Dr. Claudia Martin, MD

Dr. Claudia Martin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Claudia Martin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 2013 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read her story

1900 Electric Rd Ste 1050

Salem, VA 24153

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
more than 86% of peers
more than 80% of peers
Ear Disorders
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Dr. Martin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Martin "Claudia Martin, MD, is a neurosurgeon in Salem, Virginia, specializing in neuro-oncology, the spine, hydrocephalus, and disorders involving peripheral nerves. Dr. Martin received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and completed her surgical internship at Yale University. She underwent a neuroscience fellowship at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland where she researched oncogenes in pituitary tumors. She completed her neurosurgery residency at Yale and Harvard and also completed a brain tumor fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University where she participated in the development of the intraoperative MRI. While in medical school, she was one of six students chosen to participate in a fully funded rotation in the Arctic Circle and Northwest Territories. Before medical school she was a professional violinist, touring with a violin-piano duo and as a member of the Canadian String Quartet. Prior to coming to Virginia, Dr. Martin practiced as a neurosurgeon over the past 16 years in Portland, OR. Dr. Martin is board-certified by and a diplomate of the American Board of Neurosurgeons. She is also certified by the Licentiate of the Medical College of Canada (LMCC). She has special interests in brain and spinal tumors, normal pressure hydrocephalus, and peripheral nerve disorders including carpal tunnel and ulnar neuropathy. She performs surgeries of the spine including procedures for disc herniations and spinal stenosis. She is certified in both the Gamma Knife and advanced trauma life support (ATLS). In her spare time, Dr. Martin enjoys hiking, writing and continues to play music."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Harvard University Health Services-Stillman Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2013
  • Harvard University Health Services-Stillman Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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She was wonderful and very caring and gave me all my options first so that I knew what I was getting into. It was a very serious operation. I knew that after surgery that getting any feeling in my left leg was only a 1/3 chance and a 1/3 chance it might get worse. But miraculously I got full...Read More
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First appointment waited 3 hours past appointment time to be told wait would be another hour if we wanted to go get coffee. 1st appointment she told me and RN advocate one diagnosis, follow up appointment denied statement, cancelled further appointments and no answer at her office for 5 1/2 months....Read More
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Dr Martin performed a neck surgery for me in 2015 with excellent results, no loss of motion and no more pain. I then had her perform a Back surgery for me in the middle of 2016, again with the same results. Excellent care, and very personable. The Office staff is also terrific. They get me in right...Read More
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We requested additional follow-up information from Dr. Martin's receptionist including other surgical and non-surgical options and have not received a response.
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