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Theodore Markou, MD

Theodore Markou, MD
Theodore Markou, MD

Theodore Markou, MD, is an infectious disease correspondent for RT America. In his career, Dr. Markou started the CDAT (C. diff. Attack Team) at Johns Hopkins Hospital and had their findings published in a medical journal. At the age of 14, Dr. Markou was diagnosed with lupus and was amazed by the medical profession — not only intellectually but also from a caring aspect. Now, Dr. Markou is enamored with the dynamic field of infectious disease and finds excitement in tackling the unknown and helping heal patients.

Dr. Markou volunteers at a local jiu-jitsu school for infection prevention to help curb outbreaks such as MRSA. As a former professional dancer, Dr. Markou stays active with CrossFit, weight lifting, and jiu-jitsu. He also enjoys brewing his own alcohol.

Affiliations
  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Newton Medical Center
  • Kindred Hospital – Morris County
  • Saint Clare’s Hospital
  • Hackettstown Regional Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Chilton Memorial Hospital
Memberships
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Students Association
  • Phi-Beta-Kappa
  • Golden Key Scholars
  • Tri Beta Johns Hopkins Biology Honor Society
Education
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Awards & Honors
  • Resident of the Month – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – April 2014, October 2014
  • Intern of the Month – Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – March 2013, July 2012
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude – Johns Hopkins University