Newport News, VA.
– April 24, 2007
– Deborah Ann Martinez, M.D., is the newest member of Surgical Oncology Associates, a Sentara Medical Group practice, located in Sentara Port Warwick I
, at 11803 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 235, Newport News, Va.
Dr. Martinez earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado in Denver in 1981 after receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman in 1976. She completed her internship in 1982 and residency in surgery in 1988 at SUNY Stony Brook, N.Y.
She earned a student fellowship in transplantation at the University of Colorado in 1978; a fellowship in general surgery at State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1989; three research fellowships in pediatric surgery and oncology at Columbus Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, from 1989-1995; and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Ohio State University in 1997.
Dr. Martinez’s medical experience includes serving as clinical assistant professor of surgery at Ohio State University College of Medicine from 1997-1998 where she was also assistant professor of surgery from 1998-1999. Dr. Martinez served on the surgical staff at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Ohio from 2000-2006.
Dr. Martinez is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She has special research interests in neuropeptides, and tumor progression and metastasis. (17/2007)