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Orthopedics

Christopher Martin, M.D.

Dr. Martin holds active licensure from the State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Additionally, he possesses a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand.

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Specialty

Orthopedic

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions

Surgery of the upper extremity including hand, shoulder, and elbow, Shoulder surgery including arthroplasty and arthroscopy, Reconstructive and traumatic hand surgery, General orthopedic call at a level 2 trauma center, Competency in all orthopedic.

Professional Associations

• Fellow American Academy of
   Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hobbies

Golf, scuba diving, mountain biking and pickleball

Biography

Dr. Christopher H. Martin is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon specializing in upper extremity surgery, including hand, shoulder, and elbow procedures. With extensive experience in shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopy, and reconstructive hand surgery, Dr. Martin brings a wealth of expertise to his practice. He has served in various capacities, including general orthopedic call at a level 2 trauma center, demonstrating his competency in handling orthopedic extremity trauma.

Dr. Martin holds active licensure from the State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Additionally, he possesses a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand.

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Amherst College, and a Doctor of Medicine degree with distinction from George Washington University. He completed his postgraduate medical education with internships, residencies, and fellowships at esteemed institutions such as Emory University School of Medicine, New York Orthopedic Hospital, Roosevelt Hospital, and Cornell University.

Dr. Martin’s professional experience spans over two decades, during which he has served as a full-time clinical practitioner at Salt Lake Orthopedic Clinic and Alta View Sports Medicine. He has also contributed to academia as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Martin remains committed to excellence in patient care, research, and education. He has undertaken externships in orthopedic trauma hospitals and surgical centers across the globe, including Vietnam, Japan, and Nepal, further enriching his clinical acumen and cultural understanding.

His hobbies include golf, scuba diving, mountain biking and pickleball.

Medical School/Education

Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery
Vilar Hand Surgery Clinical Center
Fellowship in Clinical Research
New York, NY  (1999)

Roosevelt Hospital
C.V. Starr Hand Surgery Center
Fellowship in Hand Surgery
New York, NY (1998 – 1999)

New York Orthopedic Hospital
The Shoulder Service – Fellow in Shoulder Service
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY (1997–1999)

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Residency in Orthopedic Surgery (1993-1997)

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery
Internship in General Surgery (1992–1993)

George Washington University
Medical Degree
Washington, D.C (1992)

Professional Experience

Orthopedic Surgeon
Salt Lake Orthopedic Clinic
Salt Lake City, Utah

Orthopedic Surgeon
Alta View Sports Medicine
Sandy, Utah

Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
Department of Orthopedics

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