With more than 35 years of experience, Dr. J. Paul Martz has joined Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, bringing a wealth of Spine experience and expertise to the CSMO team of physicians and professional staff.
Dr. Martz completed his undergraduate degree at Southern Adventist University. He then attended Medical School at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri where he was a member of Phi Sigma Gamma Fraternity.
After Medical School, Dr. Martz remained in Missouri at Normandy Hospital for one year where he completed his internship and served as Senior Attending in Orthopedic Surgery. Following his training in Missouri, he moved to Ohio for four years of Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Doctors Hospital. New England Baptist Hospital was the next destination for Dr. Martz where he completed his fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery.
While at Doctors Hospital, Dr. Martz served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. At the completion of his training, Dr. Martz established a successful private practice in Ohio, where he was instrumental in the founding of New Albany Surgical Hospital which is an exclusively orthopaedic hospital. After a brief period of retirement, Dr. Martz joined the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics as a Spine Specialist in 2012.
Dr. Martz served as the Team Physician for the U.S. Junior Track and Field Team at the World Games in Sunbury, Canada as well as at the International Junior Summer Games. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and Section Athletic Training.
Dr. Martz feels fortunate to be back in East Tennessee with his wife, in order to be closer to their three children and their families, including three grandchildren. During his free time, he enjoys traveling and playing golf.