David W. Martin, MD, FACS

David MartinVice President, Medical Affairs, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital

Dr. David Martin was named Vice President, Medical Affairs at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin in 2013 and at Ascension Seton Southwest Hospital in 2015. Prior to that, he was Chief Medical Officer at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, a position he held since 2007.

A board certified general surgeon, Dr. Martin held a number of administrative positions previous to that, serving St. David’s Georgetown Hospital as Vice President of Medical Staff and Chairman of the Department of Surgery.

Prior to establishing his surgical practice in Round Rock, Dr. Martin gained academic, clinical, and leadership experience with the U.S. Armed Forces. At the Darnall Army Community Hospital, he served as Chief of the General Surgery Service and Trauma Director following service as a Commander and Staff Surgeon. In 1996-97, Dr. Martin was Deputy Commander of Clinical Service for a Combat Service Hospital in Tuzla, Bosnia.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.

Dr. Martin completed his surgical internship and residency training at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. He is the recipient of numerous military and scholastic honors, and has published articles in medical journals covering a range of surgical topics.