About Dr. Martin

Dr. Dan C. Martin is a retired Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and currently a community member of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institutional Review Board. His clinical practice in Memphis was gynecology (Ob Gyn) and reproductive endocrinology (REI). He moved to Richmond, Virginia to be with children and grandchildren.

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Current Positions

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Otherwise Unaffiliated Community Member, 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