FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
WILKES-BARRE, PA -- Michael R. Marvin, M.D., FACS, has joined Geisinger as director of transplantation and liver surgery for Geisinger Health System. Dr. Marvin will oversee the care of transplant patients, as well as non-transplant patients with liver and hepatobiliary tumors across Geisinger’s service area. He will perform liver and kidney transplants and other highly specialized procedures, including laparoscopic liver resections and repair of bile duct injuries at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, and offer consultations at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, and Geisinger–Scenery Park in State College.
Dr. Marvin previously served as chief, division of transplantation, director of liver transplantation, and associate professor of surgery in the Hiram C. Polk Jr., M.D., Department of Surgery at the University of Louisville, and director of transplantation at Jewish Hospital, also in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dr. Marvin graduated summa cum laude from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and then obtained is medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He then completed all of his general surgical, oncology research, and transplant training at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia University Medical Center).
Dr. Marvin is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. Dr. Marvin is also an accomplished researcher, having published more than 50 articles and multiple book chapters. He serves as an editorial reviewer for the American Journal of Transplantation, Surgery, and the Annals of Surgery, among others, and has served on multiple national transplant-related committees.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Marvin, call 877-821-8613.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator®, ProvenCare® and ProvenExperience®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital became the newest members of the Geisinger Family. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $12.7 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.