Dr. Paul Marcotte, MD

Dr. Paul Marcotte, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Paul Marcotte, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3400 Spruce St Ofc FL3

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Marcotte performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Marcotte's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Ottawa Civil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Ottawa Civil and Genl Hospital University Ottawa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Barrow Neur Institute St Josephs Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Marcotte has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Marcotte's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Marcotte to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Marcotte's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Ok just because a doctor has great reviews doesn't mean he's the one for you. I was frustrated just wanted answers, help understanding. His exams truly awful. My 2nd visit he told me 90% I'd be significantly better after a fusion. 5 years later I'm much worse. My new neurosurgeon told me a fusion...more
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I had been treating back pain for years. Then 2 yrs ago also experienced pain down my legs, feet, and butt. It became so painful to do anything. After getting treated by a couple of other Drs’ by having physical therapy, shots that no longer worked. I decided to call Dr Marcottes’ Office from...more
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Dr. Marcotte was fantastic. First time I saw him he said I there wasn't anything he could do, I wasn't ready yet for him. I went back and continued the treatments I was getting. A few years later I had gotten worse to where it was time for Dr. Marcotte to help me. He showed me he isn't a doctor...more
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He made decisions without listening and based upon a physical exam that lasted only 1 or 2 minutes
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A superb surgeon. He did a phenomenal job resecting a swanoma from my spinal cord. 100% recovery. He is the best neurosurgeon in the Philadelphia area. I'm a physician and I talked to several other physicians before choosing him, he is the doctor that other physicians choose for themselves
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