Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Joshua A. Marks, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Medical Director, SICU
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Asst. Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Surgery - Trauma (Acute Care)

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-2165
Fax: (215) 923-7957

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • s Comp

Recent Publications

Early heparin administration after traumatic brain injury: Prolonged cognitive recovery associated with reduced cerebral edema and neutrophil sequestration

Unfractionated heparin after TBI reduces in vivo cerebrovascular inflammation, brain edema and accelerates cognitive recovery

Does enoxaparin interfere with HMGB1 signaling after TBI? A potential mechanism for reduced cerebral edema and neurologic recovery

Enoxaparin ameliorates post-traumatic brain injury edema and neurologic recovery, reducing cerebral leukocyte endothelial interactions and vessel permeability in vivo

Selepressin in septic shock: Sharpening the VASST effects of vasopressin?

In vivo leukocyte-mediated brain microcirculatory inflammation: A comparison of osmotherapies and progesterone in severe traumatic brain injury

Similar effects of hypertonic saline and mannitol on the inflammation of the blood-brain barrier microcirculation after brain injury in a mouse model

Technical skills acquisition in surgery-bound senior medical students: An evaluation of student assertiveness

Occult pulmonary arteriovenous malformation resulting in acute mesenteric ischemia and post-operative respiratory failure

Hypertonic saline resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock does not decrease in vivo neutrophil interactions with endothelium in the blood-brain microcirculation

The mortality inflection point for age and acute cervical spinal cord injury

Lower extremity vascular stenting for a post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm in a young trauma patient