Dr. J Martz, DO

Dr. J Martz, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. J Martz, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Health Science College Of Osteo Med in 1970 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

2415 McCallie Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 624-2696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 67% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 52% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Martz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Martz "With more than 35 years of experience, Dr. J. Paul Martz has joined Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, bringing a wealth of Spine experience and expertise to the CSMO team of physicians and professional staff. Dr. Martz completed his undergraduate degree at Southern Adventist University. He then attended Medical School at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri where he was a member of Phi Sigma Gamma Fraternity. After Medical School, Dr. Martz remained in Missouri at Normandy Hospital for one year where he completed his internship and served as Senior Attending in Orthopedic Surgery. Following his training in Missouri, he moved to Ohio for four years of Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Doctors Hospital. New England Baptist Hospital was the next destination for Dr. Martz where he completed his fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery. While at Doctors Hospital, Dr. Martz served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. At the completion of his training, Dr. Martz established a successful private practice in Ohio, where he was instrumental in the founding of New Albany Surgical Hospital which is an exclusively orthopaedic hospital. After a brief period of retirement, Dr. Martz joined the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics as a Spine Specialist in 2012. Dr. Martz served as the Team Physician for the U.S. Junior Track and Field Team at the World Games in Sunbury, Canada as well as at the International Junior Summer Games. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and Section Athletic Training."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Martz ""There is such a large segment of the population with back complaints and I enjoy helping my patients get back to a better quality of life. To provide a pathway to relief is rewarding." – Dr. J. Paul Martz"


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Martz does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Health Science College Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Martz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Martz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Martz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martz to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Martz's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (1)

Dr Martz was very kind and thorough I would recommend
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