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Dr. Stephanie Martin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Martin "Dr. Stephanie Martin is a board-certified specialist in sports medicine and pediatric orthopedics. Dr. Martin developed her love for athletics at a very early age and has always aspired to work with young athletes. Being the daughter of a head basketball coach and athletic director at a college in northeastern Ohio fostered her development as an athlete and enriched her experience taking care of all athletes. Education Dr. Martin attended college at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio where she played varsity volleyball on her way to graduating as valedictorian and majoring in both biology and chemistry. Continuing her education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Martin received honors and graduated at the top of her class. While at Vanderbilt she cared for athletes in many sports, serving as one of the team physicians for the football team and traveling with the women’s soccer team. Dr. Martin completed her five-year residency in orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt, after which she pursued dual fellowships in pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine. Elite Qualifications The very first fellowship-trained female orthopedist in the country, Dr. Martin is one of only a few orthopedic surgeons in the world who has been fellowship trained in both pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine, and the only female in this elite class that resides in Georgia. She is the first fellowship-trained pediatric sports medicine orthopedist in Georgia and has a certificate of added qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. In addition, only 2% of all board-certified orthopedic surgeons are women, making Dr. Martin’s experience even more rare. As one of only a few orthopedic surgeons capable of handling complex pediatric conditions, her skills were featured in a Discovery Channel documentary. Professional Affiliations Dr. Martin is extremely active in the Atlanta medical community. She previously served as chief of orthopedics at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Hospital and as the co-surgical director of the sports medicine program at Children's. As a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Martin has taught and supervised orthopedic residents at Emory. She also teaches students in other areas of healthcare, including students from Morehouse School of Medicine and physician assistants and nurse practitioners students from around Atlanta. Dr. Martin was elected and served six years on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Executive Committee for the Council of Sports Medicine and Fitness. She has also served on the Executive Board of The Forum for Women’s Orthopedics for the past 10 years. She recently completed her two-year commitment as president and is now serving as the past president. Other professional affiliations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Sports Medicine, and Atlanta Women's Association. In addition, Dr. Martin has authored articles on a variety of topics, including original research on the physiology and benefits of using cryotherapy or “ice therapy” after surgery. Based on her expertise in an emerging and important field of medicine, she has lectured on pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine in meetings and universities around the United States. Personal In her free time, Dr. Martin enjoys running, weight lifting, snow skiing, water skiing, and scuba diving, and she competed in her first triathlon in the last couple of years. Having grown up in Ohio, she is an avid Ohio State fan despite living in Georgia and loving the SEC. Dr. Martin is married to Greg Martin, a medical doctor in pulmonary and critical care at Emory University and they have two active children."
This content was provided by Dr. Martin "She really show that she cares and takes the time to explain everything that is going on. Very detailed on the conversation and makes you feel that you matter and not just another patient."
"My doctor asked plenty of questions and she made sure that I was comfortable with whatever options were available."
"Love Dr. Martin and the whole staff! exceptional service! They care about the whole patient and take care of the whole patient and family! Highly recommend!"
"Dr. Stephanie S. Martin specializes in the highest quality of personal care to people of all ages with acute orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as common orthopedic conditions in both children and adults. Just as important as her skills, her compassion and ability to relate to patients of all ages is without compare."
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
1 Board Certifications
Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
85 Conditions Treated
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear