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News Welcome Dr. Rafael Martinez, Emergency Medicine!

Rafael Martinez, DO
Joins the Great Falls Clinic Hospital Emergency Department

Rafael Martinez, DO

July 6, 2020 – The Great Falls Clinic is pleased to welcome Rafael Martinez, DO, Emergency Medicine, to the Great Falls Clinic and to our ER team. Dr. Martinez will join Drs. Kevin McCafferty, Todd Harper, Todd Gianarelli, Chad Cochran, Robert Blair, PA Tim Sinton and NP Eric Sievers to expand emergency services offered at the Great Falls Clinic.

Dr. Martinez began serving in the US Navy in 2001 and during that time attended Naval Submarine School and graduated number one in his class. He then continued on in the Navy as the Navigation Electronic Technician for the USS Portsmouth SSN707. From 2004 to 2005, Dr. Martinez attended the Officer Candidate Naval Science Institute and from 2005 to 2008 he was an Officer Candidate in the NROTC program through Jacksonville University. He then became a Commissioned Officer in the US Navy before moving on to complete his medical education.

Dr. Martinez received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2014. He then completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, Arizona in 2017. After finishing his residency, he made the move to Great Falls, Montana where he began practicing as a Hospitalist physician at a local hospital. Dr. Martinez then received a special opportunity to complete a fellowship in Emergency Medicine which was his true passion. Dr. Martinez completed his fellowship in Emergency Medicine at Alteon Health in Henderson Kentucky in 2020. In his spare time, Dr. Martinez enjoys skiing, hiking and camping.

Dr. Martinez is excited to return to the community of Great Falls to offer his knowledge and support in emergency medicine to the Great Falls Clinic and to the community.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Martinez to our team.

About the Great Falls Clinic:

In 1917, four visionary medical leaders opened a world-class comprehensive health care center, with an integrated team of specialists and a personal approach to wellness—far from an urban center. Today, the Clinic is Montana’s largest independent group of physicians, providing the greater Great Falls area with a vast range of health services: diverse specialty medical clinics, a warm and caring hospital, urgent care clinics, family practice, vision services, and a surgical center.

As a provider-led organization, the Clinic is committed to recruiting the most contemporary medical staff, harnessing the power of the latest medical technologies, continually striving for advancement, and above all, working as a team to meet the health needs of the 225,000 residents living in our 17 local counties.

The Great Falls Clinic is committed to improving the health and wellness of our community by providing the best healthcare possible. To schedule an appointment with a primary care provider or specialist, please call 406.454.2171

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