Damion Martins, MD is board-certified in sports medicine and internal medicine, is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and is a participating provider of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization. He currently holds positions as:
- Team physician and Director of Internal Medicine, New York Jets
- Director, Executive Health Program, Atlantic Health System
• Director, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Atlantic Health System
• Medical Advisor, New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA)
• Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedics and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
• Member of the NFL’s Team Physician Society
• Member of the board of trustees, Foundation for Morristown Medical Center
About Dr. Martins
Dr. Martins graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he also obtained his master’s degree in exercise physiology and biophysics. After completing an internship and residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, he began a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Maryland. While there, he served as fellow team physician for the school, as well as the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore Ravens and Major League Lacrosse’s Chesapeake Bayhawks.
In 2002, Dr. Martins joined the NY Jets as a medical consultant and was later promoted to the team’s Director of Internal Medicine. His extensive experience on both the professional and collegiate levels also includes serving as the chief of internal medicine for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, administrative director for Major League Soccer and as team physician for the National Hockey League’s (NHL) New York Islanders, Arena Football League’s New York Dragons, Molloy College, State University of New York Old Westbury and Hofstra University.
A recognized leader in sports performance and exercise testing, Dr. Martins frequently lectures on sports medicine and is renowned for his research in hydration, cardiovascular training programs and concussions. He has authored book chapters on the pre-participation exam and medical conditions that limit sports participation, and during his time as a member of the NHL Advisory Committee, he helped develop the league’s pre-participation exam guidelines.
At his Atlantic Medical Group practice, Dr. Martins regularly sees both athletes and weekend warriors, helping them overcome musculoskeletal injuries and improve their physical performance.