About Dr. Martin

Dr. Dan C. Martin has retired from clinical practice in gynecology (Ob Gyn) and reproductive endocrinology (REI) and moved to Richmond, Virginia. He can be reached at:

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Current Positions


Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Institutional Review Board
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Professor Emeritus
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, Emeritus physician,
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG), Life Fellow
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Technology Committee

Past Positions

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center (1977-2016)
    • Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob Gyn)
    • Interim Director, Gynecologic Services
    • Divisional Director, Reproductive Endocrinology (REI)
    • Divisional Director, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
    • Faculty Senate
    • Institutional Review Board
  • Clinical Private Practice, Memphis, Tennessee
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob Gyn) 1979-1980
    • Gynecology (Gyn) and Reproductive Endocrinology (REI) 1979-2006
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Divisional Director in Medical Education
  • President of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • President of the Gynecologic Surgery Society
  • Charter Member of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons
  • Member American National Standard Institute Committee on Lasers
  • Board of the International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy
  • Chairman Maryland Junior Fellows American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Delegate to the Tennessee Medical Association
  • Editor of the AAGL Manual of Endoscopy
  • AAGL (formerly American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists), Chair, By-Laws Committee
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (SRS & AAGL), Chair, Ethics Committee
  • World Congress of Endometriosis, Co-Chair, Pelvic Pain and Pain Mechanisms, 2017

Honors

  • Certificate of Achievement, Consumers’ Checkbook 2009
  • Endometriosis Association 1995, 2005
  • Endometriosis Foundation of America 2013
  • Professor Emeritus, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 2016
  • Emeritus Physician, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honorary Society 2011
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), Excellence in Teaching Award 2010 & 2015
  • Shelby County Board of Commissioners' Commendation 2005
  • WREG Memphis - Top 1% of Physicians by Consumers’ Checkbook 2009
  • Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Honorary Member 1989
  • One of the original eight reproductive surgeons in Woodward and White’s "The Best Doctors in America" 1992
  • Doctor's Doctor, Memphis Commercial Appeal 1993-2016
  • U.S. News & World Report, Castle Connolly’s Top Docs 2011-2016
  • American Fertility Society, Codman Surgical Awards for Medical Education Video 1982 & 1983
  • Society of Reproductive Surgeons Awards, American Fertility Society 1986, 1988, & 1990
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Video Awards 1991 & 1993
  • New York Festivals: Television and Non-Broadcast Awards 1992
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Best of Laparoscopy Update 2007
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Associate (Physics) 1967
  • Picker Foundation Fellow, Radiation Physics 1969
  • Who's Who in Memphis Medicine 1984-2016
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care 1997-2016
  • Who's Who in America 1998-2016

Education

  • Central Gwinnett High School, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 1960-1961
  • Georgia Military Academy (Woodward Academy), College Park, Georgia, 1961-1964
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • BS (Physics), 1968
    • MD, 1972
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Internship in Gynecology and Obstetrics 1972-73
    • Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics 1973-76
    • Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology 1976-77 with Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones
  • Microsurgery Techniques - Dr. Brian Cohen 1977 to 1979
  • Microsurgery Techniques - Dr. Victor Gomel 1980

Microsurgery & Minimally Invasive Educator

  • Tubal Ligation Reversals 1974 - 2016
  • Operative Laparoscopy 1981 - 2016
  • Department of Ob/Gyn, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 1977- 2016
  • Microsurgery and Laser Labs, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 1981 - 1993
  • Microsurgery Labs, University of California, Irving 1984 - 1989
  • AAGL / Presbyterian Hospital / University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas 1984 -1989

Editorial Boards and Reviewer

  • Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Journal of Gynecologic Surgery
  • Fertility and Sterility
  • American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Endometriosis Zone

Recognition

  • Axel Munthe Award Presenter
  • Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society
  • Japanese Endometriosis Society
  • Argentina Endoscopy Society
  • International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy
  • International Educator
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Belgium
    • Canada
    • China
    • Dominican Republic
    • England
    • Iceland
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • New Zealand
    • Republic of South Africa
    • Russia
    • Singapore
    • Switzerland
    • West Germany
    • Zimbabwe

Temporary Medical License to Perform Surgery in Educational Classes

  • Australia
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Republic of South Africa
  • Russia
  • New Zealand

Updated October 15, 2018