Dr Martin graduated from Glasgow University in 1986. He developed an interest in rheumatology whilst working in Aberdeen, where he also undertook clinical research in the field of osteoporosis which led to the award of an MD thesis in 1997. In 1998 he was appointed as consultant rheumatologist with a specialist interest in osteoporosis, for the now Cwm Taf NHS Trust. His NHS practice is based at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant and Dewi Sant Hospital, Pontypridd where he sees patients with general rheumatological conditions.
He also undertakes speciality clinics for patients with lupus, ankylosing spondylitis and those requiring biologic therapies.
He has a clinical and research interest in osteoporosis for which he is the lead clinician in Cwm Taf Trust, running dedicated osteoporosis and metabolic bone clinics and overseeing the bone densitometry (DXA) unit in Dewi Sant Hospital.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Jim Martin at Nuffield Health
- Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
Osteoporosis diagnosis, assessment and management
- British Medical Association
- British Society of Rheumatology
- Royal College of Physicians of London
- National Osteoporosis Society
- Welsh Osteoporosis Advisory Group
Other post held
- Consultant Rheumatologist, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant
- Consultant Rheumatologist, Dewi Sant Hospital, Pontypridd
Insurers Dr Jim Martin works with
Dr Jim Martin works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA PPP Healthcare
- Benenden Health
Dr Jim Martin does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Jim Martin does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Jim Martin does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.