Our Team

Dr. Robert Martin

Robert E. Martin MD

Dr. Robert E. Martin graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in 1988, where he received the academic honor of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his Orthopedic residency in 1993 from the University of California, San Francisco, where he also did an Orthopedic Traumatology Fellowship in 1994. He was an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF from 1993-1997, during which time he received the Resident Teaching Award three times. He currently has his own private practice in Castro Valley, CA and specializes in General Orthopedics, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery including reconstructive surgery, and Orthopedic Trauma. Dr. Martin is affiliated with Eden Medical Center, where he is the Chief of Orthopedics.

Robert Martin Md. Assistant

Suzann Ratinho

Dr. Martin’s Medical Assistant.  Suzann has been with Dr. Martin for 13 years.
In addition to rooming the patients and taking medical histories she is responsible for surgery authorizations, coordinating all patient care and scheduling all the surgeries for Dr. Martin.

Robert Martin Md. Office Manager

Cassandra Brown

Cassandra has been the office manager for Dr. Martin for 11 years. She is in the front office all day and can answer most questions you may have about setting up appointments, health insurance questions, and payment options.



Eric is our X-ray technologist. He has worked with Dr. Martin for 7 years. If you need an
x-ray as part of your diagnosis, Eric will take it for you right in the office. Once the x-ray is performed, Dr. Martin will be able to use it during your appointment to help in determining your potential treatment options.


Theresa Alexander

Theresa has worked with Dr. Martin for 3 years.  She provides front office support, working behind the scenes to help the office run smoother.  





Elaine Garcia

Elaine is the newest member of our team, she joined us 9 months ago as our new Medical Receptionist. She will be the first person you will meet when you come into the office. She also answers most calls and will help you in scheduling your appointments.



Jill is the Medical Assistant for Dr. Forster, who also works in the same office as Dr. Martin. Jill has been with Dr. Forsters for 15 years and has overlapped with Dr. Martin for 13 years. Jill will fill in for the other members of our staff and we consider her part of Dr. Martin's team.