Jesus Martinez, MD, is a neurologist at Regional One Health and an instructor in the Department of Neurology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Martinez received his medical degree from University of El Salvador School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut and his neurology residency at North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset in New York. Dr. Martinez is board certified in epilepsy, neurology and clinical neurophysiology.
“My favorite part of being a physician is getting to know my patient and having a positive impact in their lives,” Dr. Martinez said.
As an instructor at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Dr. Martinez reinforces his belief in the importance of educating patients to his students.
“Education is empowering. The more a person understands their own condition, the easier it will be to deal with it on a daily and long-term basis,” Dr. Martinez said.
Dr. Martinez completed a fellowship in experimental/clinical epilepsy and neurophysiology at University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.
“The University of Virginia Epilepsy Program was one of the first three created in the country. I am glad and proud to have trained there,” Dr. Martinez said. “While I see and treat all kinds of neurological conditions, epilepsy and seizure disorders have a special place in my heart and I am particularly well equipped to help those patients.”