Kenneth Martin M.D.
Dr. Martin specializes in orthopedic surgery and particularly in treatment of shoulder, knee and sports injuries. Knee replacement and arthroscopic surgeries are his primary focus. He has performed more than 20,000 knee surgeries.
A native of Rison, Arkansas, Dr. Martin graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1971. Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1978. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery at UAMS in 1983. After a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Carl Nelson in Little Rock, he moved to Pine Bluff in 1984 where he was in private practice until relocating his practice to Little Rock in 1990.
Dr. Martin is particularly knowledgeable about sports medicine, having received a football scholarship as an undergraduate to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He has served as team physician for several high schools and professional sports organizations. Dr. Martin was named one of 14 orthopedic surgeons in Arkansas recognized as a “Best Doctors in America” by his peers in Best Doctors, Inc. Dr. Martin currently serves as Chairman of the Medical Staff of Arkansas Surgical Hospital.
Undergraduate: University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 1978
Certification(s): M.D., American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Internship(s): University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, General Surgery
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Adult Reconstructive Surgery
Additional Professional Memberships: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons, Southern Orthopedic Association, Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators, Arkansas Medical Society, Arkansas Orthopedic Society, Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Mid-America Orthopedic Association, Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery and the Southern Medical Association
Family: Married, 4 children
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Hobbies: Running, reading, traveling
Original Hometown: Rison, AR