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About Martin H. Pham, MD

Martin Pham, MD, is a neurosurgeon who focuses on the neurosurgical evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. This includes adult scoliosis and spinal deformity, complex spinal reconstruction, robotic and minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation of the spine, spine tumors, and spine trauma.

Having completed spine fellowship training with both neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Pham has a comprehensive understanding of the spine that allows him to tailor his treatment to each individual using a wide range of available surgical and nonsurgical options.

Dr. Pham is published extensively within the field of spinal conditions and has an active interest in the development of evidence-based spine care. His work has appeared in Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, The Spine Journal, Neurosurgery, and JAMA Surgery, among others.

Dr. Pham completed a fellowship in robotic, spinal deformity, and motion preservation surgery at Columbia University's New York-Presbyterian Daniel and Jane Och Spine Hospital. He also did an enfolded fellowship in minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery at Keck School of Medicine of USC, where he completed his residency in neurological surgery. Dr. Pham earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and AO Spine North America.

In addition to the locations above, Dr. Pham also sees patients at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency

  • University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Fellowship

  • University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-09-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Motion Preservation of the Spine
  • Spine Tumors
  • Spine Trauma
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Robotic and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted