Treatment & Services
- Management Of Age Related Macular Degeneration (Amd)
- Surgical And Medical Treatment Of The Retina
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Infectious Diseases of the Retina
- Macular Hole
- Macular Pucker
- Retinal Detachment
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - National Institutes of Health
Fellow in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis
Bethesda, MD USA
Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Fellow in Vitreoretinal Surgery & Diseases
Durham, NC USA
Residency - Emory University Hospital
Decatur, GA USA
Internship - Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Atlanta, GA USA
Medical School - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Undergraduate - University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Fayetteville, AR USA
Management of age related macular degeneration (AMD), macular hole, macular pucker, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, infectious and inflammatory diseases of the retina, and medical and surgical treatments of the retina
Research & Publications
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119 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
22 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jan 2, 2019
Dr Martin is always explains in easy terms, is genuinely concerned and easy talk to. He worked diligently to cure my central serous Retinopathy condition. I actually look forward to my visit. Thank you.
Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018
Dr. Martin is well worth the wait time. if your waiting long it's because he is taking his time with patients ..as he will with you!
Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
we waited about 45 mins. past our appointment time before going to first test. The process through the various tests was efficient and moved right along. the longest wait was after tests were complete and I saw the provider. Dr. Martin apologized immediately for the wait. However, he never makes you feel rushed or that he's on a time schedule. He's very kind and thoughtful and shares all the information he has about your condition, providing professional advice. He's worth waiting for!
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018
I am from Atlanta and saw Dr. Martin for a second opinion. I was shocked at how easy it was to get an appointment. When I got there I couldn't believe how nicely I was treated and how efficiently the appointment was handled. I wish going to my local doctor was such a pleasant experience. There are so many good things to say about Dr. Martin, I wouldn't know where to begin.
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2018
I waited for a long time in the exam room to see the doctor, longer than just the time for my eyes to dilate.
Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018
Dr. Martin is a brilliant retina doctor and an extremely kind, caring person. He gave me the most amazing gift of vision after several years of very limited sight. I am very grateful to him. He has an enormous fund of knowledge and experience, and a gentle approach, which he uses to give the best possible care to his patients.
Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018
excellent doctor, very skilled in his profession and a very good communicator
Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018
Dr Daniel Martin provided a comprehensive second opinion of my long-term visual condition. He substantiated his conclusions with the latest research and provided thoughtful, caring prognosis. His assistants were professional and efficient. Overall, the experience was personable and informative. I'd highly recommend Dr Martin to friends and family in need of his care.
Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018
I was fortunate to obtain an appointment with Dr. Martin and was very pleased with the time and attention he paid to my condition and concerns. He's an exceptional doctor.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
I have been going to the Cole Eye Institute and seeing Dr Martin for 4 years and have never had a problem with the staff or the appointment process. Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor and I do not have enough good things to say about him.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018
Dr. Martin is amazing and I know without him I would be completely blind. He has given me the most professional and courteous service in the last 4 years
Reviewed on Aug 1, 2018
the wait time was long, but it was understandable as Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor and he does spend the time needed with each patient.
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018
Dr Martin was substituting for Dr Deasy, who normally treats my eye. Dr Martin was courteous, professional, and friendly. No one looks forward to a shot in the eye but Dr Martin made it an easy procedure for me.
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018
I am confident about the privider's communication with me and mine with the provider.
Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018
Dr. Martin is the Best!! Excellent doctor( have complete trust in his care) and sp personable that you feel like he is also a friend. Have so much confidence in his care of my eye condition!!
Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018
Dr. Martin is an excellent provider and surgeon. I feel very for fortunate to be under his care.
Reviewed on May 23, 2018
I AM VERY LUCKY TO HAVE FOUND Dr. Martin. He is an expert in helping me with my medical issue. On top of his expertise, he is kind, patient and concerned. Thank you.
Reviewed on May 7, 2018
As a new patient, I was very impressed with the respect and courtesy of everyone. I felt Dr. Martin was not only thorough he was ableo to have me seen by another needed specialist who also was very helpful. My needs were completely met
Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018
I could not believe how lucky I was to get an appointment with Dr. Martin in a very reasonable amount of time. I called on a Saturday morning and the appointment person was excellent. Dr. Martin is the best he is extremely professional and very easy to talk to.
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
As a 75 year old on her own, there is a greater appreciation both for extreme excellence in care and the kindness a doctor shows. At every appointment the doctor & staff make me feel well cared for.
Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018
Couldn't have asked for a better exam. explained what was wrong, what had to be done, and everything involved. Just what we were hoping for. As a result I am getting my eye operated on and feel confident in the decision and Dr. Martin
Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018
I loved Dr. Martin. He was sincerely concerned and pleasant like I was the only patient that day. Made me feel comfortable and easy. Explained in easy terms.
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