Dr. Jose Martinez, MD

Dr. Jose Martinez, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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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
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Top Care Areas


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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

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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."


  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

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


Read Less


  • 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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martinez to family and friends
based on 46 total reviews (37 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Martinez's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (37)

in Spring Branch, TX
I had my annual retina checkup with Dr. Martinez this morning. I have been seeing him for about 5 years, always a good experience but typically taking over 2 hours due to all the tests and various steps involved. Today was exceptionally fast - 45 minutes in and out! I was amazed. The Austin Retina...more
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Thanks for noticing our commitment to improving your experience by reducing unnecessary wait times. jam

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in Austin, TX
Polite, welcoming, highly professional staff, and the excellent, personal treatment performed by Dr Martinez. He has saved my vision!! What more can you ask, really? 5 stars all day long!
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Thanks for the rating. jam

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in Kyle, TX
I can not say enough about the incredible care I have been given from Dr. Martinez and his staff. It is extremely difficult when you think you are losing your site but Dr. Martinez's skill and encouragement made my procedures successful and bearable. I highly recommend Dr. Martinez for any retina...more
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Joeleen, Happy to note your vision doing so well after a difficult course requiring multiple surgeries. Thankfully , jam

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in Lakeway, TX
I would like to say something about Dr. Jose Martinez and his staff at Austin Retina: I suffered from severe retinal issues due to my diabetes II (I am 65.)when I first came to Dr. Martinez. Thanks to his kind, patient, and extremely professional treatment and staff, I am now seeing clearly and...more
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Thanks for your continued kindness jam

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in Austin, TX
I've been seeing Dr. Martinez since 2009 and I would not see anyone else when it comes to my eyes. Dr. Martinez is patient and extremely knowledgeable. I greatly value the relationship that he has with me and always feel that Dr. Martinez has my best interests at heart. If you want the best, you...more
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Chad, Happy you're doing well through the years and thanks for the review

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