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Martin Martin, MD


Martin Gabriel Martin, MD

UCLA Physician Martin Gabriel  Martin, MD specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Language Spoken
English, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 825-0867 Clinic appointment
(310) 794-5532 Office
Fax Number
(310) 206-0203
Email Address
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor

UCLA Children's Health Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 265
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Pediatrics/Gastroenterology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1988 - 1992
Pediatrics, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1986 - 1988
Pediatrics, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1985 - 1986
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1985
General Gastroenterology, Liver Transplantation
Department Affiliation
Provider, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Research Interest
Pediatric Diarrheal Disorders, Enteroendocrine Cell Development, Neurogenin-3, Intestinal Stem Cells
  1. Kahana, D., Martín, M.G., 2008. Development of Gastrointestinal Function. Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, 6th Edition, Chapter 1. American Academy of Pediatrics.
  2. Martín, M.G. and Wright, E.M., 2008. Disorders of Epithelial Transport in the Small Intestine–Textbook of Gastroenterology, 5th edition. Editors: Yamada, T.; Alpers, D.H., Laine, L. Owyang, C., Powell, D.W.
  3. Martín, M.G. and Wright, E.M., 2008. Congenial intestinal transport defects – Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease Textbook. 5th edition. Editors: Walker, W.A., Goulet, O., Kleinman, R.A., Sherman, P.M., Schneider, B.L., Sanderson, I.R.
  4. Kahana, D., Ulshen, M.H., Martín, M.G., 2007. Carbohydrate Absorption and Malabsorption. Nutrition in Pediatrics, 4th Edition, Chapter 61. Editors: Walker, W.A.
  5. Ohsie, S., Gerney, G., Gui, D., Kahana, D., Martín, M.G., Cortina, G. 2009 A paucity of colonic enteroendocrine and/or enterochromaffin cells characterizes a subset of patients with chronic unexplained diarrhea/malabsorption. Hum Pathology. 40(7):1006-14.
  6. Cortina G., Burge, C.N., Farmer, D.G., Bhuta, S., Treem, W.R., Hill, I.D., Martín, M.G. 2007. Enteroendocrine cell dysgenesis and malabsorption, a histopathological and immunohistochemical characterization. Human Pathology. 38(4):570-80.
  7. Wang, J., Cortina, G., Wu, S.V., Tran, R., Cho, J.-H., Bailey, T. J., Jamrich, M., Tsai, M.-J., Ament, M.E., Treem, W.R., Hill, I.D., Vargas, J. H., Farmer, D.G., Reyen, L., Martín, M.G. 2006. Mutant Neurogenin-3 in Congenital Malabsorptive Diarrhea. New England Journal of Medicine. 355; 3: 270-280.
  8. Martín, M.G., Turk, E., Lostao, M.P., Kerner, C., Wright, E.M. 1996. Defects in Na+/glucose cotransporter (SGLT1) trafficking and function cause glucose-galactose malabsorption. Nature Genetics 12:216-220.
  9. Martín, M.G., Lostao, M.P., Turk, E., Lam, J.T., Kreman, M. Wright, E.M. 1997. Compound missense mutations in sodium/D-glucose cotransporter (SGLT1) results in trafficking defects. Gastroenterology 112:1206-1212.
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