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Derek L. Martinez, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


Accepting new patients
By Referral Only

Conditions & Treatments

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Brain Bleeds
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Hemorrhages
  • Cerebral Ischemia
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Facial Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Function Loss
  • Neuro Oncology
  • Radiating Arm Pain
  • Radiating Leg Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatic Pain
  • Slipped Disc
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Disc Rupture
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      190 E. Bannock St. (10th Floor) Boise, ID 83712
      Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-5500
      (208) 381-2555

    • Address
      520 S. Eagle Rd. Suite 1201 Meridian, ID 83642
      Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-5500
      (208) 381-2555

About Derek L. Martinez


Derek Martinez, MD, MS specializes in the treatment of a wide array of complex brain, spine, and peripheral nerve conditions. He has expertise in surgery for brain and spine tumors, complex spine care, radiosurgery, cerebral hemorrhages, artificial disc replacement, normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), and general neurosurgery. He also performs surgery for neuromodulation and the treatment of movement disorders and epilepsy.

Dr. Martinez is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is also a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 

Prior to his medical education, Dr. Martinez earned a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho and a master's degree in neuroscience from Brigham Young University.

Surgical Specialties

  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Stereotactic neurosurgery
  • Brain and pituitary tumors
  • Spine tumors
  • Complex spine surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Medical School

    Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Illinois
  • Fellowship

    Stanford University Medical Center
  • Board Certification

    Neurological Surgery
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


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