Joseph R. Martinez, MD
Board-Certified in Rheumatology
COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases from the American College of Rheumatology
Dr. Joseph Martinez is an exceptional caregiver in the truest sense of the word. He has dedicated his life to helping others as a board certified rheumatologist. He has traveled the world to treat patients as part of a medical mission team. He believes in patient centric care that truly helps patients live as fully and completely as possible.
Dr. Martinez specializes in all forms of rheumatologic disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, vasculitis, scleroderma, spondylitis, osteoarthritis and other autoimmune conditions. He currently sees patients in Central Austin and Kyle.
A highly respected medical provider, Dr. Martinez has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals. He has authored multiple medical articles and abstracts in addition to presenting at local, national, and international medical and scientific symposiums.
Dr. Martinez has also participated in advanced medical research projects to help better understand, and therefore treat, various medical conditions. In addition, Dr. Martinez is certified by the American College of Rheumatology to perform musculoskeletal ultrasound. This sophisticated imaging modality allows for highly accurate, detailed scans to aid in diagnosing and treating various conditions.
After a few years away, Dr. Martinez is excited to be back in Austin and enjoys experiencing all that this city has to offer including Lady Bird Lake, live music and great food.
Dr. Martinez has been recognized by his peers in 2020, 2021, and 2022 as a Super Doctors Rising Star and in 2022 as an Austin Monthly Top Doctor.
- Medical School:
- University of Texas at Houston
- Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Houston
- Rheumatology, LSU Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Internal Medicine