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Dr. Anthony Martino has been named chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
Dr. Martino has served as acting chair since Dr. Eugene Quindlen resigned his chair position last April. Dr. Quindlen served as chair since 1981.
“Dr. Martino is a talented academic physician who has comported himself as a clinical leader within our medical school and in our health system,” said Dr. Samuel J. Strada, dean of the USA College of Medicine. “During his tenure at USA, he has been instrumental in bringing novel and cutting-edge treatments to both adults and pediatric patients in our region.”
Dr. Martino joined the faculty at the USA College of Medicine in 2005. Prior to USA, he served on the medical faculty at the University of California at San Francisco, Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, and the Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H.
Born in Italy, Dr. Martino earned his medical degree from Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome. He completed his internship at Columbus Hospital in Chicago and his residency at the State Hospital of New York in Syracuse, N.Y.
Following residency training, Dr. Martino completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of California at San Francisco.
Dr. Martino cares for patients at USA Medical Center, USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute.
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