Raymond Martins joined Whitman-Walker in February 2008 as Chief Medical Officer. Originally from Connecticut, he came to Washington, D.C., for medical school at The George Washington University, where he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and primary care. During that time, he had continuity clinics in many of the city's community health centers, including La Clinica del Pueblo and Bread for the City. After completing a chief residency, Martins practiced HIV and general internal medicine at private practices in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va., and remained active in teaching Georgetown and GWU medical students and residents.
Martins received a bachelor's degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of Connecticut and a medical degree from The George Washington University. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received the 2003 GWU School of Medicine Gala Honor and the 2003 Jorge C. Rios, M.D. Award for excellence in internal medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and has a focused interest in HIV, LGBT health and medical education.