of
RM

Robert Martin, MD

Dr. Martin is a general surgeon in the Winston Salem area. He is affiliated with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Wilkes Regional Medical Center.
Get directions
Opens Google Maps in another tab

Conditions treated

Tap to see related services for each condition and more details about our calculations.

Top 25%
104 doctors
Top 15%
104 doctors
Top 5%
51 doctors
Dr. Martin saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
74 doctors
Top 15%
74 doctors
Top 5%
36 doctors
Dr. Martin saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
5 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more burns patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
4 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
29 doctors
Top 15%
28 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more broken bone patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
4 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Martin saw acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Martin saw more pneumothorax patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
7 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Martin saw collapsed lung patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Martin saw broken leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
38 doctors
Top 15%
38 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Martin saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Martin saw pelvic fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
48 doctors
Top 15%
48 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Martin saw broken collar bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
41 doctors
Top 15%
42 doctors
Top 5%
20 doctors
Dr. Martin saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
23 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more malnutrition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
57 doctors
Top 15%
58 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Martin saw atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
9 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Martin saw broken arm patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Martin saw femur fracture patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
88 doctors
Top 15%
88 doctors
Top 5%
43 doctors
Dr. Martin saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
26 doctors
Top 15%
26 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Martin saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
64 doctors
Top 15%
65 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Martin saw heart disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Martin saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
100 doctors
Top 15%
101 doctors
Top 5%
50 doctors
Dr. Martin saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.

Related services provided

Top 25%
29 doctors
Top 15%
29 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more open wound patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Martin saw joint dislocations patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
29 doctors
Top 15%
30 doctors
Top 5%
14 doctors
Dr. Martin saw sepsis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
48 doctors
Top 15%
47 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Martin saw stroke patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
49 doctors
Top 15%
49 doctors
Top 5%
24 doctors
Dr. Martin saw cerebrovascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
52 doctors
Top 15%
52 doctors
Top 5%
26 doctors
Dr. Martin saw heart failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Winston-Salem area. Learn more.
Top 25%
14 doctors
Top 15%
14 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Martin saw more bowel obstruction patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Winston-Salem area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Martin’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Martin 44%
Predicted for his patients 71%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Martin’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Martin’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Martin’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Martin’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Martin sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

WAKE FOREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER
S Hawthorne Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27157
517 miles away

Reviews

Credentials
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2001

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Martin is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Wilkes Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield