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Before returning to the Greater Washington, DC, area, Dr. Larry Markovitz enjoyed a distinctive career in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery for the Mayo Health System’s Midelfort Clinic, a position he held from 1998 through 2002. As a specialist in thoracic surgery and venous diseases, Dr. Markovitz developed highly successful surgical procedures that involved minimal invasion of the lung and heart.

Dr. Larry Markovitz served as Chairman of Thoracic Surgery and was Attending Thoracic Surgeon for two esteemed hospitals in the Washington, DC, area before working for the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Markovitz’s educational achievements include:

  • 1976 – Bachelor of Arts / Biology, Columbia College, New York
  • 1980 – Doctor of Medicine and Residency in General Surgery / Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
  • 1986 – Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery / Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Some of the awards, honors, and distinctions Dr. Lawrence Markovitz has earned include:
  • 2005 and 2008 – Top Regional Doctor / Washingtonian Magazine
  • 2007 – Top Doctor / Washington Checkbook
  • 2007 and 2009 – America’s Top Surgeons / Washingtonian Magazine

Dr. Larry Markovitz is the only vein specialist in the Greater Washington, DC, area to earn these awards.

From 1986 to 1986, Dr. Markovitz served as Research Fellow at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Markovitz has published 13 articles in various scientific journals. He was part of the team of collaborators designing the official poster for the 16th Annual Mayo Conference on Quality and has presented the results of his research to the medical community eight times.

Lawrence Markovitz, MD, maintains active certification from the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He maintains active membership in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Markovitz enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife and three children pursuing athletic activities that include baseball, football, and skiing.

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