Norman Marcus, MD

Norman Marcus, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

Ass. Prof. Anesthesiology and Psychiatry Dir. Div. Muscle Pain Research, NYU SOM

Office Address

  • 30 E 40th St
    Ste 1100
    New York, NY 10016
    Phone: (212) 532-7999
    Fax: (212) 532-5957

Norman Marcus, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

Ass. Prof. Anesthesiology and Psychiatry Dir. Div. Muscle Pain Research, NYU SOM


  • I am a board certified Pain Medicine physician specializing in soft tissue pain. I started the first pain center in NYC @ Montefiore Hospital and the second in-patient center @ Lenox Hill Hospital. I ran a pain center in the UK @ the Princess Margaret Hospital in Windsor. I am a past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. I am currently Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry @ NYU/Langone School of Medicine and director of the division of Muscle Pain Research. I have authored 2 books with Simon and Schuster: Freedom From Pain and in June, 2012, End Back Pain Forever.
    I have authored this year (2012) 2 chapters on Muscle Pain in academic textbooks.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry
  • Clinical Interests: Neck/neck Pain; Pain Management; Back/back Pain; Back/neck Pain; Muscle Pain Evaluation And Treatment; Pain Treatment Outcome Assessment

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Lincoln Hospital
  • Lincoln Hospital
  • Mount Zion Medical Center University of California
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityState University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • New York State Public Health Service
  • Queens College

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1968 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry
  • American Board of Pain MedicineSoft tissue pain

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Pain Management in NY Metro Area2012
  • Back Pain Recognition ProgramNational Committee for Quality Assurance, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors in Pain Medicine2010

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Treatment of Drug Addiction in Two Different Communities.  Ruiz, Lowenson, Marcus, Langrod, NYS J Med 1973;73:18.
  • Social Rehabilitation of Addicts: A Two-year Evaluation.  Ruiz, Lowenson, Langrod, Marcus, Int. J of the Addictions 1977;1.
  • Clinical Applications of Biofeedback: Implications for Psychiatry: Hospital and Community Psychiatry.  Marcus, N, Levin, G., 1977;28(1).

Books/Book Chapters

  • Freedom from Chronic Pain.  
    Marcus N.J. and Arbeiter J.
    Editors: Simon & Schuster.New York
  • End Back Pain Forever.  
    Marcus NJ
    Editors: .Atria Books, New York
  • Psychophysiology. Chapter: Disregulation of a Controlled EEG Response to Visual Stimulation in a Narcoleptic Page 263 - 273
    Mulholland T, Marcus N
    Editors: R. Sinz, M.R. Rosenzweig.VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag Jena (GDR) and Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam


  • Management of Acute & Chronic Pain. St. Michael's Hospital, Newark, NJ Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine
  • Cognitive Behavioral Approaches – The Injured Worker's Perspective. American Academy of Pain Medicine, New Jersey
  • The Injured Worker's Perspective. Professional Nurses' Rehab Association, New Hyde Park, NY

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