• College - University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois 1972-1976 
    Bachelor of Science in L.A.S. 
    Major- Biology; Minor- Physics & Chemistry
  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 1976-1980 
    Doctor of Medicine

Professional Training

  • Externship - University of Miami - Jackson Memorial 1979 
    Hospital, Miami, Florida 
  • Internship - State University of New York 1980-1981 
    Millard Filmore Hospital 
    Childrens Hospital, Buffalo, New York 
    Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Residency Rush - Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center 1981-1984
    Chicago, Illinois 
    Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Preceptorships - 
    Dr. Michael Baggish, Syracuse, New York 1991 
    Intrauterine YAG Laser / Laser Surgery of the Lower Genital Tract 

    Drs. Camran and Farr Nezhat, 1992 
    Atlanta, Georgia 
    Individualized tutorial on Operative Laser Laparoscopy 

    Dr. Richard Reid, Southfield, Michigan 1996 
    Vulvodynia, Flash Lamp Excited Dye Laser, 
    CO2 Laser Microsurgical Resection of Bartholin's Glands, 
    Reconstructive Surgical Flaps, 
    CO2 Laser treatment of diseases of Lower Genital Tract. 

    Dr. John Miklos, Atlanta, Georgia 1999 
    Laparoscopic Burch Colposuspension, Paravaginal Repair 

    Dr. Timothy McKinney, Somerdale, New Jersey 2000 
    Tension-free Vaginal Tape, 
    Laparoscopic Pelvic Floor Reconstruction

Professional Experience

  • Solo Practice 
    Advanced Women's Health Care 1/2005 - present 
    New England Center for Endometriosis 
    308 U.S. Route One 
    Scarborough, Maine 04074
  • Group Practice State Street Ob & Gyn 12/1998 - 12/2004 
    148 State Street 
    Portland, Maine 04101
  • Group Practice Medical Associates 11/1995 - 11/1998 
    N14 W23900 Stoneridge Drive 
    Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188
  • Solo Practice Martin L. Robbins, M.D., P.A. 6/1989 - 10/1995 
    8740 N. Kendall Drive # 214 
    Miami, Florida 33176
  • Group Practice Davenport, Salkind, Gluck & Robbins, M.D.'s, P.A. 7/1984 - 5/1989
    8950 N. Kendall Drive #514 
    Miami, Florida 33176

Hospital Appointments

  • Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine 12/1998 - present
         Bramhall and Scarborough Campuses

Professional Postions Held

Baptist Hospital of Miami

  • Assistant Chairman of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1994 - 1995
  • Chairman of Gynecologic Endoscopy Committee
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Center Advisory Committee
  • Quality Assurance Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Gynecologic Sub-Tissue Committee

Waukesha Memorial Hospital

  • Quality Assurance Committee

Medical Associates

  • Chairman of Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997 - 11/1998
  • Council of Department Chairs 1997 - 11/1998
  • Board of Directors 1997 - 1998
  • Quality Assurance Committee 1996 - 11/1998
  • Medical Affairs and Physician Credentialing - 1998

University of New England 12/1998 - 12/2004

  • Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Resident Education for ObGyn
  • Division of Clinical Affairs / College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Associations

  • Endometriosis Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Board Certified
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • New England Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Maine Medical Association


  • Outcomes Investigator - LAVH Outcomes for Current and New Users of Ultrasonic
    Laparoscopic Coagulating Shears (LCS): Comparison with Mechanical Stapler.
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery 1995 - 1996
  • Field-Tested new Hysteroscopy Equipment for Circon 1994 -1995


  • Instructor for Gynecare on the DIVA Power Morcellator & Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Instructor for Ultracision and Ethicon on the Harmonic Scalpel - LCS/Laparosonic Coagulating Shears
  • Excision of Endometriosis with the Laparosonic Coagulating Shears (LCS) - Video 
    This was presented at both the:
    AAGL 27th Annual Meeting
    International Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy
    Atlanta, November 10-15, 1998
    54th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
    16th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility
    San Francisco, October 4-9, 1998
  • 1995 Management of Menopause 
    Interview for CNBC TV
  • 1993 Alternatives to Hysterectomy 
    Baptist Hospital of Miami, Fla. 
    Women's Resource Center
  • 1992 Endoscopic Surgery 
    Videotape developed for Baptist Hospital, Miami, Fla. 
    Community Outreach Program
  • 1992 The Safe Use of the Resectoscope 
    Baptist Hospital, Miami, Fla. 
    Operating Room Staff In-service
  • 1999 The Safe Use of the Resectoscope / Hysteroscopy 
    Mercy Hospital, Portland, Maine 
    Operating Room Staff In-service
  • 2001 Excision of Endometriosis 
    Interview for Fox News TV
  • 2001 The Safe Use of the Resectoscope / Hysteroscopy 
    Brighton Medical Center, Portland, Maine 
    Operating Room Staff In-service


  • Surgical Management of Endometriosis - text book edited by David B. Redwine, M.D., 
    Published 2004 Martin Dunitz, Taylor & Francis Group 
    Chapter 10. "Harmonic scalpel excision of endometriosis", pages 137-148. Martin L. Robbins, M.D.
  • Reviewer for the Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Robbins and Sunshine, "Metastatic Carcinoid diagnosed by Laparoscopic Excision of Pelvic Endometriosis," J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 7(2):251-253, 2000.
  • Robbins, "Excision of Endometriosis using the Laparosonic Coagulating Shears," 
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 6(2):199-203, 1999. 
    · (This article is part of course material for Ethicon)
  • Robbins, "Gallstones Presenting as a Cul-De-Sac Mass," 
    Obstetrics and Gynecology. May, 1998.
  • Robbins and Ferland, "Laparoscopic Assisted Hysterectomy Using the 
    Laparosonic Coagulating Shears," 
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 2(3):339-343, 1995. 
    · (This article was chosen to be the Lead Article for Ultracision, and is part of course material for Ethicon)
  • Robbins, "Lysis of Adhesions with the Four - Channel Hysteroscope," 
    J Gynecol Surg 11:7, 1995.

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