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Russell Richard Martin, MD

Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Surgery, General

Provider Groups

  • Saint Agnes Care Provider

Primary Contact

Appointments (New Patients Welcome)
Provider Groups
  • Saint Agnes Care Provider

Primary Contact

Services & Specialties

Areas of Specialization

  • Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery, General

Locations & Contact

Primary Location

Saint Agnes Care Surgical Services

1510 E Herndon Ave
Ste 210
Fresno , CA 93720


Specializing in minimally invasive, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Martin works in partnership with the area’s leading colorectal, gynecologic, urologic and thoracic surgeons to treat conditions such as colon cancer, diaphragmatic and/or hiatal hernias, esophageal diseases, among others.

As a Central Valley native born and raised in Fresno, Dr. Martin is committed to providing the best care to members of his hometown community.

“I was born and raised in the Central Valley and I love Fresno,” he says. “I hope to bring the newest technology to my hometown with an ultimate goal to help decrease pain and the amount of incisions while increasing positive outcomes.”

Dr. Martin completed general surgery residency training at University of California San Francisco-Fresno and earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. In addition, he has trained with the brightest physicians all over the country to learn the latest and most innovative robotic surgical techniques.

Before coming to Saint Agnes, Dr. Martin cared for patients at Valley Surgical Specialists in Fresno while concurrently serving as Assistant Medical Director of CAVA Robotics for robotic program diagnostics and team management in Great Barrington, Mass. He is also a proctor/speaker for Intuitive Surgical, helping educate hundreds of surgeons throughout the country.

During his free time, Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with family. He is currently a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Martin is currently accepting new patients.

Additional Resources

Education & Certifications


Howard University College of Medicine (2006)

LAC University of South California Medical Center (2008)

University of California, San Francisco - Fresno (2014)

University of California, San Francisco - Fresno Medical Education Program (2014)

Board Certifications

Surgery, Surgery, American Board of (2022)

American Board of Surgery (2022)

Surgery, General, Surgery, American Board of (2022)

Provider Groups

Saint Agnes Care Provider

Provider Ratings

The following ratings and reviews are based on verified feedback collected from independently administered patient experience surveys. The ratings and comments submitted by patients reflect their own views and opinions. Patient identities are withheld to ensure confidentiality and privacy. Learn More >

4.8 out of 5

(113 ratings)

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

25 Reviews


I highly recommend Dr. Martin and his staff


Excellent experience!




I appreciated the level of care and honest assessment from the doctor.


Dr Martin answered all of my questions completely and let me know everything about my hernia and explained all the risks as well!


It was all good.


My surgery by Dr Martin was exceptionally well done


Me gustó el servicio recibido


Treated the issue quickly and decisively, but did answer my questions and concerns. I had little doubt about his confidence to proceed.


I felt rushed and was not able to discuss my post op concerns with the MD.


She listened to what I had to say and didn’t cut me off, I felt understood and comfortable with her


I have nothing but good things to say about this facility 👍🏿


The experience was very pleasant and refreshing my pray would be that all m


I am very satisfied with everything.


Great personal


He was a very concern doctor


Very satisfied


I would highly recommend!


He is very kind and with a humble spirit.


The herniated navel was seriously painful. The best part is that Dr. Martin wa


I felt the provider did hear my words, but was unresponsive to my emotions regarding the reason for my visit, which was to discuss the amount of anesthesia to be used.


Very advanced in knowledge and skill. Explained procedure and post observations for need of surgery.


I like the doctor I thought he was really looking out for me thank you


Dr Martin is easy to engage with. He makes you feel important, not just another patient


The surgeon was very thorough in explaining the procedure.
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