Michael J. Martin, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In:

Spine Surgery
"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." -
Michael J. Martin, MD

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.


  • Lakewood Surgery Center
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
  • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

Dr. Martin's Specialties

  • back - specialty
  • neck - specialty

Dr. Martin's Locations