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Deborah Martinez, MD, FAAP

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In 2019, board-certified pediatrician Deborah Martinez, MD, FAAP, earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology and psychology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in 2014. She then completed her medical degree at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas, where she also completed her residency in 2023. Dr. Martinez served as pediatric chief resident in her final year of residency.

Having witnessed her youngest sister spend two months in the hospital due to prematurity, Dr. Martinez was inspired to become a pediatrician to help families facing similar challenges. She cares for infants, children, and adolescents, addressing a wide array of conditions from common illnesses like colds and ear infections to chronic issues such as ADHD and allergies. In addition to proactively managing developmental milestones, vaccinations, and behavioral concerns, she provides guidance and practical, beneficial insights on growth, nutrition, and preventive care. Dr. Martinez joined Kelsey-Seybold in August 2023.

Awards & Publications

Awards

  • Chief Resident, 2022 – 2023
  • Intern of the Year Award, 2020

Publications

  • Martinez D, Khatua S, Mazur LF. Fibroepithelial polyp with concomitant geographic tongue [published online December 14, 2017]. Consultant360
  • Martinez D. Dysphagia secondary to foreign body ingestion-delayed diagnosis. Morbidity and Mortality Conference Pediatrics Department at McGovern Medical School. August 2021.
  • Martinez D, Wabha, A., et.al. Crazy About Chorea. Clinical Conundrum Mini-Platform. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual National Conference. July 2020. Abstract published on PHM20’s Abstract and Conundrum website, conference cancelled due to COVID-19.

Hobbies & Interests

During her downtime, Dr. Martinez loves exploring new playgrounds and restaurants with her family. She also enjoys reading, whipping up delicious baked treats, and indulging in some binge-worthy TV shows.

Medical School

  • McGovern Medical School, 2019

Internship/Residency

  • McGovern Medical School, 2023

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Dr. Martinez is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Locations

Pearland Clinic

2515 Business Center Drive,
Pearland, TX 77584

Get Directions 713-442-7200

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