Medical Marijuana

Dr. Prisk now registered to certify patients for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania.

Patients need these instructions:

In order to be evaluated please follow the instructions here to register prior to your visit:

Once you have registered:

  • Collect medical records from your physician about your qualifying medical condition
  • Schedule an appointment at POW at 412-525-7692
  • Insurance will not be accepted for this service. The cost is $200 for an new patient initial certification evaluation. This fee will need to be paid at check-in by cash. Follow up visits and existing patients will be charged $125.

(Paying for a certification visit is not a guarantee that you will be certified for medical marijuana. Please review the diagnoses allowed and read information provided at the PA Department of Health website)

Qualifying conditions:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intractable seizures
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Sickle cell anemia

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery