Christy Martinez, MD, Board Certified in Family Medicine is the newest member of the medical staff at South Peninsula Hospital and Homer Medical Center. Better known to local residents by her maiden name Walkden, Christy was born at South Peninsula Hospital, raised in Homer, and graduated from Homer High School in 2001.
Dr. Martinez attended University of Washington Medical School and completed her residency at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in California. She is practicing the full spectrum of family medicine at Homer Medical Center, but enjoys adolescent health care and has additional training in chemical dependencies and substance abuse. She, her husband and 4 month old son moved to Homer this summer to be closer to her parents and siblings, particularly her sister Ivy Betts, RN, who is the department manager of the hospital’s Home Health services.