J. Frank Martin Jr., MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics 1982
Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC
Family Practice 1986-1987
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC
Family Practice 1987-1989

Professional Society Memberships

American Society of Family Physicians
American Medical Association
Columbia Medical Society

Hospital Affiliations

Palmetto Health Baptist
Providence Hospital
Family Practice Department, Past President

Honors and Awards

University of South Carolina
Dean's List, President's Honor Roll, National Dean's List, Kappa Alpha
Voted Most Outstanding Resident by Professors and Colleagues
Voted Most Compassionate Resident by Professors and Colleagues
Voted Best Family Practice of the Year, Palmetto Family Medicine 2007


Certified to Perform Colonoscopy Procedures
NCQA AHA/ASA Heart Stroke Recognition Program
ADA/NCQA for Diabetic Care
Peripheral Artery Disease Coalition
American Board of Family Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Allan

    I had severe bronchitis and on a Saturday night breathing became very difficult. I phoned Dr. Martin and he answered immediately e...

  • Member: Todd

    I don't know where to start about what type of Doctor/Man Dr. Martin is. I have known him for about 12 years and had not talked to...

  • Member: Cathryne

    there is no greater love for a doctor than to choose to drive 2 hrs one way to see, to interact, to be cared for and talked to ......

  • Member: Sandra

    I Iove this man! My mother and I moved to Columbia, SC in 1987. My mother had a long history of migraines and started seeing Dr. M...