Bio

Bio


Dr. Martella is a fellowship-trained radiation oncologist and a clinical assistant professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

His clinical interests include gynecologic, breast, thoracic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and central nervous system cancers. His experience encompasses the full range of radiotherapy techniques, including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), CyberKnife radiosurgery, eye plaque brachytherapy, and prostate and gynecologic high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy.

Dr. Martella is dedicated to improving the quality of care and the patient experience. He deeply values a close relationship with his patients and their loved ones. He feels that each patient experiences healthcare in a unique and individual way. By recognizing and responding to those individual needs Dr. Martella provides a truly patient-centered experience. He has helped conduct research into noninvasive deep brain stimulation and chromosomal topography,and published on the topic of treating rectal cancer without radiation. He also was the primary contributing author of chapters in the book First Aid for the United States Medical Licensing Examination.

Dr. Martella has delivered presentations at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. Topics include chemotherapy and radiotherapy in endometrial cancer.

Among the honors for scholarship that Dr. Martella has received, he graduated first in his class at Duke University School of Medicine. He was also elected during medical school into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Martella’s community service has included a position on the board of directors of Camp Good Days and Special Times, a nonprofit organization that provides services for children who have cancer, have a parent or sibling with cancer, or have lost a parent or sibling to the disease. He has served on several leadership roles and has a deep dedication to furthering diversity and inclusion throughout the healthcare system.

Clinical Focus


  • Radiation Oncology

Academic Appointments


Professional Education


  • Residency: Duke University Hospital Radiation Oncology Program (2019) NC
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Ob/Gyn Residency (2015) MA
  • Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine (2014) NC

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