Richard T. Martin, M.D.
Dr. Richard T. Martin is here in Springfield, Massachusetts to work in the field of Hand Surgery.
Dr. Martin attended Hofstra University graduating with honors in Biology, A Dean's list graduate, he then pursued his medical education, in Syracuse, New York at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. He interned in General Surgery for one year followed by a residency in General Surgery at Baystate Medical Center here in Springfield. Following his Baystate Chief Residency year he spent two years as a fellow in Plastic Surgery at the University of Kansas Hospitals. Dr. Martin then spent an additional year of training as a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Martin is licensed in Massachusetts.
He is on the staff at Baystate Medical Center where he takes call as a member of the Hand Service. Dr. Martin also has privileges at Mary Lane Hospital in Ware, where the Hand Center has a part time satellite office as well as Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton and Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Massachusetts. At the Pioneer Valley Surgicenter which is directly below the Hand Center offices in Springfield Dr. Martin is privileged as well.
Dr. Martin is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Hampden District Medical Society, and the New England Hand Society.
Dr. Martin is board certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and has additional certification in Subspecialty of Surgery of the Hand; his training in both Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery brings extensive expertise to his chosen field of Hand Surgery. He has written and co-authored numerous papers and studies. He gives frequent lectures to hand therapists throughout Western Massachusetts. He also helps to educate medical students and surgical residents through his position as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery for Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Martin cares for all topics related to the Hand and Wrist. His special interests in hand surgery include Dupuytren's disease, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and trauma including fractures of the hand and wrist. He treats all aspects of hand ailments, whether by non-operative or surgical methods. Dr. Martin is committed to the people of Western Massachusetts by participating in emergency hand surgery call at Baystate Medical Center.