Dr. Jorge Martinez, MD

Dr. Jorge Martinez, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Jorge Martinez, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Autonomous University Of San Luis Potosi / Faculty Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8001 Youree Dr Ste 850

Shreveport, LA 71115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Autonomous University Of San Luis Potosi / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Prince George Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • McGill University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Prince George Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Martinez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Martinez's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martinez to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Martinez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I can walk today because of his expertise. He is wonderful
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Dr. Martinez is the only neurosurgeon in the area I would ever trust to do my surgery. He comes highly recommended and after having surgery I know why! I was feeling relief instantly and back to normal with in months. He changed my life. He also has a very friendly and helpful staff
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The best! Wouldnt trust any other Doctor to do my surgery. Sister had surgery as well. We both highly recommend him.
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