Richard P. Martin, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He treats diseases and injuries related to the musculoskeletal system at Cascade Orthopedics, with offices in Auburn and Bonney Lake, Washington.
Dr. Martin is a native of Connecticut. In 1983, he received a bachelor's degree in biology from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, receiving his medical degree in 1989.
He completed internships at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and Yale New-Haven Medical in New Haven, Connecticut. He also completed an orthopedic residency at Yale New-Haven Medical and a fellowship in sports medicine at the Yale Sports Medicine Center.
Following his training, Dr. Martin was assigned to Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he progressed to Chief of Sports Medicine. In this capacity, he was the primary sports medicine referral for the United States Military and Department of Defense personnel in Hawaii.
Dr. Martin then became Director of Sports Medicine at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. Following Hurricane Katrina’s effects on his New Orleans practice, he relocated to Washington and joined Cascade Orthopedics.
Dr. Martin has been active in local orthopedic and sports medicine pursuits throughout his career. He has lectured locally to fellow physicians and given patient-focused talks on sports injuries. While in New Orleans, Dr. Martin served as team physician for several high school football teams.
He enjoys biking, skiing, and hiking with his wife and three sons when not working.