Dr. James Marx
Las Vegas, NV
48 years experience male
Actively involved in the management of challenging pain problems for over twenty years. Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Member of the State of Nevada Prescription Controlled Substance Task Force. Policy Fellow, Nevada Policy Research Institute, member of the Nevada Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board.
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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
I would suggest that you need a proper medical workup to include bloodwork to exclude serious autoimmune problems such as Temporal Arteritis which would be unusual at your age or other rheumatologic conditions. This condition merits immediate treatment as ignoring it could result in blindness. More likely than not this is not the problem but you would not want to miss the opportunity to treat
A 40-year-old female asked:
Significant?: Studies were done where individuals with no back complaints received MRI's. By age 30, 30 to 40 percent of the MRI's showed abnormalities such as disc space narrowing. The percentage increased with age. Sclerosis and spurring might be indications of more issues. In other words, don't base your situation strictly on the imaging. You need competent evaluation including physical exam and history.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Many Questions: CRP is an inflammatory marker which is not specific to any one cause. The elevation could be from infection or even a reaction to various drugs. To normalize would require you to determine the cause of the elevation and treat that issue specifically. An infectious disease specialist or rheumatologist might be the best way to find the answer to your question.
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Thank you notes
Aug 21, 2013
Dr Marx is a very knowledgeable pain management specialist. He is providing an excellent service to the public via Healthtap. He is a great guy. I endorse Dr. Marx.
Sep 11, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, cares for patients
Sep 15, 2013
Thanks for your valuable contributions
Thx. Started with chest pain. Pcp said inflamed tissue pushibg against sternum. Was given naproxen to help. Then then he started having pains that felt like needles all over his body. He complains of ...Read More
thank you for your time. i have felt like im wasting my gp,s time but am concerned. i have only had xray and ultrasound and tjey dont check my bloods unless i complain. i also have frequent uti or pro...Read More
Thank you for your answer. I have chronic pain from duel wrist, hand, and arm fractures. I was previously on Norco 10/325. My tolarence has gone up. Do you feel that it is safe or can be successfu...Read More
Education & Training
University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
"2011 Top Doc in Pain Medicine" Consumer's Checkbook
"2013 Top Doc in Pain Medicine" Consumer's Checkbook
PainWeek and American Society of Pain Educators Pain Practitioner of the Year September 2013
American Academy of Pain Medicine
Member of American Society of Addiction Medicine
Clark County Medical Society