Gerard Martins, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in peritoneal dialysis, glomerulonephritis, and chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Martins earned his medical degree at the University of Guyana School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York, and received advanced training in nephrology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and nephrology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Martins has delivered numerous lectures and presentations and published academic articles on research in his specialty areas. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology.

In 2019, Dr. Martins received UT Southwestern’s Outstanding Nephrology Fellow Award.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Jamaica Hospital Medical Center (2014-2017), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Guyana School of Medicine (2005-2010)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017-2019), Nephrology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Nephrology
Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding Nephrology Fellow Award 2019, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Chief Resident 2016-2017, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • Rolf Richards Prize in Clinical Medicine 2010, University of Guyana School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine with Distinction 2010, University of Guyana School of Medicine
  • Valedictorian 2004, Queensborough Community College
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

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