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A Different Kind of War Zone

Ex-Army surgeon Matthew Martin, MD, puts his training to work in a New York coronavirus hot spot

When Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, trauma surgeon Matthew Martin, MD, heard the Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx was being inundated with COVID patients, he knew what he had to do. The retired Army trauma and critical care surgeon hopped a flight to New York and spent the next two weeks caring for the sickest of the sick in the hospital’s ICU.

Click here to read about the challenges Dr. Martin faced and what advice he has now that he’s back in San Diego.

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