Dr. Rex A. Marco, MD

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Dr. Rex A. Marco, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      4 based on 24 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Marco
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (24)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (24)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (24)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (24)
      Dr. Marco's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (24)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (22)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
      • Orthopedic Oncology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Marco's Board Certifications

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • All Lymphoma
      • Anemia
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Leukocytosis
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
      • Myeloma
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Neutropenia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pancytopenia
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thalassemia
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Torticollis
      • Vertebral Column Tumors

      Procedures Performed

      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Excision of Humerus
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Surgery
      • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Thoracentesis

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of California At Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1992

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Marco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Marco's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

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      Dr. Marco says...

      Dr. Marco's mission is to provide his patients with compassionate and comprehensive care with the best possible outcomes.  

      Dr. Marco is the vice chairman of the Department of Orthopedics and chief of reconstructive spine and orthopedic oncology at Houston Methodist Hospital.  He is one of the only surgeons in the world with training and expertise in the treatment of patients with complex spinal disorders and musculoskeletal tumors.  Additionally, he is credited with more than 130 presentations, and medical journal and textbook publications.