Claudia H Martin, MD


  • Specialty: Neurological Surgery
  • Sub Specialties: Neuro-Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Brain & Spine Tumors, Carpal Tunnel, Herniated Disc, Hydrocephalus, Spine Disorders, Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Languages: English, German, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Female


Dr. Martin is certified by the American Board of Neurosurgeons and has been in neurosurgical practice in Portland since 2001. In addition to her residency, she completed a brain tumor fellowship at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital where she was part of the team developing the intraoperative MRI. She also completed a research fellowship at the National institutes of Health investigating the molecular basis of pituitary tumors.

She was awarded a Harvard CIMIT grant to investigate the treatment of intracranial tumors by laser therapy.

Prior to entering the field of neurosurgery, she worked as a professional violinist being part of a violin-piano duo and a member of the Canadian String Quartet; Artists in Residence in Ontario.

Sub Specialties: Neuro-Oncology, Spine, Hydrocephalus, Peripheral Nerve

Clinical interests: Brain and Spine Tumors, Spinal stenosis, disc herniations, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Carpal Tunnel, Ulnar neuropathy

Education and Certification

  • Undergraduate: McGill University - Montreal, Canada
  • Medical School: McGill University - Montreal, Canada
  • Residency: Harvard University
  • Residency: Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT
  • Internship: Yale University
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard University - Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Harvard University
  • Fellowship: National Institute of Health

Personal Interests

Hiking, Music

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: Cascadian Neurosurgery

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Cascadian Neurosurgery
    • 2456 NW Northrup St Suite 1A
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503 222-1224
    • Fax: 503 222-1209

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
    • 1015 NW 22nd Ave.
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503-413-7711
    • Toll-Free: 1-800-733-9959