About our ENT Practice
The medical office of Dr. Felipe J. Martinez specializes in providing the best care for patients suffering with ear, nose, throat and allergy symptoms. Dr. Martinez first opened his practice in 1982.
Since the very first day, he and his staff have provided patients with unparalleled availability and service, appointments are even available for the same or following day in cases of emergency.
Everyone is bilingual and has unsurmounted experience that can be trusted. The three locations are conveniently located around South Florida and parking is easily accessible.
Dr. Felipe J. Martinez M.D., F.A.C.S.
The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Felipe J. Martinez is an Otolaryngologist who specializes in ear, nose, throat and allergy and has been practicing for more than 30 years. He attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School where his love for math and science opened the doors for his career in medicine. He began his college career at the University of Miami, where he graduated Cum Laude of his class. He continued his education at the University of Miami’s School of Medicine and completed his Residency in Otolaryngology at Jackson Memorial Hospital along with his Internship in General Surgery.
In 1983, he became board certified with the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and short thereafter became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Martinez has a true passion for medicine and his patients; his goal has always been to provide his patients with the upmost care.
Currently, Dr. Martinez is performing one of Otolaryngology’s ground breaking procedures, Balloon Sinuplasty, a minimally invasive procedure that is performed in the comfort of his office for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis. Dr. Martinez tirelessly pushes to stay on top of the latest technologies and the most efficient ways of testing and treating patients with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of allergy. He is a doctor dedicated to furthering his education in this field and is continuously attending conferences all over the United States to perfect his practice in medicine.
Dr. Martinez gets nominated annually for 'America’s Best Doctors'.
Dr. Martinez is affiliated with the following medical institutions, Doctors Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Hialeah Hospital and Bayside Ambulatory Center.
Association of Otolaryngology Administrators
American Academy of Balance Medicine
Ivonne Alonso joined Dr. Felipe J. Martinez’ office in April of 1996. Mrs. Alonso has played various roles in the day to day operations. Initially, as the Front Desk Receptionist, then promoted to Surgical Coordinator and lastly promoted two years ago to Practice Manager. She is responsible for the daily operations of the office, from staffing and scheduling to training staff members. Mrs. Alonso serves as the head of the human resource department and is an integral part of ensuring that all legal obligations are met within the office.
Mrs. Alonso has an Associate degree in Business Administration and an Associate degree in Biological Sciences. She is a member of the Association of Otolaryngology Administrators and the American Academy of Balance Medicine. Throughout her years of working with Dr. Felipe Martinez she has received multiple certifications – she is a Licensed Practical Nurse, certified in Balance Medicine Testing and Therapy, a iVNG Technician, a Licensed Medical Assistant, a Sleep Study Technician, ICD-10-CM/PCS certified and earned a BLS/CPR/AED with the American Heart Association.
Association of Otolaryngology Administrators
Cary Capote joined Dr. Felipe J. Martinez’ office in 2001. Ms. Capote began working as the Check-Out Receptionist and was promoted in 2007. As Surgical Coordinator, she serves as the primary staff liaison with all non-cosmetic surgery patients from initial physician recommendation for surgery until surgery is completed. Ms. Capote provides planning and service to patients and Dr. Martinez to facilitate the scheduling and performance of surgical procedures; she provides support paperwork and documentation to patients and maintains awareness of various HMO, PPO and insurance carrier restrictions to assure all necessary criteria are met prior to surgery.
Ms. Capote has Bachelor of Science in Primary Education from Barry University. She is a member of the Association of Otolaryngology Administrators and has received multiple certifications during her time at Dr. Martinez’ office – including HIPPA, ICD-10-CM/PCS and BLS/CPR/AED with the American Heart Association.