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Dr. Asa Marokus

Child Psychiatry
Denver, CO
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Denver, CO

Address

4900 Cherry Creek South Drive, Suite 6, Denver, CO
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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Denver, CO

About

Bio

Dr. Marokus completed his general adult psychiatry residency training at the Universiy of Colorado and is a board-certified psychiatrist in adult psychiatry. He is currently completing his fellowship in chid and adolescent psychiatry at the Universiy of Colorado and Chidren's Hospital Colorado where he will finish in June 2012. He completed medical school and received an M.D. from the University of Colorado. He received a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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Child Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
See PCP or neurology: Difficult to know answer without more information, like many of the questions posted on healthtap. Your doctor will want to know the answer to a numb... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Not a good idea: A couple of things: -wellbutrin (bupropion) is not normally first-line medication for anxiety because it acts on Dopamine receptors vs. Ssris, which a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
ERP: Erp (exposure response prevention) is the preferred psychotherapy for social anxiety. It is based on cbt and helps you develop relaxation skills to f... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
No medical diagnosis: Adrenal fatigue is not an official medical diagnosis. However, if there actually is a lack of hormones released from the adrenal glands, then you wou... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Intense unease: Classically, agitated patients present to the ED yelling and assuming a threatening posture with increased motor activity.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
No medical diagnosis: This is not an official medical diagnosis. Used commonly by chiropractors, naturopaths, etc. As this is a community of medical doctors, it would pro... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Clonazepam?: It's important to know if you are referring to Clonazepam or clozapine. You can always do an online med interaction check (on epocrates.Com) if you a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
See prescribing doc: A few questions would help clarify. 1. What is your pulse? 2. What was your pulse before starting the medication? 3. Have you ever had elevated pul... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
More info needed: Are you pregnant? Has this happened before? Are there any other signs or symptoms? Is your hair loss is certain spots or diffusely all over? Can other... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Medication: The common teaching is that medications are first-line treatment for adhd. The most important thing is getting the diagnosis correct, then if it is a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Depends: If you are immunocompromised, e.g., have HIV or other diseases, or are pregnant, then this can be a bigger deal. See your doctor.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Hypnosis: There have been studies with children blowing pinwheels to decrease anxiety and pain response related to injections and blood draws. Medication can a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
See a psychiatrist: It sounds a form of depression that is called chronic, treatment-refractory depression. It's been going on for a very long time and you are clearly s... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Exercise, sleep: Exercise, adequate sleep and healthy diet have all shown in research studies to improve mood and decrease anxiety.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Continued: So it is important to know what type of insomnia you have. I would search the internet for strategies to help improved sleep such as no caffeine, dar... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Lipoma vs. Cyst: The most common cause of ball-like masses under the skin are lipomas and sebaceous cysts, both of which are benign (not dangerous). They could also b... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Rule out medical: It is important with concerning medical symptoms to rule out medical causes before attributing them to psychiatric cause. Chronic sob is common with m... Read More

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Dec 2, 2012
I would like to endorse Dr. Marokus and welcome him to the AVVO.Com community. The responses he supplies on AVVO.Com are informative, helpful and a service to the public.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Marokus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marokus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Graduated 2007MD

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth College
Graduated 1995MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, CO
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz

Awards

Psychiatry Resident-In-Training Examination (PRITE) Award Winner, The American College of Psychiatrists
Academic honors in numerous courses, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Dean's List for Academic Excellence, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Affiliations

American Psychiatric Association
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Medical Association
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