Gilbert Martinez, PhDDr. Martinez is a founding partner at South Texas Neuropsychology and has been in independent practice since 1999. He is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas, and clinical neuropsychologist in Louisiana.  With respect to education, after earning a bachelor's degree in psychology and zoology from the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Martinez earned Masters’ and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Houston-University Park, and was awarded the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Award in Clinical Psychology by the National Institutes of Health during his graduate training.  He completed much of his clinical and research training in the Department of Neurology at Baylor Medical School and the Veterans Administration System in Houston, as well as the Del Oro Institute for Rehabilitation, the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Southeast Memorial Hospital, and the Transitional Learning Center Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program in Galveston.  Dr. Martinez completed his internship/residency training in the Departments of Allied Health Sciences and Psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.  His postdoctoral training was completed in the Department of Neuropsychology of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Northwest Rehabilitation Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. 

Since 1999, Dr. Martinez has focused on providing neuropsychological clinical and consulting services in diverse service settings, providing and supervising comprehensive inpatient and outpatient assessment and intervention outpatient services for adults and children with a broad range of neurological and mental disorders.  During his career, Dr. Martinez has also maintained clinical staff appointments with various hospital systems throughout the San Antonio area, including CRISTUS Santa Rosa Northwest Rehabilitation Hospital, the Nix Health Care System, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio, Mentis Neurorehabilitation/NeuroRestorative San Antonio, and as Medical Director of Neuropsychology Services at Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital/Post-Acute Medical.  He has also previously served as the primary neuropsychological consultant for the Easter Seals Brain Injury Vocational Rehabilitation program and has previously maintained extended neuropsychology service contracts with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. 

Dr. Martinez has also served as an oral examiner of doctoral level licensing candidates in neuropsychology for the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and supervises students from various graduate programs along several stages of training.  He has also been involved in clinical and pharmaceutical research exploring the efficacy of medical and psychological interventions for conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Martinez is routinely appointed by the court as a neuropsychologist expert in civil and criminal matters, including personal injury, competency, and federal and state capital murder cases.  He is also a long-standing member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, and American Psychology-Law Society, and an inducted Board Certified member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.  In the past he has been invited to speak locally on topics to include Alzheimer's disease, neuropsychological assessment of children, brain injury rehabilitation, dementia, and neuropsychological testing of Spanish-speaking subjects, among others.  

Dr. Martinez is a native of San Antonio and his family originates from northern Mexico.  He is married and has three children.  He is fluent in Spanish, and he has been very active in developing and providing clinical neuropsychological services for individuals whose primary language is Spanish.  Dr. Martinez has also previously served as president of the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, a multinational organization that serves to promote the interest of neuropsychology with Spanish-speaking persons.