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John Douglas Markman, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3616

Fax: (585) 473-1691

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Patient Care Setting

Neurosurgery

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. John Markman directs the Translational Pain Research Program in the Department of Neurosurgery and is a Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Markman leads the Department of Neurosurgery's Neuromedicine Pain Management Center, a multi-specialty pain practice with a focus on patients with chronic pain associated with nerve injury. His practice and center offerings includes the gamut of medical, interventional, and behavioral therapies for chronic pain. His clinical research on chronic pain and low back pain have recently appeared in Journal of Pain, Pain, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Rheumatology, Neurology, Anesthesiology Clinics of North America, Medical Clinics of North America, and Geriatric Clinics of North America in addition to numerous book chapters and non peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Markman is Chairman-elect of the Pain and Palliative Care Section of the American Academy of Neurology, the guest editor of the recent Continuum Edition of Neuropathic Pain, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Pain and an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also serves as a special government employee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a member of the Anesthetic and LIfe Support Drug Advisory Committee. He lectures internationally and nationally on lumbar stenosis, chronic low back pain, opioid therapy, and neuropathic pain. Dr. Markman is board certified in Neurology and has subspecialty board certification in Pain Management. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Markman trained in Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. His training in Pain Management was completed in the Department of Anesthesiology at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry where he was awarded the Rudolph Angell Prize, the Robert J. Joynt Prize for Excellence in Clinical Neurology, and a member of AOA.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Pain Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1996
MD | University of Rochester Medical Center

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Fellowship in Anesthesiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

07/01/1997 - 06/30/2000
Residency in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital

06/23/1996 - 06/30/1997
Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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Awards

2013 - 2013
American Pain Society Clinical Centers of Excellence in Pain Management: Neuromedicine Pain Management Center

2010 - 2010
American Association for Clinical Chemistry Outstanding Speaker Award
Location: Washington, DC

1996
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

1996
Rudolph Angell Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

1996
Robert J. Joynt Neurology Prize
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

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Clinical Trials

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of LUCEMYRA in the Treatment of Opioid Withdrawal During an Opioid Taper in Subjects with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Lead Researcher: John Douglas Markman MD

Eligible subjects will begin a planned, 14-day taper of their opioid medication and will be randomly assigned to receive the study drug, either LUCEMYRA or a placebo tablet. LUCEMYRA is currently approved for abrupt discontinuation of opioids. You may be eligible if you are 18 yrs or older, on oral opioid dosage of 50-240 MME daily for at least 12 wks, have chronic non-cancer pain for at least 6 mos, and have no cardiovascular abnormalities.

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/20/2020
McNicol E, Ferguson M, Bungay K, Rowe EL, Eldabe S, Gewandter JS, Hayek SM, Katz N, Kopell BH, Markman J, Rezai A, Taylor RS, Turk DC, Dworkin RH, North RB, Thomson S. "Systematic Review of Research Methods and Reporting Quality of Randomized Clinical Trials of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain." The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society.. 2020 Jun 20; Epub 2020 Jun 20.

6/8/2020
Smith SM, Dworkin RH, Turk DC, McDermott M, Eccleston C, Farrar JT, Rowbotham MC, Bhangwagar Z, Burke LB, Cowan P, Ellenberg SS, Evans SR, Freeman RL, Garrison LP, Iyengar S, Jadad A, Jensen MP, Junor R, Kamp C, Katz NP, Kesslak JP, Kopecky EA, Lissin D, Markman JD, Mease PJ, O'Connor AB, Patel KV, Raja SN, Sampaio C, Schoenfeld D, Singh J, Steigerwald I, Strand V, Tive LA, Tobias J, Wasan AD, Wilson HD. "Interpretation of chronic pain clinical trial outcomes: IMMPACT recommended considerations." Pain.. 2020 Jun 8; Epub 2020 Jun 08.

6/2020
Desai J, Deva S, Lee JS, Lin CC, Yen CJ, Chao Y, Keam B, Jameson M, Hou MM, Kang YK, Markman B, Lu CH, Rau KM, Lee KH, Horvath L, Friedlander M, Hill A, Sandhu S, Barlow P, Wu CY, Zhang Y, Liang L, Wu J, Paton V, Millward M. "Phase IA/IB study of single-agent tislelizumab, an investigational anti-PD-1 antibody, in solid tumors." Journal for immunotherapy of cancer.. 2020 Jun 0; 8(1)

Books & Chapters

2014
Chapter Title: Pain- Antidepressants, Anticonvulsants.
Book Title: Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences 2E edited
Author List: Markman JD and S. Noria.
Published By: Elsevier 2014

2014
Chapter Title: Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine: A Case Approach
Book Title: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Author List: Markman, JD and Kiran Nandigam
Published By: Oxford University Press 2014

2013
Book Title: The Netter Collection Of Medical Illustrations: Volume 7, Part 2 Spinal Cord and
Author List: Markman JD.
Published By: Elsevier 2013

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