Dr. John Markman, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 55

Pain Medicine

Dr. John Markman, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Markman has extensive experience in Headache. He graduated from UNIV OF ROCHESTER SCH OF MED & DENTISTRY in 1996. He is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. John Markman, MD

Rochester Neurosurgery Partners

601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14642
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(585) 276-3616
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Markman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Markman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Markman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (585) 276-3616.

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.

Dr. Markman is experienced in the area of Headache. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
Migraine
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Dr. Markman's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Injection
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Sudoscan
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tension Headache
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertigo
  • Wada Test

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Dr. Markman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Markman

4.3

Based on 72 ratings

5 Star
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4 Star
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1 Star
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would not take my referral
My neurologist made a referral to Dr. Markman for chronic pain I have been having. Dr. Markman's office refused the referral?..Why ..I have no idea.I guess some people forget why they chose a certain profession over others.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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geneva – Jan 11, 2023
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Only gave the star because it would not accept my
My primary sent a referral to him. I had been treated by Dr Pilcher and cannot have surgery because of the location of my problem. I was referred to pain management, but that person is no longer in our area. Dr Markman reviewed my case and determined I do not need help. I’m in pain all the time but it is really bad when I try to do anything at all. I feel he should of at least seen me.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Would not recommend! – Feb 02, 2022
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I received exceptional professional care from Dr. Markham and the staff prior, during, and following a spinal cortisone injection. Their comforting management of the procedure was also appreciated.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Deborah – Sep 16, 2020
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Had an epidural injection for back an sciatic pain. Everyone at the office was very professional and friendly. Have been very happy with Dr Markman in the past and today was the same.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 16, 2020
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I am extremely pleased with my treatment provided by Dr Markman and all of the staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 15, 2020
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I had been a patient of Dr. Markman for many years. We had a treatment plan in place. However, when the Worker’s Compensation law changed, they no longer stood behind their own treatment plan and were incredibly dismissive, rude, and unhelpful in finding any alternatives.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 07, 2020
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I cannot recommend this doctor. He was in and out of my exam room several times seeing other patients. He did not pay attention while doing his patient interview or exam. He refused to look at imaging. All he seemed interested in was disrespectfully arguing, and in putting down other highly-qualified doctors' diagnoses. He had no helpful information or suggestions. He acted all jittery and speedy. I left the appointment very disappointed and upset. He then wrote a very condescending note to my primary care provider, confirming my belief that he was not interested in my health.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Unhappy former patient – Apr 02, 2020
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He takes time to explain everything
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Mar 15, 2019
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Dr Markman takes his time, listens to your issues, helps you to understand the the likelihood of positive results related to treatment as well as potential risk. Very professional, as are staff at the pain clinic. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Mary Wicks in West Henrietta NY – Jan 24, 2018
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Dr Markman has been my pain management Dr for over 2 years now, he's the type of Dr that always has time for his patients. He's never in a rush and always takes time to explain why!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Rochester, NY – Sep 14, 2017
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John Markman is a very caring person. Although very busy, he alway seems to take time to talk with the patient. He has been very successful in controlling my lower back pain over the past few years. Only problem is if i have a flare up of back pain it is very difficult getting in to see him in a timely manner, some time couple months.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
3 people found this helpful
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Michael Saporito in macedon, ny – Aug 02, 2017
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If you are in recovery from alcohol or drugs don't bother seeing these people. They will judge you horrifically and not help you in any way except to make you feel like you are dirty and scum of the earth. I have arachnoiditis after 7 spine surgeries and as soon as they hear I had over 20 YEARS in the program I was suddenly the scum of the earth. I wasn't even asking for "pain meds" I was asking for help.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Good person no matter what they say in , NY – Jul 31, 2017
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BEWARE!!! Please guys don"t bother seeing him, his license should be barred, I will be reporting to NY state, I have been suffering from chronic pain in my spine after a dozen surgeries and he had the nerves to tell me my pain is in my head and I should see a psychiatrist. I understand chronic pain causes depression but treating my pain as nothing really hurts. He is rude and has no bed side manners.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
7 people found this helpful
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John in Rochester, NY – Jul 26, 2017
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Dr. Markman and the treatment he provides has given me my life back. Prior to his treatments I had pain almost every day and felt like I was just an observer in my own life. I was tired always fighting the pain. Since the treatments I have few headaches and the pain on my right side of my face is bearable 90% of the time. I am able to enjoy life again.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
4 people found this helpful
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Pamela Troglauer in rochester, ny – Jul 12, 2017
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If it wasn't for Dr. Markman my quality of life would not be what it is today. Doctor Markman seems to have made an accurate diagnosis of my condition. He and I have put together an effective approach that seems to be minimizing the pain I originally came to him with. It is great for me to be able to stand in one place for more than 5 minutes and not be in pain. I have and will continue to recommend him. Bonnie Nash Farmington
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
3 people found this helpful
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Bonnie Nash in farmington – Jul 11, 2017
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I would recommend Dr. Markman without hesitation. I recently moved to the Rochester area and needed to transfer care from a Pain Center elsewhere. He is extremely knowledgeable and is willing to explain things in a way that's understandable to the average individual. He identified my rare condition after my searching for more than 3 years and seeing several doctors/specialists.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
2 people found this helpful
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Mary Kay in Fairport, NY – Jun 29, 2017
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I have had nerve pain in my back since 2002, when I lumbar fusion. I arrived in Rochester in July 2014 and sought a pain specialist. Dr. Markman was not available for 2 months. His partner, who is an anesthesiologist, was available immediately. I suffered for 15 months of his inept care and made another appointment with Dr. Markman. He never bother to look at the surgery notes. He told me that he wanted to open my back and put electrodes on my spine. That was the end. No discussion.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Rochester, NY – Jun 28, 2017
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My only negative with Dr. M is that he tends to downplay discomfort/pain after procedure.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Pat Berardi in Penfield NY – May 23, 2017
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Dr. Markman and his entire staff were timely, efficient, friendly and truly professional. Both the experience of my initial consultation as well as my actual procedure was outstanding. All of his explanations were put into terms that were easy to understand and his willingness to answer questions and discuss options was more than you could have expected.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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R Ockenden in Penfield, ny – May 11, 2017
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The absolute best in the business! Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Alan in Wayland – Apr 27, 2017
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Biography

Dr. John Markman, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Markman has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1996
UNIV OF ROCHESTER SCH OF MED & DENTISTRY
Medical School
1996
University of Rochester
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. John Markman, MD?

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Does Dr. John Markman, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. John Markman, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. John Markman, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Markman's profile.

What are Dr. John Markman, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Markman specializes in Headache. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. John Markman, MD treat?

Dr. Markman frequently treats the following conditions: Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Low Back Pain, and Trigeminal Neuralgia. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. John Markman, MD's office address?

Dr. Markman's office is located at 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. John Markman, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Markman provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. John Markman, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. John Markman, MD is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital.

Is Dr. John Markman, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. John Markman, MD holds board certifications in Pain Medicine.

How much experience does Dr. John Markman, MD have?

Dr. Markman has over 26 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Rochester Neurosurgery Partners

Strong Memorial Hospital Psych601 Elmwood Ave Rochester, NY 14642
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Rochester Neurosurgery Partners

University of Rochester Medical Center2180 S Clinton Ave Rochester, NY 14618
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Strong Memorial Hospital

Rochester, NY

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Prostate Surgery™ (2023)