Richard Martin, M.D., M.A.

Richard  Martin
  • Professor
  • West Michigan Rheumatology PLLC
  • 1155 East Paris SE, Suite 100
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • 616-459-8088


A native of New Jersey, earned his B.S. degree at the University of Michigan, and M.D. at Michigan State College of Human Medicine. He completed an internship at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI, his residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester, New York, and a Fellowship in Rheumatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Subsequently at Michigan State University, he earned a M.A. in Educational Psychology & Instructional Design and completed a 3 year Clinical Epidemiology post-doctoral fellowship. He founded the West Michigan Rheumatology in 1991. His research has focused on evaluating emerging therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, raynauds and scleroderma as well as developing decision aids for patients considering biologics.

Additional information on West Michigan Rheumatology PLLC web site.


Medical School: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN