Contributing Experts

December 17, 2013

Damion Martins, MD

Damion Martins, MD, board-certified in sports medicine and internal medicine, is the director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Corporate Health and the Executive Health Program for Atlantic Health System. Dr. Martins is also the program director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Atlantic Health System.


A recognized leader in the area of sports performance and exercise testing, Dr. Martins lectures extensively in the field of sports medicine and is renowned for his research in hydration, cardiovascular training program and concussions. He is currently involved in several research studies and has developed cardiovascular training programs widely used in the fitness industry and corporate wellness. He has authored book chapters on the pre-participation exam and medical conditions that limit sports participation. Dr. Martins is a member of the NFL Team Physician Society. As a former NHL Team Physician and member of the NHL Advisory Committee, he was instrumental in the development of the current National Hockey League’s pre-participation guidelines.


Dr. Martins has dual academic appointments at Mount Sinai School of Medicine as assistant clinical professor in the departments of both medicine and orthopedics. Dr. Martins is the team physician for the New York Jets where he has served as a medical consultant since 2002. He is also administrative medical director for Major League Soccer (MLS). He has provided medical coverage to the US Open, New York Islanders, New York Dragons, Hofstra University, and St. Elizabeth’s College. Dr. Martins is currently a medical advisor for New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association and Parisi Speed School.


He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine where he also obtained his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Biophysics. He completed residency training in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Maryland, where he served as fellow team physician for the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens and University of Maryland’s Terps.


He is active in his community and serves on the board of trustees for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.

Last Updated: December 17, 2013