Dr. Martinez is a graduate of Harvard University and attended medical school at UC San Diego. He completed training in Psychiatry at the UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program and in Addiction Psychiatry at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He is board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.
His interests include psychosocial Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs), the use of technology in addiction treatment, and cultural issues in behavioral health treatment. In his free time, he has developed products for behavioral health treatment, including a nutritional supplement, ALCOVITE, for alcohol related vitamin deficiencies and a Meditation CD for Anxiety and Stress that uses guided imagery, mindfulness, and meditation.