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Dr. Marvin Marcelin (NPI #1053835264)

Marvin Marcelin, DPM

(NPI # 1053835264)

Dr. Marcelin is a podiatrist who brings his experience as an athlete and instructor to complement his education and surgical residency to provide quality care to his patients.

He is a graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) and completed a surgical residency at Roxborough Memorial Hospital where he was credentialed in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. Some of his professional lectures included Achilles tendon Rupture Repair, Surgical vs Conservative Approaches to Plantar Heel Pain, Triple Arthrodesis, and Podiatric Ankle Arthroscopy. Most recently, he presented the most recent data on “Racial Disparity and Lower Extremity Amputations” to the Delaware Valley Vascular Society.

Dr. Marcelin is Director of Community Outreach for Save Your Soles, providing information to professional and community groups on racial disparities in lower extremity amputations. 

He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical associations and while a student at TUSPM served as president of the Student National Podiatric Medical Association and was a member of the Men’s basketball team, running club and pediatrics club. He is on staff at Abington Hospital Hospital/Jefferson Health Doylestown Hospital, Abington Surgical Center, and Bucks County Surgical Suites.

A recipient of a full athletic scholarship from Duke University Football, he continues to spend time working out and exercising when he’s not busy parenting his young daughter with his wife Dona. He also has an interest in videography and podcasting.

Which group in the Philadelphia area receive the most amputations?

A. Black men ages 40 – 60
B. White men over age 60
C. Black women ages 40 – 60


Black Men ages 40 – 60

Black men are nearly 3x as likely to experience a lower extremity amputation than any other group.

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