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Michael J. Martin, M.D.

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Michael J. Martin, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon with advanced training in spinal medicine and surgical techniques for the treatment of degenerative conditions and fractures of the spine. He is professionally interested in spine treatment innovations with a focus on minimally invasive procedures. He has been a surgeon since 1992 and sees himself as a teacher and facilitator in helping people heal themselves. That’s why his high quality, compassionate care includes spending time educating patients about their condition and providing a personalized treatment plan that works for them. Dr. Martin was previously an investigator in a nationwide FDA clinical trial involving a less invasive lumbar spinal stenosis treatment that he helped develops. He is actively involved in developing other innovative treatments and devices for the treatment of diseases and conditions of the spine. He is a Peer Reviewer for the official journal of the NASS, The Spine Journal, and continues to publish articles in orthopedic journals and present community lectures on various lumbar and cervical spine topics.

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Accepts 49 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Behaviorial Health Health Management (Behavioral Health)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Real Solutions (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Apple Health (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Asuris
  • Bridgespan (authorization required, otherwise not in network)
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coventry/First Health (most products accepted)
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Group Health Cooperative Options PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • Health Net Federal Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Healthy Options (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Holland American Cruise Lines
  • Humana Gold
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Labor and Industries Washington
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington (all programs accepted)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Medicaid (zip code restrictions)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicaid Fee-for-Service, PC zip code restrictions)
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Premera Blue Cross Heritage
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence Blue Shield Blue Cross/Blue Shield out-of-state
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Sound Health and Wellness (Puget Sound Health Partners)
  • Soundpath Health
  • TRICARE
  • TriCare/TriWest PPO
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcar Medicare Solution
  • United Healthcare AARP Medicare Complete
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • United Healthcare West
  • Veterans Affairs (authorization required)
  • Workers Compensation Federal
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

Wayne State University School of Medicine
medical school, 1986

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Vertebrae
  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Abnormalities Of The Hips
  • Abnormalities Of The Legs
  • Achilles Tendon Repair
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Acl Injuries
  • Acl Repair
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Dislocation
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Revision
  • Anterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Arm Arthritis
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Mass
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Back Fracture
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Surgery
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Mass
  • Broken Coccyx
  • Buckle Fracture
  • Bulging Disc
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Arthritis
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spinal Fracture
  • Cervical Spinal Fusion
  • Cervical Spinal Injury
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Chondroma
  • Chondromalacia
  • Clavicle
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clicking Elbow
  • Clicking Shoulder
  • Coccyx Injury
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Cordotomy
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Delayed Union
  • Diplomyelia
  • Disc Surgery
  • Discoid Meniscus
  • Diskectomy
  • Dislocated Knee
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fibulectomy
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Of Ankle
  • Fracture Of Fibula
  • Fracture Of Finger
  • Fracture Of Forearm
  • Fracture Of Leg
  • Fracture Of Tibia
  • Fracture Of Wrist
  • Fractures
  • Frozen Joint
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Fusion Of Joint
  • Galeazzi Fracture
  • Gastrocnemius Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hemarthrosis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Under Age 60
  • Hip Rotator Cuff
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Hip Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Hydrorhachis
  • Iliotibial Band
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Injury To Hand
  • Injury To The Hip
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intraspinal Abscess
  • Joint Disorder
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knock Knee Deformity
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Mass
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Injury
  • Limb Length Difference
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesion
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Malunion Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Of The Knee
  • Median Nerve Entrapment At Elbow
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Displaced Fracture
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondral Defect
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteolysis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Partial Hip Replacement
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Pathological Fracture
  • Pelvis Injury
  • Periprosthetic Femur Fracture
  • Periprosthetic Humerus Fracture
  • Popliteal Cyst
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Repair
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Rupture
  • Post-Laminectomy Kyphosis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Quadricep Injury
  • Radial Head Subluxation
  • Rami Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rupture Of Achilles Tendon
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Scheurmanns Disease
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sequestrectomy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Abscess
  • Spinal Cord Anomaly
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Dural Graft
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Injuries
  • Spine Stapling
  • Spondylectomy
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Spondylosyndesis
  • Sprain
  • Sternal Clavicular Joint Dislocation
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tarlov Cysts
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenodesis
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Thoracic Disc Herniation
  • Thumb Fracture
  • Tibial Torsion
  • Toe Amputation
  • Toe Bone Spur
  • Toe Fracture
  • Torn Ligament
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Torn Meniscus Repair
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Vascular Malformations Of The Spine
  • Vertebral Epiphysitis
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Personal Interests

Golf, Basketball, Family
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Michael J. Martin practices at two locations

Puget Sound Orthopaedics - Lakewood
7308 Bridgeport Way West
Suite 201

Lakewood, WA 98499
Puget Sound Orthopaedics - Tacoma
1724 West Union Avenue
Suite 100

Tacoma, WA 98405