Gregg G. Martyak, MD, is an established orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in hand and reconstructive microsurgery. Dr. Martyak is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a masterâ??s degree from Georgetown University. He gained his medical training at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his residency at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson, upper extremity fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand Center and is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been a staff surgeon in the U.S. Air Force and clinical instructor at San Antonio Military Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He has served in several overseas tours including Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was also involved in the first hand transplant performed at a military facility. His recent publications and presentations focus on the advanced treatment of the upper extremity. Dr. Martyak is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Hand and Microsurgery and is a professional member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
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Education and Training
Thomas Jefferson University
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery- Hand and Microsurgery
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Adult isthmic spondylolisthesis.
- San Antonio military and civilian hand transplantation program: a case report.
- Plant ingestions in children.
- Emergency medicine and surgery resident roles on the trauma team: a difference of opinion.
- Changing attitudes toward splenic trauma.
- Microwave warming of resuscitation fluids.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local, Regional & National Public Speaking -
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Articles and Publications
What do you attribute your success to?
- His excelled training, and the encouragement and support he has received from his family.
Hobbies / Sports
- Sports, Hiking
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- Recovering from Knee Replacement Surgery
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- What Is a Cervical Laminectomy?
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- Laminectomy: Reasons for Having One and the Risks It Involves
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- Will I Need Surgery If I Have Tennis Elbow?
Will I need surgery if I have Tennis Elbow?Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain in the elbow, and it mainly results from overusing the elbow. The condition mainly affects tennis players but it can also affect other athletes and sporting enthusiasts. It...