Norman Marcus, MD

Norman Marcus, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

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

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


  • 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.

Dr. Marcus's 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

Dr. Marcus's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Senior Attending PsychiatryLenox Hill Hospital
    New york, NY
    Senior Attending Medicine (1988-present); Chief Pain Service (1983-1988); Assistant Attending Psychiatry (1983-1988)
  • AttendingNYU/Langone Tisch; Lenox Hill Hospital
    New York, NY
  • Associate ProfessorNYU School of Medicine
    New York, NY
    Director (2005-present)
  • Attending PsychiatryTisch Hospital
  • Attending PhysicianKaiser Permanente
    San diego, CA
  • ConsultantPrincess Margaret Hospital
  • Academic Affiliate: Assistant Professor of PsychiatryAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
    Bronx, NY
    Assistant Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry (1970-1971); Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry (1971-1974); Clinical Instructor in Social Medicine (1977-1981)
  • Assistant Attending AnesthesiologyMontefiore Hospital
    Assistant Attending Psychiatry (1974-1982)
  • Assistant DirectorLincoln Hospital
    Bronx, NY
  • Director of Psychiatric In-Patient WardBronx State Hospital
    Bronx, NY

Dr. Marcus's Education & Medical Training

  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of MedicineFellowship, Gynecological Oncology
  • Albert Einstein College of MedicineAlbert Einstein College of MedicineChief Residency
  • Lincoln HospitalLincoln HospitalResidency
  • Lincoln HospitalLincoln HospitalResidency
  • Mount Zion Medical Center University of CaliforniaMount Zion Medical Center University of CaliforniaInternship
  • SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr at Syracuse, Coll MedState University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityMedical School, MD, Gillette, Merck
  • New York State Public Health ServiceNew York State Public Health ServiceFellowship
  • Queens CollegeQueens CollegeOther Training, BS

Dr. Marcus's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1968 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Pain MedicineSoft tissue pain, 1993
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1974

Dr. Marcus's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Pain Management in NY Metro Area2012
  • National Committee for Quality AssuranceBack Pain Recognition ProgramNational Committee for Quality Assurance, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors in Pain Medicine2010
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Dr. Marcus's Publications & Presentations

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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).
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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 NarcolepticPage 263 - 273
    Mulholland T, Marcus N
    Editors: R. Sinz, M.R. Rosenzweig.VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag Jena (GDR) and Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam
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  • 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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