Dr. Alvaro A. Martinez
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Alvaro A. Martinez

Alvaro A. Martinez
Alvaro A.
Martinez
MD, FACR, FABS, FASTRO
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Expert in

Breast, Lung, Skin cancer

Interested in

Prostate, Colorectal, Gynecologic, Head & Neck, Lymphoma and Eye Tumors

Overview

Centers

Pontiac (Radiation oncology)
Pontiac (Radiation oncology)

70 Fulton Street
Pontiac, Michigan 48341

42.614173948146785, -83.27720852272603
/us/our-locations/pontiac-spm
Madison Heights (Radiation oncology)
Madison Heights (Radiation oncology)

30365 Dequindre Rd
Madison Heights, MI 48071

42.516494, -83.08681
/us/our-locations/madison-heights-mhm
Troy (Radiation oncology)
Troy (Radiation oncology)

4550 Investment Drive, Suite B 111
Troy, Michigan 48098

42.5891501, -83.169506
/us/our-locations/troy-tom
Farmington Hills (Radiation oncology)
Farmington Hills (Radiation oncology)

28595 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 110
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

42.5079134, -83.3599884
/us/our-locations/farmington-hills-fhm
Macomb (Radiation oncology)
Macomb (Radiation oncology)

17435 Hall Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

42.6288452, -82.9473342
/us/our-locations/macomb-mam

Specializes in

Anal/rectum cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Anal rectum cancer
Bile duct cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bile duct cancer
Bladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Bladder cancer
Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Cervical cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Cervical cancer
Colorectal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Colorectal cancer
Esophageal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Esophageal cancer
Fallopian Tube cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Fallopian tube cancer
Gallbladder cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gallbladder cancer
Gastrointestinal
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Gynecological cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gynecological cancer
Head & Neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and neck cancer
Kidney cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Kidney cancer
Large bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Large bowel cancer
Laryngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Laryngeal cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung cancer
Lymphoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Mouth cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Mouth cancer
Nasal cavity cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasal cavity cancer
Nasopharyngeal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Nasopharyngeal cancer
Non Malignant melanoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-melanoma skin cancer
Non-Hodgkin
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Ovarian cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ovarian cancer
Pancreatic cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Pancreatic cancer
Penile cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Penile cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer
Salivary gland cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Salivary gland cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer
Small bowel cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Small bowel cancer
Stomach cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Stomach cancer
Testicular cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Testicular cancer
Ureter cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Ureter cancer
Urethral cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Urethral cancer
Uterus cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Uterus cancer
Vaginal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vaginal cancer
Vulva cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Vulval cancer

Treatments

3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Brachytherapy High Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/High-dose rate brachytherapy
Brachytherapy Low Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Low-dose rate brachytherapy
External Beam Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Intensity modulated radiation therapy
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Radiation therapy
SpaceOAR
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/SpaceOAR
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy
Tomotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Tomotherapy
Alvaro A. Martinez, MD, FACR, FASTRO, FABS, FACRO for three decades has pioneered several cancer treatments in radiation oncology leading to the significant improvement of today’s radiation therapy outcomes. These include intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) to improve precision and accuracy in radiation treatment delivery, special brachytherapy applicators used to treat prostate, gynecological and other pelvic malignancies to preserve organ function as well as Omnibeam, which is designed for treating very difficult tumors deep within the body. He has published more than 390 papers and 54 chapters in medical text-books.
Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • GenesisCare - Radiation Oncologist, Pontiac, MI

Past position(s)

  • William Beaumont Hospital - Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Oak, MI
  • French Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (SFRO), Rochester, MN
  • Stanford School of Medicine - Assistant Professor and Staff Oncologist, Stanford, CA

Education

Universities

  • Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
  • Universidad Javeriana School of Medicine, Bogota, Colombia

Residencies

  • Hospital Universitario de la Universidad, General Surgery, Bogota, Colombia
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, Chief Resident, New York, NY

Internships

  • Hospital Militar Central, Rotating Internship, Bogota, Colombia
  • Jamaica Hospital, Rotating Internship, Jamaica, NY

Expertise and interests

Interests

  • Prostate, Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Skin, Gynecologic, Head & Neck, Lymphoma and Eye Tumors

Professional association

Accomplishments

Awards

  • Agnes Axtell Moule Faculty Scholar at Stanford University
  • President, Michigan Society of Therapeutic Radiologist
  • President, American Brachytherapy Society

Publications

  • Three membrane-proximal amino acids in the human parainfluenza virus type 2 (HPIV 2) F protein are critical for fusogenic activity
  • Modern Approaches for Breast Brachytherapy
  • Five-Year Outcomes of a Single-Institution Prospective Trial of 19-Gy Single-Fraction High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Low- and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer.
  • Epidemiological Study and Cost Analysis of Suicide in Spain: Over 100 Years of Evolton.
  • Five-Year Outcomes of a Single-Institution Prospective Trial of 19-Gy Single-Fraction High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Low- and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer.

Presentations

  • Z091420168
    E. Arrojo, E. Fernandez, L. Kestin, A. Martinez, 2016, ACRO
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  • Z061520151
    Kestin L, Fernandez E, Mantz C, Olivera G, Mo X, Key S, Finkelstein SE, Martinez A, Galmarini D., 2015, ASTRO Annual Meeting
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