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Dr. Michael Martin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (61)
Map Pin Small Tacoma, WA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Michael Martin, MD

Dr. Michael Martin, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tacoma, WA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Martin, completed a residency at New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ. Patients rated Dr. Martin an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Martin works at Proliance Puget Sound Orthopaedics in Tacoma, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Lumbar Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Martin's Office Locations

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    Proliance Puget Sound Orthopaedics
    1724 West Union Ave Ste 100, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Lumbar Radiculopathy
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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Cervical Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Plexopathy
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sciatica
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Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chordoma
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Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Tear
Fracture
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Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Sprain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Pseudoarthrosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Trigger Finger
Upper Back Pain
Wrist Fracture
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Fracture Care
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Replacement
Laminoplasty
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Total Hip Replacement
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    4.5
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1790726768
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Maricopa Medical Center|San Francisco Comm Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New Jersey Medical School UMDNJ
    Residency
    Internship
    • Co Hospital|UMDNJ|UMDNJ - University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Joseph Medical Center

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    Dr. Michael Martin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Martin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Martin works at Proliance Puget Sound Orthopaedics in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Martin’s profile.

    Dr. Martin has seen patients for Lumbar Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Martin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    61 patients have reviewed Dr. Martin. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Martin.

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