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

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

Mark Wulkan, MD

General Surgery Atlanta, GA

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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of Alabama
  • University of Alabama Medical CenterUniversity of Alabama Medical Center
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of Alabama
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham/The Children's Hospital of Alabama
  • University of Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Children's Hospital
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
  • Emory University School of MedicineEmory University School of Medicine
  • Emory College

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License1998 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Atlanta Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007
    • Best Doctors List2011
    • Best Poster2nd Annual Meeting of Georgia Statewide Conference on Obesity, Atlanta, GA, 2009

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    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

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Hirschsprung’s Disease. Chapter: Operative Surgery Page 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 Surgery Page 151 - 156
      Wulkan ML
      Editors: Jacob Langer and Craig Albanese.Marcel Dekker, Inc

    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

    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

    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

    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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