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St. Joseph Hospital Names James S. Martin, MD, FACEP, Medical Director at Milford Medical Center


St. Joseph Hospital has named James S. Martin, MD, FACEP as Medical Director of Milford Medical Center. Dr. Martin is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and has been a member of the St. Joseph Hospital Medical Staff since 1991. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Martin became Department Chair of Emergency Medicine in 2002, and served as the Hospital’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Director from 2000 through 2014. From 2012 to 2014 Dr. Martin served as President of the St. Joseph Hospital Medical Staff.

While serving as the hospital’s Medical Director for the Emergency Department (ED), he worked in collaboration with the nursing staff to advance the level of care provided to patients in the ED. He also collaborated with other hospital departments in the development of policies and procedures used both in the Emergency Department and hospital-wide. He played a key role in the development and design of the new Emergency Department, which opened in 2014.

Dr. Martin worked diligently to bridge practice, between the pre-hospital environment and the Emergency Department. He has served at the State level as a member of the EMS Medical Control Board that oversees EMS throughout the State. Through the years he has been a strong advocate for advancing EMS through education and was instrumental in the development and advancement of State-wide protocols for the pre-hospital providers.

Milford Medical Center’s trained, dedicated, and diverse staff provides urgent care services 12-hours a day, 365 days of the year. The Center is located at 442 Nashua Street in Milford. For more information about the programs and services offered at Milford Medical Center visit


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