10 reasons to choose Dr. Martin

  1. He recommends surgery as a last resort and has a strong interest in helping people postpone or avoid surgery. Dr. Martin authored a new book about to be released to help as many people as possible. Education4Knees: Everything you need to know for Happy, Healthy, and Pain-Free Knees. (FYI: Dr. Martin was a surgical intern working under Dr. Mehmet Oz at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical center, who inspired him to take this holistic, lifestyle approach to Orthopedics.).  For More information visit: www.Education4Knees.com.
  2. If it comes to surgery, Dr. Martin’s outcomes are second to none and have been validated by several independent benchmarking companies. He empowers patients and educates them how to get the best possible outcome. Because of this, his rates of serious complications are significantly lower than expected.
  3. He is the busiest hip and knee surgeon in Palm Beach County, Florida. Surgeons that perform more than 50 joint replacements annually have been shown to have superior outcomes.  For more information visit: http://www.floridahealthfinder.gov/CompareCare/SelectChoicePhysicians.aspx?ProdLine=hipandknee
  4. Dr. Martin takes a personalized approach, spending time with each patient and looking at the whole person. He believes stongly that communication with patients is just as important as technical skill in producing amazing outcomes. Dr. Martin believes in SHARED DECISION MAKING. For more information visit:  http://www.informedmedicaldecisions.org/what-is-shared-decision-making/
  5. He has developed FASTREC ®: a comprehensive system of “fast-recovery” hip and knee replacement techniques. As a result, most patients can return home the same day or after an overnight hospital stay. For more information visit:  www.fastrecknee.com and www.fastrechip.com.
  6. Dr. Martin is one of the leaders in patient specific knee replacement. He believes people come in all different shapes and sizes, and their knee implants need to fit precisely. ConforMIS (www.conformis.com) , along with surgeons from Harvard Medical School , Baylor College of Medicine, and Dr. Martin developed the Conformis iTotal G2 personalized total knee system. For more information visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE7_er6a3zI.
  7. Dr. Martin is recognized as an expert in the anterior approach total hip replacement, having performed the technique for almost 5 years and close to one thousand patients. For more information:  http://www.healio.com/orthopedics/hip/news/print/orthopedics-today/%7B7c2fe445-029e-4ba3-ba05-f5f621d30e6d%7D/surgeons-discuss-advantages-downsides-of-direct-anterior-total-hip-arthroplasty
  8. Dr. Martin is an authority on total knee replacement having co-authored the sections on total knee replacement in UpToDate ® , the “premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource” utilized by 850 thousand physicians in 164 countries and by almost 90 percent of academic medical centers in the United States. For more information visit:  http://www.uptodate.com/contents/total-knee-replacement-arthroplasty-beyond-the-basics?source=search_result&search=total+knee&selectedTitle=3%7E41
  9. Dr. Martin has extensive Fellowship training in dealing with all the complications that can occur with hip and knee surgery and routinely treats people with painful or failed hip and knee replacements.
  10. He is an accomplished author, lecturer, instructor to other surgeons, inventor, researcher and designer of surgical techniques, but his ultimate goal is to be a caring, compassionate physician and surgeon and to provide successful outcomes for his patients. Dr. Martin makes every effort to treat patients as he would want members of his own family treated.