Robert S. Marks, MD

Since 2011, Robert S. Marks, MD, a double board-certified physician in pain management and anesthesia, has been studying the benefits of medical marijuana and volunteering time to advocate on behalf of his patients’ access. As a knowledgeable source of medical cannabis science and a respected physician, Dr. Marks has been coveted by supportive politicians in testifying to and drafting Texas medical cannabis law and the Texas Compassionate Use Program (CUP). At the request of both open-minded politicians and pro-cannabis political action committees, such as NORML. Dr. Marks has and continues to testify at the Texas State Capital as an expert in favor of the advancement of patient access and continues to do so for an even broader range of conditions.

He works tirelessly and continues to educate Texans on the legitimate benefits of medical cannabis as a substitute for many more dangerous, yet legal, controlled substances.  A passionate medical cannabis educator and pain doctor, Dr. Marks has held board positions on both of Texas’s active medical cannabis dispensaries, Texas Original and Good Blend, Texas Department of Safety and has cultivated a line of doctor-recommended, lab-tested, pure, organic CBD products, Compassionate Compliments at Texas Herb Center.

In 2020, after the establishment of the Texas Compassionate Use Program (CUP), Dr. Marks was among the first physicians registered to prescribe medical cannabis in the state of Texas and has been doing so out of Austin’s trusted Diagnostic Pain Center (DPC), the highly rated and award-winning pain management clinic he founded in 2012 that has helped thousands of patients live better pain-free lives. But after observing far too many patients needing to drive across the state to his brick-and-mortar clinic in search of high-quality medical cannabis guidance, to help more deserving patients, he has now founded Texas Herb Clinic (THC) to provide online statewide access.

When not working, Dr. Marks enjoys chess, piano, and hiking around beautiful Austin, TX with his high school sweetheart-turned-wife, three children, and spoiled dog.