Britt Marcussen, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Office: 01291-G Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Exercise Science, Minor in Biology, University of Iowa
MS, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Chief Resident, Family Practice, St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency
Resident, Family Practice, St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency
Fellow, Sports Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
CAQ in Sports Medicine
Basic Life Support
Diplomate - American Board of Family Practice, Boards Recertified: April 26, 2014
Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Iowa Medical License, Renewal date: Sept. 1, 2018
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Research Summary

Sports Medicine


Mathiasen, R. E., Edwards, N., Marcussen, B. L. & Van Heukelom, J. N. (2016). Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In Family Practice Examination and Board Review. (4), pp. 334-361. McGraw-Hill Education.

(2016). A Pain in the Butt: Overcoming a Hip Injury in a Division I Gymnast.

Marcussen, B., Holte, A. & Peterson, A. (2016). Prophylactic Antivirals to Prevent Primary Herpes Gladiatorum at a Wrestling Camp. (Vols. 2). (1), pp. 12-13. Sports Review Journal.

(2016). Bull Riding to Baseball: Popliteal Artery Occlusion Secondary to a Bull Riding Trauma.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Medcast, Published to AMSSM's Website.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Podcast, Published to BJSM's Website.

Peterson, A., Hall, M. & Marcussen, B. (2015). "Low Vitamin D Levels and Stress Fracture: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis".

Marcussen, B. (2014). It's Not Your Rotator Cuff.

Marcussen, B. (2014). Exertional Leg Pain Delee and Drezs' Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition, 2014.

Marcussen, B., Amendola, N. & Sebrowski, C. (2012). First Rib Fractures in Football: A Case Series. Am J of Sports Medicine.

Marcussen, B., Smoot, M. (2012). Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip.

Peterson, A., Marcussen, B. (2012). Excessive Sweating, A Case Report.

Goodlett, C. R., Marcussen, B. & West, J. R. (1990). A Single Day of Alcohol Exposure during the Brain Growth Spurt Induces Brain Weight Restriction and Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Loss. Alcohol, 7, 107-114.

West, J. R., Goodlett, C. R., Bonthius, D. J., Hamre, K. M. & Marcussen, B. (1990). Cell population depletion associated with fetal alcohol brain damage: Mechanisms of BAC-dependent cell loss. Alcohol Clinic Exp Res, 14, 813-818.