Marcus Roll, PT, DPT

Marcus Roll
Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

Box 104002 DUMC

Dr. Marcus Roll is an assistant professor at the Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division. He is an educator and physical therapist with a clinical focus on adult neurologic rehabilitation. Dr. Roll is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and a certified brain injury specialist by the Brain Injury Association of America. He received his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2004 and his DPT from Duke University in 2011. He completed the ABPTRFE accredited faculty development residency at Duke University in 2017. Dr. Roll teaches extensively in the DPT curriculum as course director for multiple courses and leads the case conference series as part of the PT professional practice courses. Dr. Roll is involved in educational research focusing on admissions processes and predictors of success in physical therapy education.


  • DPT, Duke University, 2011

  • BA, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004


  • PT 634 Introduction to Patient Examination, course director
  • PT 644 Adaptive Technologies, course director
  • PT 631 PT Professional Practice I
  • PT 635 PT Professional Practice II
  • PT 641 PT Professional Practice III
  • PT 731 PT Professional Practice IV
  • PT 734 PT Professional Practice V
  • PT 650 Cultural Determinants of Health I
  • PT 651 Cultural Determinants of Health II


Neurologic physical therapy practice with emphasis on adults with brain injury, stroke, and neurological movement disorders.

Awards and honors

  • LSVT Big Certified Clinician

  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Transitioning Care at Bedside Champion

  • Duke DPT Helen Kaiser Scholarship