Dr. Darryl Martins is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is Board Certified in the highest level with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, since 2013. Dr. Darryl Martins has been trained in both Canada and the United States, mastering the art of foot and ankle surgery. He attended York University in Toronto, Ontario for his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and completed his post graduate medical training from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia in 2007.
Dr. Darryl Martins then went on to complete a three year podiatric surgery residency at Kaiser Permanente and Providence Hospitals in Los Angeles, California. Although Dr. Martins is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery, he will always try to avoid surgery since conservative non-invasive treatments work for most conditions
Many people suffer from foot and ankle pain and don’t ask for help. From kids in sports, adults at work and elderly suffering from past injuries and arthritis everyone at one time or another have dealt with foot pain. With the age of social media, Dr Google and youtube to name a view patient’s are looking for help. At DocMartins we try to cut through the advertising and product promises to give our patients our experience, evidence based medicine, and success stories.
At DocMartins Foot & Ankle we feel conditions originate from 1 or all of 3 reasons.
2) Foot Deformity (genetics)
3) Systemic Conditions.
We feel understanding WHY patients have pain is key to creating a detailed treatment plan.
At DocMartins we think ahead and break down treatment into 3 categories
Every patient is in a different and unique situation in their lives. Our doctors listen and take patients’ goals seriously. We understand that the doctor- patient relationship is key to a successful outcome. That is why we offer direct messaging via MyChart, offer his personal number to surgical patients, monthly education email newsletter and same day appointments.
American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS)
Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery, Certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
Providence- Tarzana Podiatric Residency (Southern California)
3 Year Surgical Training-Hospital Affiliations
Temple University (Philadelphia)
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)
Michener Institute of Applied Health Science (Toronto)
Diploma in Chiropody (D.Ch)
York University (Toronto) 1997-2001
Bachelor of Science- Kinesiology (BSc. Hon)
Dr. Martins has had full privileges at both Henry Ford and Promedica since 2010. He preforms his surgeries at Hickman Hospital Main OR, HFAH main OR and HFAH ASC. He also offers in-patients consultations when requested by the patient or hospitalist staff.