A Shreveport native, Dr. Martin graduated from Calvary Baptist Academy and earned his medical degree from LSU Medical Center. While there he received the James H. Campbell Memorial Award for Outstanding Intern, the Upjohn Achievement Award for Excellence in Medicine, Outstanding Resident Award and the LSU Department of Internal Medicine Outstanding Resident Award. He entered private practice in his hometown in 1996 and obtained board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention. He is also a member of the American Heart Association, Louisiana State Medical Society and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Martin focuses on adult cardiovascular disease, performing diagnostic and therapeutic coronary interventions, primarily by the radial artery approach. Among the services he offers are balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting, rotational atherectomy and complex catheter-based coronary interventions. His diagnostic testing includes nuclear stress testing, transthoracic echocardiography and outpatient Holter monitoring.
A deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, Dr. Martin is active in many of the church’s ministries and the academy. He is a school board member and founder and director of the Cavalier Youth Football Program. He has served as an assistant varsity football coach since 2006. He and his wife are parents to two children. When not busy as a cardiologist, he enjoys spending time with family, coaching youth and high school football and playing golf.