Dr. Martin Backman, MD

Dr. Martin Backman, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Martin Backman, MD is a neurology specialist in Costa Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Buenos Aires in 1975 and specializes in neurology.

1520 Nutmeg Pl Ste 240

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
more than 88% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
more than 81% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

57  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Buenos Aires
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Erie Co Med Ctr/SUNY
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Erie Co Med Ctr/SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Backman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Backman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backman to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Backman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great experience. Down to earth guy that actually talks and takes time. And he talks to you, not down to you. Big difference.
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First appointment. Friendly staff, warm, very helpful, good office environment, and I had no wait. Dr Backman was great to talk to, personable, quick witted, understood my concerns right away, reviewed my treatment history & details thoroughly, patiently. He explained the treatment plan very well,...more
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This doctor may have saved my life when all the others (ENT, Primary, Cardiologist, etc) couldnt see past their own noses. I'ma 50 yo female w/50-69% blockage of my carotid artery. My labs all came back clean, super clean actually. No issues w/cholesterol, LDL, HDL, kidney or liver function. 2 ER...more
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