J. True Martin, M.D.—Adult Neurologist, Disability Evaluating Physician, and Senior Partner at Tallahassee Neurological Clinic—received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University Medical School in 1976, followed by his internship and residency also at Vanderbilt. From 1978–1980, he was named Chief Resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed a neuromuscular Fellowship while directing the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at the Medical Center. Dr. Martin was selected as one of two neurologists in the United States to do post-graduate research with Sir Morgan Hughes at Queen’s Square in London, England. Currently, the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical School presents an annual “James True Martin Award” to the Resident who has demonstrated superior academic skills and compassionate concern for patients.
Dr. Martin became board certified in 1981 by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology after setting the national curve on the In-Service Training and Continuing Self-Assessment examination in neurology given by the Board. In 2003, Dr. Martin also became certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Dr. Martin currently serves as Examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification exam. He is also a contributor of neurology questions for the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners certification exam.