Dr. Jeffrey A. Marcus

Medical Advisory Member


Jeffrey Marcus, MS, MD, joined North Atlanta Women’s Specialists when it was formed in 1994. He is proud to provide a variety of obstetrics and gynecologic services to patients at the East Cobb office in Marietta and the Johns Creek office in Duluth, Georgia. His special interests include management of high-risk pregnancies, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, contraception, and menopause care. 

Originally from Rockville, Maryland, Dr. Marcus received his Bachelor of Science in physics from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He went on to earn a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from The George Washington University (GW) in Washington, DC. He remained at GW for medical school and residency. After finishing his training, in which he was a chief resident and elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, he moved to Atlanta to begin working in private practice.  

Dr. Marcus is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the Society for Family Planning. In addition, he is on the executive committee of the Atlanta Women’s Health Group and previously served as Chairman of Perinatal Services at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.  

Outside of his practice, Dr. Marcus is the Chief Medical Officer of Femasys Inc., a start-up biotech company that designs and develops minimally invasive in-office devices for women’s health. He is also on the advisory boards of The Rally Foundation, Camp Sea Gull/Seafarer, and the American Breast Cancer Foundation. Dr. Marcus has been married for 31 years to his wife, Laura, and they have three children. 

Pat Patterson is the President and CEO of Elysium Enterprises, Inc. (dba Elysium Inclusion and dba Elysium Strong). He is a Supplier Diversity professional that spent 25 years at Verizon Communications. His most recent responsibilities included advocacy/outreach and public policy agreements between Verizon and state/local agencies nationwide, as well as overseeing Supplier Diversity efforts by partnering with multiple Verizon Sourcing teams, all as a member of the Global Diversity and Inclusion organization. Patterson had 25 years with Verizon where he held key roles in Global Diversity & Inclusion, Real Estate, Construction, Regional staff positions, along with his engineering responsibilities with Empire City Subway Company, a Verizon subsidiary.  He spent his last ten years in various supplier diversity roles in Verizon. 

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