Michael J. Martin, MD

Michael J. Martin, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Medical School

  • Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


  • General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery - University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ


  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery - St. Mary’s Spine Center/Seton Spine Care, San Francisco, CA


  • Board Certification - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Puget Sound Spine Society
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Washington State Orthopaedic Society

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • St. Joseph Medical Center
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Michael J. Martin, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Specializing In

Degenerative Conditions of the Spine, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures of the Spine and Fracture Care of the Spine

Practice Focus

Top Procedures

  • Degenerative Conditions of the Spine

  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

  • Spinal Fracture Care

  • Removal of Spinal Lamina

  • Laminotomy

  • Lumbar Spine Fusion

“We see ourselves as teachers and facilitators in helping people heal themselves. That’s why our high quality, compassionate care includes spending time educating patients about their condition and providing a personalized treatment plan that works for them.” – Dr. Martin

Michael Martin, a partner at Puget Sound Orthopaedics, is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon and brings advanced training in spinal medicine and surgical techniques to the practice.

Dr. Martin is involved in developing innovative treatments and devices for the treatment of diseases and conditions of the spine.

Dr. Martin enjoys sharing his knowledge about orthopaedic medicine as the Director for Community Health Plan’s Family Practice Residents at Puget Sound Orthopaedics. He is a peer reviewer for the official journal of the North American Spine Society, The Spine Journal, and presents community lectures on various lumbar and cervical spine topics.

In addition to his community volunteer efforts at Bellarmine Preparatory School, he is an acting Board Member for Commencement Bay Rowing Club. Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with his wife and children, biking, skiing and cooking. He previously coached youth sports for local community baseball and basketball teams at Saint Patrick’s Catholic School in Tacoma.

Dr. Martin is proud to have Nick Harrison, PA-C, work with him as his Physician Assistant.

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Our Locations

Lakewood Clinic
Tacoma Clinic
Gig Harbor Clinic
Lakewood Surgery Center
Puget Sound Imaging
Federal Way Clinic