Dr. Ivan Martinez

In 1996 Dr. Martinez graduated as Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) by the University of Alicante, Spain. Dr. Martinez then completed his postgraduate training as a GP in Essex, UK in 2001. After his return to Spain, he worked as a GP and Emergency Department doctor in various health centres and teaching Hospitals.

Dr Ivan Martinez came to Australia with his wife Sonia in 2013 and started working as a GP in a very busy medical centre in Rosebud. During his initial acclimatisation period he attained Fellowship with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM).

Dr. Martinez has also collaborated with Monash University in the field of Mental Health through the PULSAR project.

As Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Dr. Ivan Martinez’s training and experience as a GP covers various fields of medicine, from medical specialties like Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Paediatrics, Digestive Medicine and Neurology to Emergency Medicine, Minor Trauma and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr. Martinez is fluent in English and Spanish and enjoys martial arts and new technologies.

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Speciality General Medicine
Areas of Expertise
  • General Practice
  • Men's Health
  • Women's and Children's Health
  • Mental Health
  • Cardiology
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
Location 107A Tanti Avenue
Gender Male
  • Men’s Health

    Men’s Health – All of our Doctor’s offer comprehensive Men’s Health Checks. This includes assessment of common problems such as your heart health, erectile dysfunction, prostate problems, sexual health and Mental health issues.

  • Chronic Disease Management

    Chronic Disease Management – The Chronic Disease Management Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care or EPC) enables GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions with at least two other health providers such as a Consultant, physiotherapist or podiatrist.

  • Skin Problems

    Skin Problems – All of our doctors can perform skin checks and also provide minor surgical procedures. Dr. Rodrigues provides year round bulk-billed skin checks. We provide other services such as management of ingrown toenails and joint injections. Dr. Martinez, with a special interest in joint musculoskeletal injuries, can advise on and administer Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP joint injections.

Special Interests

Dr. Martinez has special interest in the following fields of medicine:

  • Women’s and Children’s Health
  • Mental Health: Alcoholism and drug abuse, Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar disorders, PTSD
  • Palliative Medicine and end-of-life care (shared care with Peninsula Hospice)
  • Chronic Pain Management (neck and lower chronic back pain)
  • Sports Medicine – Intra-articular joint, Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy and tendon steroid injections.
  • Dermatology and Skin Cancer Medicine
  • General Medicine – Asthma/COPD, Hypertension and heart disease, Gastroenterology, Renal Medicine and Neurology
  • Men’s Health: prostatic problems, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation
  • Health promotion and coaching through Motivational therapy
  • Regenerative and Integrative Medicine

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The physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is suffering from it.

— Maimonides