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Anthony M. Martino, M.D.

Chair of Neurosurgery


Medical School: Catholic University of the Sacred Heart | Rome, Italy

Residency: State University of New York | Syracuse, NY


Fellowship (pediatric): University of California | San Francisco, CA

Anthony M. Martino, M.D.


Dr. Martino is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of South Alabama where he has been the Chair of the Department since 2012. Born in Zagarise, Italy, Dr. Martino speaks fluent Italian. He earned his medical degree from Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, Italy. Dr. Martino completed his internship at Columbus Hospital in Chicago and his residency at the State University of New York in Syracuse, New York. In addition, he completed a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco.

Prior to his appointment at USA, he was in private practice at the Harbin Clinic in Rome, Georgia. He has served on the medical faculty at the University of California at San Francisco, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Medical School.

Dr. Martino is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the Neurosurgical Society of America.

He specializes in the treatment of neurosurgery problems in children. This includes cranial pathology such as brain tumors and hydrocephalus as well as intrinsic spinal problems such as a syrinx, tethered cord, or myelomeningocele. He also treats adults with lumbar or lower back pathology. 

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