Care Team: Dr. Toma
Christine Martinez joined Muir Orthopaedic Specialists in February 2013. She primarily works with Dr. Louay Toma in general orthopedics with an emphasis on hip and knee replacement. She assists in surgery and also provides thorough care and education to patients.
Christine has been working as an orthopedic PA since 2007, assisting in total knee and hip replacements and knee and shoulder arthroscopy. Since 2008, she has focused on patient care in the clinic and assisting in shoulder arthroscopy for difficult rotator cuff repairs and shoulder instability, as well as total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacements. She brings a wealth of experience to Muir Orthopaedic Specialists. Christine obtained her master's degree in physician assistant practice from the University of Southern California in 2004. Originally from the Bay Area, she received her Bachelor of Science in human development from UC Davis.
Christine played sports throughout her academic career and has great respect for orthopedic medicine. She enjoys spending time with her family and continues to stay active with CrossFit exercise, volleyball, and dance.
"Christine was very kind and explained the hip replacement to be done by Dr. Toma so we could understand. Very knowledgeable. Took her time and answered our questions. Very pleased!" — Kathy