Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) is an exam forced on physicians who have been out of practice for a defined period of time. This exam is also given to physicians when their fund of knowledge comes into question. Boards of Medicine provide minimal direction in the contents of this exam. The Federation of State Medical Boards, the creator of the SPEX, does not provide much assistance to help potential examinees pass this test. Therefore, it is up to the physician to seek help to prepare for this very unfair exam. Many aspects of this exam’s contents reflect back to our medical school training decades ago. Books on the market are generally antiquated or do not represent the exam’s true contents. With the latter stated this was Dr. Davis’ rationale to create a concise course to help those confronting this exam to have an improved chance of receiving a passing grade.

Failing the SPEX test two, three or more times is common. Physicians contact Dr. Davis frequently to help them raise their level of awareness to this unfair test’s contents. Though the Federation of State Boards changes this test’s format frequently, its core contents remain the same. More than 12 medical subjects are represented with questions that challenge the examinee’s intellect and memory. Certain styles of questions are presented which an examinee would never expect to see on this exam. This course covers areas most important to the test taker and provides an extensive overview of this exam prior to the examinee sitting for it.

Dr. Mark Davis is intimately familiar with the Special Purpose Examination having mentored numerous physicians towards a passing grade. Dr. Davis has accrued his knowledge of the SPEX by interactions with many who have taken this test and direct inspection of the exam’s contents. Do not go blind into this exam.

The fee is 199 dollars for this course, which is approximately 2 hours in length. Scheduling can be done by contacting the email site: platomd@gmail.com Thank you. Mark Davis, MD




Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) is an unfair test of a physician’s knowledge. Much to the test’s presentation dates back to your medical school days. When told the test is required for licensure a physician quickly finds the exam’s content is decades removed from the material he or she had previously learned. This complex exam of 336 questions, at last count, covers more than a dozen subjects which may be foreign to many burdened with the task of sitting for discouraging test. Federation of State Medical Boards, the creator of this exam, publishes literature on the SPEX which at best provides a minimal overview of this test. Physicians find out quickly their lack of knowledge when confronting this test. Market literature on SPEX is antiquated and very few people tutor on this test.

Mark Davis, MD provides extensive tutorials to help potential examinees move towards a passing grade. The failure rate is extremely high and the test’s expense is enormous. Dr. Davis’ provides current information on this exam which covers the range of subjects the test taker may encounter. Medical licensing Boards provide little to no help when requesting a licensee to take this unfair exam. The job of the SPEX tutor is to enlighten examinees’ minds and provide appropriate direction to help them retain and or obtain their medical licenses.

To contact Dr. Mark Davis please use the email: platomd@gmail.com
His fees are competitive and his knowledge of the SPEX is invaluable.

SPEX: Prepare Properly with a Review by Mark Davis MD

SPEX: Prepare Properly with a Review by Mark Davis MD

Forced to take the Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) by your state medical board, prepare yourself with someone knowledgeable in this exam, Mark Davis MD. Through interactions with a multitude of examinees Dr. Davis has a bank of current information which can help potential test candidates with their studies. Dr. Davis’ review encompasses question content and subject matter on current exams. SPEX is a complex exam consisting of 336 questions taken in sections over a one day time period. This exam’s fail rate is very high and state medical boards do not provide candidates with information helpful to pass this exam. In a sense the SPEX is designed to fail because the exam requires a bank of information not in a physician’s general readings or continuing education courses. Examinees have failed this exam, in some cases, 3 or more times. With an extraordinary cost both in time to prepare and test entry fee a SPEX an examinee should advantage him or herself with the latest information available. Most books on the market are outdated and should be purchased cautiously. Enable yourself with someone familiar with the mechanics of this exam, Dr. Mark Davis. To contact Dr. Davis;