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Mark Wulkan, MD

Mark Wulkan, MD

General Surgery Atlanta, GA

Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University

Office Address

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  • 1975 Century Blvd Ne
    Suite 6
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    Phone: (404) 982-9938

Dr. Wulkan's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures; Newborn Surgery; Adolescent Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Wulkan's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Professor of SurgeryEmory University School of Medicine
    Atlanta, GA
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1998-2004); Assistant Professor of Surgery (1998-2004); Associate Professor of Pediatrics (2004-2009); Associate Professor of Surgery (2004-2009); Program Director (2006-Present); Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery (2010 – Present)
  • Surgical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care UnitChildren’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston
    Atlanta, GA
    Director of Medical Informatics (2004 – 2010); Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center (2003 - Present); Surgeon in Chief (2010 – Present)
  • Professor of PediatricsEmory University School of Medicine, Emory Children’s Center
    Atlanta, GA

Dr. Wulkan's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Alabama Medical CenterUniversity of Alabama Medical CenterFellowship, Pediatric Surgery
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaChief Residency, Pediatric Surgery
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaChief Residency, Pediatric Surgery
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of AlabamaFellowship, Pediatric Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Children's HospitalUniversity of Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Surgical Critical Care
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical CenterUniversity of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical CenterChief Residency, General Surgery
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical CenterUniversity of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • Emory Univ Sch of MedEmory University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Emory CollegeEmory CollegeOther Training, B.S/B.A, Biology/Chemistry

Dr. Wulkan's Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1995
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgical Critical Care, 1996
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery, 2000

Dr. Wulkan's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Doctors List2011
  • 2nd Annual Meeting of Georgia Statewide Conference on Obesity, Atlanta, GABest Poster2nd Annual Meeting of Georgia Statewide Conference on Obesity, Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • Children’s Hospital of AlabamaBest Corporate Website, Crystal Quill AwardChildren’s Hospital of Alabama, 1997
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Dr. Wulkan's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Laparoscopic Contralateral Inguinal Hernia Exploration in Infants and Children.Wulkan ML, Georgeson K, Pediatr Endosurg Innov Techniq
  • Primary Laparoscopic Endorectal Pull-Through for Hirschsprung’s Disease in Infants and Children.Wulkan ML, Georgeson K, Surg Innov
  • Evaluation of Laparoscopic-Assisted Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube Placement In Children.Wulkan ML, Lee H, Jones A, Ped Endosurg & Innov Tech
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Hirschsprung’s Disease.Chapter: Operative SurgeryPage 617 - 645
    Wulkan ML, Teitelbaum DH, Georgeson KE, and Langer JC
    Editors: Moritz Ziegler, Richard Azizkhan, and Thomas Weber, McGraw-Hill.
  • Laparoscopic Evaluation and Treatment of Rotational Anomalies.Chapter: Pediatric Laparoscopy
    Lee H, Wulkan ML
    Editors: Thom Lobe, Landes Bioscience.
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Children: An Outcomes Analysis.Chapter: Pediatric Minimal Access SurgeryPage 151 - 156
    Wulkan ML
    Editors: Jacob Langer and Craig Albanese.Marcel Dekker, Inc
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Laparoscopic Cystograstrostomy for Treatment of Pediatric Retrogastric Pseudocysts.Cabbabe, S, Gow KW, Heiss KF, Wulkan ML, Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, Niagara-By-The-Lake, ON, Canada
  • Is the Use of Laparoscopy to Determine Presence of Contralateral Patent Processus Vaginalis Justified in Children over 2 Years of age?Bhatia A, Gow KW, Heiss KF, Wulkan ML, Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, Niagara-By-The-Lake, ON, Canada
  • Complications of Laparoscopy.Wulkan ML, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Meeting, Maui, Hawaii
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Lectures

  • Physicians on the Internet: Why you should get connected.The Boca Raton Community Hospital, Grand Rounds, Boca Raton, FL
  • Intracorporeal Knot Tying.Advanced Minimal Access Pediatric Surgery Workshop, Charleston, SC
  • Cannulation for ECLS.Advanced Management: The Art& Science of Critical Care, Atlanta, GA
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Other

  • Developed Pharmacy Automated Purchasing System.Wulkan ML, Atkinson J
    Atlanta, GA
  • Developed Computer Aided Restriction Endonuclease Mapping Software.Wulkan ML, Lott T
    Atlanta, GA
  • Developed EdAct Computer Educational Activities Documentation Program.Wulkan ML, Atkinson J
    Atlanta, GA
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Dr. Wulkan's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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