Tomas D Martin

Tomas D Martin, MD

Professor And Director, UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV
Business Phone: (352) 265-5470

About Tomas D Martin

Tomas Martin, MD, is a professor of surgery in the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, as well as the director of the UF Health Aortic Disease Center.

Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his general surgery and vascular surgery residencies at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a thoracic and cardiovascular surgical residency at UF.

Board-certified in thoracic surgery, his clinical interests span the field of surgical heart and vascular care, with a specific focus on aortic aneurysms and dissections, valve surgery and complex adult cardiac surgery, including caring for patients who need revisional operations. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology, and holds membership in numerous professional organizations, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Florida Society of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Martin is active in helping to provide medical and surgical care to people in underserved regions of the world. Through his outreach efforts, he has worked in the Philippines, Haiti, Gabon, Ghana, Cameroon and the Dominican Republic.

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair – open
  • Aortic aneurysm repair – endovascular
  • Aortic dissection
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm


2014 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
2013 Journal of Vascular Surgery
2010 Annals of Thoracic Surgery
2009 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
2008 Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
2008 Journal of Cardiac Surgery
2007 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
2007 Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants
2007 Journal of Vascular Surgery
2003 Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia


Jun 2006 – Jun 2021
On-X Valve Using Low Dose Anticoagulation


Published November 2008
Inferior Vena Cava Variable Occlusional Catheter


Fellowship – Thoracic Surgery
1987-1990 · University of Florida Affiliated Hospitals
Residency – Vascular Surgery
1986-1987 · Baylor College of Medicine
Residency – Surgery
1982-1986 · Baylor College of Medicine
Internship – Surgery
1981-1982 · Baylor College of Medicine
1977-1981 · University of Texas Southwestern

Contact Details

(352) 265-5470