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Dr. Richard Boortz-Marx, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Boortz-Marx

Duke Pain Medicine

4309 Medical Park Dr Durham, NC 27704

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(919) 668-7246


Dr. Richard Boortz-Marx, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.


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Dr. Boortz-Marx accepts the following insurance:

First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Boortz-Marx's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Boortz-Marx treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Boortz-Marx's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Management of Multiple Medical Conditions in the Elderly
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Boortz-Marx's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boortz-Marx

2.9

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
37.5%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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He may run late but that's because he spends a lot of time with his patients. He's extremely knowledgeable and is great to work with. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I help patients control their pain. My work focuses on the management of pain in patients with cancer-related pain spasticity neuromodulation failed back surgery syndrome and intractable angina as well as the management of pain in older adults.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1997
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University Of Minnesota Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1992
William Beaumont Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
1996
1992
1991

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

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