Arthur Thomas Martella III, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

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Arthur Thomas Martella III, MD

About Arthur Thomas Martella III, MD

Arthur Martella, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon caring for patients with disorders of the chest, including the heart, lungs, esophagus and chest wall.  He performs coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), aortic and mitral valve procedures as well as pulmonary lobectomy and esophagectomy. Dr. Martella has used da Vinci robot-guided surgical techniques for cardiac and thoracic procedures for over 15 years.  

Dr. Martella earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his surgical residency at the Montefiore Medical Center Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York, and a cardiothoracic surgery residency at the University of Rochester, also in New York. Throughout his career, Dr. Martella has served as a clinical professor, medical director and chief of cardiothoracic surgery. He serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Professional Education Advisory Board for Johnson & Johnson.

Dr. Martella is committed to providing compassionate care for every patient using the least invasive approach.

When he’s not in the operating room, Dr. Martella stays active with tennis, traveling with family and learning about wine. Originally from Philadelphia, his favorite part about living and working in Virginia is the people.


Medical: Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore
Fellowship: University of Rochester

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery-Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery


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