University of Wisconsin–Madison

Benjamin C Marcus, MD

Associate Professor

  • Section of Plastic Surgery
  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 263-0192

600 Highland Ave
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine, 1999
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Michigan, 1999-2000
  • Resident, Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, 2000-2004
  • Fellow, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, 2004-2005

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Benjamin Marcus is the Director of facial plastic surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He is double board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Benjamin Marcus dedicates his practice to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck. He has performed over 4000 surgeries at the UW and 2000 rhinoplasty procedures. His areas of expertise include: rhinoplasty (primary and revision) facelift, brow lift, eyelid surgery, facial trauma, reconstruction of congenital deformities, and reconstruction after MOHS surgery. Dr. Marcus is regularly invited to lecture nationally as well as internationally. He is an active board member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and a Senior Examiner for the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr Marcus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery. A full-time faculty member of the UW Medical School, he is actively involved in outcomes research as well as training the next generation of facial plastic surgeons.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications:

    • Crafting a Functional Nose.
    • Marcus BC
    • Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2017 May; 25(2): ix
    • [PubMed ID: 28340657]
    • Revisiting the Labial-Buccal Sulcus Flap for Septal Perforation Closure: Review at a Single Institution.
    • Feldman J, Marcus B
    • JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2017 May 01; 19(3): 241-243
    • [PubMed ID: 28114512]
    • Energy-Based Facial Rejuvenation: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment.
    • Britt CJ, Marcus B
    • JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2017 Jan 01; 19(1): 64-71
    • [PubMed ID: 27918772]
    • The Nasal Valve-Not Just for Functional Surgery Anymore.
    • Marcus BC
    • JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Mar-Apr; 18(2): 135
    • [PubMed ID: 26659903]
    • Use of the Fitbit to Measure Adherence to a Physical Activity Intervention Among Overweight or Obese, Postmenopausal Women: Self-Monitoring Trajectory During 16 Weeks.
    • Cadmus-Bertram L, Marcus BH, Patterson RE, Parker BA, Morey BL
    • JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2015 Nov 19; 3(4): e96
    • [PubMed ID: 26586418]

All Publications on PubMed