Robert Martinez is a veterinarian in the greater Oklahoma City area and a graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. During his time at K-State Dr. Martinez developed a great interest in zoo, aquatic, and exotic medicine.
Having gained valuable zoo and exotic experience through numerous externships, which include: Henry Doolry Zoo, Wildlife Safari, Sedgwick County Zoo, Rolling Hills Zoo, and Sunset Zoo. Dr. Martinez gained extensive training and experience in aquatic medicine through Wildlife Safari Workshop, AQUAVET I, and AQUAVET III.
Through these experiences he learned husbandry, water quality, disease, treatment, and disease prevention of aquatic species: ornamental fish, aquaculture fish, elasmobranches (sharks and rays), invertebrates, marine mammals, aquatic reptiles, and aquatic birds.
Dr. Martinez has a great interest and love of aquatic species and believes aquatic species deserve a high quality of care that is seen by our terrestrial small animals. currently Dr. Martinez is working towards become a Certified Aquatic Veterinarian through the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Martinez also has a desire to become boarded through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in Reptile and Amphibian medicine.