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Jared Marks, M.D.

Jared Joseph Marks, M.D.

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  • Instructor of Neurosurgery


Neurosurgery, Spinal Trauma, Spine, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery more

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Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

Appointment Phone: 301-896-6069
6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 4920
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Fax: 301-896-8802


Jared Marks, MD, is a neurosurgeon with Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery in Bethesda, Maryland, as well as a part-time instructor in the Department of Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His clinical focus is spinal surgery including degenerative changes in the spine as well as spine tumors, spine infections, spine trauma and spinal deformity.  

Dr. Marks practices patient centered neurosurgery.  He treats the patient, not just the signs and symptoms, and he believes in maximizing non-surgical therapies, when possible, prior to pursuing surgical options.

He performs laminectomies, discectomies, tumor resections, spinal fusions, deformity corrections, traumatic injury stabilizations and placement of implants such as baclofen pumps and spinal cord stimulators.  Dr. Marks also treats general neurosurgical conditions such as brain tumors, intracranial infections, head injury, carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve compression.

Dr. Marks received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and underwent his neurosurgical training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) where he later served as an assistant professor of neurosurgery.  He completed a fellowship in complex spinal surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. more


  • Instructor of Neurosurgery

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  • MD; Medicine; Temple University School of Medicine (2005)


  • Neurosurgery; University of Mississippi Medical Center (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurosurgery) (2018)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Ferreiro A, Ceuterick-De Groote C, Marks JJ, Goemans N, Schreiber G, Hanefeld F, Fardeau M, Martin JJ, Goebel HH, Richard P, Guicheney P, Bonnemann CG. (2004)  Desmin-related myopathy with mallory body-like inclusions is caused by mutations of the selenoprotein N gene.  Ann Neurol. 55(5):676-86.

Hart TC, Zhang Y, Gorry MC, Hart PS, Cooper M, Marazita ML, Marks JM*, Cortelli JR, Pallos D.  (2002) A mutation in the SOS1 gene causes hereditary gingival fibromatosis type 1.  Am J Hum Genet. 70(4):943-54. (* = publisher’s typographical error)

Zhang Y, Gorry MC, Hart PS, Pettenati MJ, Wang L, Marks JJ, Lu X, Hart TC. (2001)  Localization, genomic organization, and alternative transcription of a novel human SAM-dependent methyltransferase gene on chromosome 2p22-->p21.  Cytogenet Cell Genet. 95(3-4):146-52.

Zhang Y, Lundgren T, Renvert S, Tatakis DN, Firatli E, Uygur C, Hart PS, Gorry MC, Marks JJ, Hart TC.  (2001)  Evidence of a founder effect for four cathepsin C gene mutations in Papillon-Lefevre syndrome patients.  J Med Genet. 38(2):96-101.

Hart PS, Zhang Y, Firatli E, Uygur C, Lotfazar M, Michalec MD, Marks JJ, Lu X, Coates BJ, Seow WK, Marshall R, Williams D, Reed JB, Wright JT, Hart TC.  (2000) Identification of cathepsin C mutations in ethnically diverse papillon-Lefevre syndrome patients.  J Med Genet. 37(12):927-32. 

Activities & Honors


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

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