1981 and specializes in cardiac surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and more.

1912 Tradd Ct

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

(910) 251-3766

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Marks Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks Jr performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Marks Jr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Marks Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Marks Jr treats Heart Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Marks Jr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Marks Jr' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a cardiac surgeon I treat every patient as if they were a family member. Each patient gets the care and understanding of someone with whom I have a personal relationship. Both the patient and family deserve honesty and full disclosure of the care and treatment. This is not only my philosophy but that of our practice, Coastal Thoracic Surgical Associates.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Wake Forest University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    University Of Iowa College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1983
    Barnes Jewish Hosp-Washington University
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School
    1981
  • 1975
    Lake Forest College
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Marks Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Marks Jr

4.8

Based on 55 reviews

5 Stars
94.54545454545455%
(52)
4 Stars
1.8181818181818181%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
3.6363636363636362%
(2)

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Dr Marks performed an urgently needed triple bypass on my coronary arteries. The surgery went exceptionally well and my recovery has been fast without any complications. I cannot praise he and his staff enough. Their compassion, professionalism, and dedication to making me well again was evident...Read More
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Dr. Marks and his team exemplify optimal patient care. With my mom having an open Aortic Valve Replacement along with a 1-Vessel Aortocoronary bypass afforded us a first hand look of the expertise he demonstrates as a surgeon and extreme empathy with patient care. Ken is an asset for Dr. Marks as...Read More
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I met Dr. Marks the morning of my bypass surgery because I chose him since he could operate on the soonest date available. He turned out to be an excellent choice!! His entire staff, Ken, William and all others are very professional and knowledgeable about all aspects of cardiology. I could not...Read More
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I recently had a quadruple bypass. Dr. Marks Jr is a true professional and is an exceptional surgeon. Highly recommended!
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Doctor Howard Marks is an outstanding thoracic surgeon and person. His skills and demeanor are above any surgeon I have ever met. His down to earth attitude sets him apart from his peers. I highly recommend him to all. There are not enough words to express my gratitude to doctor and man.
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