Dr. Michael J. Martin, MD

Dr. Michael J. Martin, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 56 years old

Dr. Martin sees himself as a teacher and facilitator in helping people heal themselves. That's why his high quality, compassionate care includes spending time educating patients about their condition and providing a personalized treatment plan that works for them.Read more

Puget Sound Orthopaedics
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Dr. Martin sees himself as a teacher and facilitator in helping people heal themselves. That's why his high quality, compassionate...Read more

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4.1
based on 15 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Martin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (16)
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in Federal Way, WA |
Dr. Martin saved my life in more ways than one. After renal failure, blood loss, and eight screws in my back...he had my back all the time. I will always be grateful for what he has done for me. Prior to surgery, during surgery, and after surgery. My back feels better than it has in many years.
in Gig Harbor, WA |
Dr. Martin has taken care of me and my back through 22 years and 5 lumbar surgeries. There is no one I would want operating on my back other than Dr. Martin and his wonderful P.A. Nick Harrison. Many medical career people have told me that if they ever needed back surgery, Dr. Martin is whto they would want.
in Tacoma, WA |
Dr. Martin, his PA - Nick Harrison, and the rest of his staff are phenomenal! My husband are constantly referring people we know and meet to him. When other surgeons failed, Dr. Martin handled our back surgeries and neck surgery in stride. Wouldn't go anywhere else!!!
Orting, WA |
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Arizona

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Co Hospital

    Completed in 1976

    UMDNJ

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    New Jersey Med Sch UMDNJ

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Maricopa Med Center

    Completed in 1981

    San Francisco Comm Hospital

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Martin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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31 – 45 minutes

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Dr. Martin says...

Dr. Martin sees himself as a teacher and facilitator in helping people heal themselves. That's why his high quality, compassionate care includes spending time educating patients about their condition and providing a personalized treatment plan that works for them.