Daniel R Marcus, MD

General Surgeon & Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery located in Marina Del Rey, CA

Dr. Daniel Marcus is one of L.A.’s leading general surgeons that specializes in minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery. His number one priority is his patients and he never sacrifices care for the “Money before Healing” standard of care that so many physicians are forced to deal with. He learned his patient first approach from his father, who was an old-time family physician that served Los Angeles for over 30 years.

Dr. Marcus’ outlook on patient care is unique. In college he was diagnosed with cancer and understands the uncertainty and fear that come with needing surgery. This is why he takes the time and effort to present to patients and their families effective treatment options that will deliver the best recovery and outcomes.   His extensive knowledge and experience with open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgeries gives his patients the most options.

Dr. Marcus received his undergraduate degree from UCLA, and his Doctor of Medicine from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. Following medical school, he completed his surgical residency at the world-renowned Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center and Columbia Presbyterian in New York. He then completed his fellowship at the highly regarded University of Oregon. 

He helped establish the Robotic Surgical Program at Marina Del Rey Hospital, travels the world teaching other doctors how to perform robotic surgery, has authored several published papers and book chapters on minimally invasive surgery and developed instrumentation and procedures in both laparoscopy and robotic surgery that are used globally.

Dr. Marcus’s extensive knowledge and experience, along with his dedication to practicing medicine on a case-by-case basis, means that he will develop a treatment plan that caters to your individual needs and circumstances.

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Dr. Daniel Marcus is one of L.A.’s leading general surgeons that specializes in minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery. His number one priority is his patients and he never sacrifices care for the “Money before Healing” standard of care that so many physicians are forced to deal with. He learned his patient first approach from his father, who was an old-time family physician that served Los Angeles for over 30 years.

Dr. Marcus’ outlook on patient care is unique. In college he was diagnosed with cancer and understands the uncertainty and fear that come with needing surgery. This is why he takes the time and effort to present to patients and their families effective treatment options that will deliver the best recovery and outcomes.   His extensive knowledge and experience with open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgeries gives his patients the most options.

Dr. Marcus received his undergraduate degree from UCLA, and his Doctor of Medicine from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. Following medical school, he completed his surgical residency at the world-renowned Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center and Columbia Presbyterian in New York. He then completed his fellowship at the highly regarded University of Oregon. 

He helped establish the Robotic Surgical Program at Marina Del Rey Hospital, travels the world teaching other doctors how to perform robotic surgery, has authored several published papers and book chapters on minimally invasive surgery and developed instrumentation and procedures in both laparoscopy and robotic surgery that are used globally.

Dr. Marcus’s extensive knowledge and experience, along with his dedication to practicing medicine on a case-by-case basis, means that he will develop a treatment plan that caters to your individual needs and circumstances.


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The advantages of Robotic Surgery: Get back to everyday life faster!

Minimally Invasive Procedures


Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic Procedures

What procedure is right for you?

Dr. Marcus is trained in general surgery specializing in minimally invasive and robotic procedures. Together, you can choose the surgical option that's right for you or your loved one. 

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Worried about scarring?  Cornelia was in a bikini one week after surgery. 

Hernia Repair

If your hernia is affecting your lifestyle then surgical repair may be the right option for you.

Dr. Marcus has helped thousands of hernia patients get back to work, back to being parents and doing the things they love with minimal recovery time!

Learn more about hernia repair here. (Will link to service page when site is live.) 

Surfing big waves in Mexico after getting his Hernia repaired by Dr. Marcus!

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“Taking care of patients is one of the biggest honors I can have. When a person entrusts you with their health, that says something and that’s why every one of my patients gets my full attention and the exact amount of time needed to make the best health decisions.”

  - Daniel Marcus, MD

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • “I never expected my recovery from hernia surgery to be so smooth....all of my friends and family were amazed to see my quick recovery. Thank you Dr. Marcus!”

    P.R.
  • “Dr. Marcus is a terrific surgeon, my surgery was less than one week ago...I had very little discomfort & minimal swelling after. I don’t even have a scar, it’s AMAZING!"

    J.L.
  • "Dr. Marcus is an outstanding surgeon who really cares about his patients."

    Dan C.
  • "Amazing result and a great doc with a great bed side manner. I highly recommend Dr. Marcus."

    Michael W.
  • "His office staff was very helpful and kept in contact with me throughout both post-operative sessions. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to my family or friends."

    Steve S.
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Daniel Marcus MD
4644 Lincoln Blvd.
Suite 414
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292