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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, 2011
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • Residency, Orthopaedics, 2010
    Georgetown University Medical Center GME
  • Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), 2006
    Georgetown University Hospital
  • MD, 2005
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • BS, 2001
    Georgetown University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2022, 2021, 2020)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023, 2022, 2021)

National Provider ID: 1801068929


Benjamin Martin, M.D., grew up outside of Boston, Mass. He moved to the Washington, D.C., area to attend Georgetown University. He decided to continue his education at Georgetown by attending medical school and completing a residency in orthopaedic surgery there. After 13 years at Georgetown, Dr. Martin moved to Dallas for a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. He joined Children's National Hospital in 2011.

Dr. Martin specializes in developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), acetabular dysplasia, Legg-Calve-Perthes, slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), hip impingement, limb length difference, congenital short femur, adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, early onset scoliosis, cerebral palsy, clubfoot and more. He is a member of the International Perthes Study Group which is focused on improving the care of patients with Perthes disease. At Children's National, Dr. Martin is dedicated to improving care delivery through his various committee work and leadership roles.

Dr. Martin is married and has two young daughters.

Research & Publications

Oetgen ME, Martin BD, Gordish-Dressman H, Cronin J, Pestieau SR. Effectiveness and sustainability of a standardized care pathway developed with use of lean process mapping for the treatment of patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018;100(21):1864-1870.

Laine JC, Martin BD, Novotny, SA, Kelly DM. Role of advanced imaging in the diagnosis and management of active Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018;26(15):526-536.

Zelenty W, Yoon RS, Shabtai L, et al. Percutaneous versus open reduction and fixation for Tillaux and triplane fractures: A multicenter cohort comparison study. J Pediatr Orthop Part B. 2018.

Oetgen ME, Matthews AL, Martin BD, Hanway J, Kelly S, Blakemore L. Radiographic resource utilization in the initial referral and evaluation of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Amer Acad Orthop Surg. 2018;26(12):441-445.

Oetgen ME, Andelman S, Martin BD. Age-based normative measurements of the pediatric pelvis. J Orthop Trauma. 2017;31(7):e205-e209.

Oetgen, ME, Ayyala H, Martin BD. Treatment of hip subluxation in skeletally mature patients with cerebral palsy. Orthopedics. 2015; e248-252.

Edwards SG, Martin BD, Fu RH, et al. Comparison of olecranon plate fixation in osteoporotic bone do current technologies and designs make a difference. J Orthop Trauma. 2011;25(5):306-311.

Martin BD, Johansen JA, Edwards SG. Complications related to simple dislocations of the elbow.Hand Clin. 2008;24(1):9-25.

4.3 / 5 4.3 out of 5 stars (based on 82 Patient/Family Ratings)

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