Dr. Jose Martinez, MD

Dr. Jose Martinez, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Jose Martinez, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

801 W 38th St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Martinez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Martinez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Martinez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Martinez "I believe world class retina care requires five components. 1. Constant acquisition of "state of the art" medical and surgical knowledge. 2. Prudent clinical judgment in applying the acquired knowledge to improve visual outcomes. 3. Clinical research that pushes medical science forward to the benefit of all. 4. Deploying advanced technology for improved diagnostic precision and therapeutic outcomes. 5. Treating everyone with respect and dignity. Please visit our website at to learn more about me personally. Thank you, Jose Agustin Martínez, M.D."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Martinez "I believe world class retina care starts with updated medical and surgical knowledge complimented by great clinical judgment to ensure the best visual outcomes.  This medical treatment is delivered with the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technology in a friendly, efficient, patient-centered environment that understands great care requires a highly integrated team approach comprised of great people."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Dallas VA and Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst University Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martinez to family and friends
51 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (49)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Martinez Says:
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Thanks for helping us be the "best in class" by taking the time to rate and review us.

JAM

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Patient Comments (42)

Dr. Martinez's care is excellent he has positive attitude and caring concern & a great personality. He is very professional and extremely knowledgeable. I wish all my doctors would have his personality. He performed surgery on both my eyes for bad floaters and the whole experience was flawless. Eye...more
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He saved my eyesight. He is a kind and very patient doctor. Answers all my questions.
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Outstanding administration, technical team and doc. Thank you!
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A first rate doctor all the way! Very caring demeanor and extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend Dr. Martinez to anyone.
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I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Martinez to family or friends. He has been my specialist for AMD since Nov. 2012 and has helped me keep my sight. A very caring doctor.
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