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Dr. Martin was raised in Twin Falls, Idaho. He graduated from Idaho State University and the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, after which he completed a Family Medicine Residency at Fairfield Medical Center in Ohio. As a child, Dr. Martin was very observant of his pediatrician. He admired the way he cared for children in need. Ultimately, his relationship and respect for his pediatrician inspired him to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. Martin chose to specialize in family medicine because of the opportunity it gives him to work with patients of all ages, from children to teens, to adults and the elderly. "I enjoy the variety of patients and illnesses I am able to treat in family medicine," says Dr. Martin. "One of the most enjoyable aspects of family medicine is when I get to treat an entire family." Dr. Martin strives to treat each of his patients with the utmost respect. He compares his relationship with patients to that of an expert health consultant. Dr. Martin explains, "I give my patients the information they need, make recommendations, and then provide them with support and motivation once they make their decision." Dr. Martin believes that his patients appreciate this respect and approach. "I find that it helps them know I care." Both Dr. Martin and his wife grew up in Idaho. They are excited to be home and to give back to the communities in which they were raised. As a family, they enjoy outdoor activities and playing board games. Dr. Martin also enjoys playing tennis and is an aspiring author, having written several children's books and the first and last chapter of a science-fiction novel. Dr. Martin sees patients at Bingham Memorial Family Medicine, located at 353 North 4th Avenue, suite 102 in Pocatello. He is welcoming new patients and offers same-day appointments.