John A. Martin, MD's clinical, research, and medical education efforts and interests are focused in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), advanced interventional endoscopy, surgical endoscopy, hepato-biliary disorders, pancreatico-biliary diseases, transplantation surgery, natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), and the development of novel endoscopic devices for advanced therapeutic endoscopy, as well as interdisciplinary investigation of new advanced multimodal molecular imaging technologies in the laboratories of Drs. Khashayarsha Khazaie and Elias Gounaris.
Dr. Martin is also involved in interdisciplinary study, application, and validation of new simulation models and devices for use in endoscopic training and education. With Drs. Nathaniel Soper and Eric Hungness in the Department of Surgery, he is co-founder of the Northwestern NOTES Investigation Group commenced in 2006. In 2007, he initiated the third-tier, fourth year fellowship program in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at Northwestern.
Dr. Martin is a graduate of the University of Virginia College of Arts and Sciences and of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He served his internship and residency at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University. He received his fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Pittsburgh, where he concentrated in pancreatico-biliary disorders, hepatobiliary disorders, and therapeutic endoscopy. He then undertook third-tier fellowship training in advanced interventional endoscopy under the direction of Dr. Gregory Haber and Dr. Norman Marcon at The Wellesley Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Martin was appointed to the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in July, 1997. He joined the faculty of the Division of Gastroenterology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 2003.