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Dr. Tamela Martin, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.2 (28)
Map Pin Small Palm Desert, CA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Tamela Martin, MD

Dr. Tamela Martin, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Palm Desert, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and is affiliated with Helen Keller Hospital. Dr. Martin, completed a residency at Stanford University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Martin an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Martin works at Tamela Martin M.D in Palm Desert, CA with other offices in Madison, AL. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Martin's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Atlantis Eyecare
    44651 Village Ct Ste 102, Palm Desert, CA 92260 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 568-3334
  2. 2
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    8103 Highway 72 W Ste C, Madison, AL 35758 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (256) 325-6398
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    72 W Highway Unit C, Madison, AL 35758 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (256) 325-6398

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  • Helen Keller Hospital

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    3.2
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1871688200
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mercy Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Uc Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Tamela 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.

    Dr. Martin accepts Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Martin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    28 patients have reviewed Dr. Martin. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Martin.

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