Jessica L. Martinolich, MD

Jessica Martinolich, MD

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Dr. Jessica Martinolich is a board certified general and colorectal surgeon with General Physician, PC in partnership with UBMD Surgery. She specializes in diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus, with a special interest in disorders of the pelvic floor. Dr. Martinolich is trained in minimally invasive techniques including robotic, laparoscopic, and transanal surgery, in addition to traditional open surgery.


  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Colonoscopies


  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County and University of Illinois
  • Residency, General Surgery, Albany Medical College
  • Doctor of Medicine, Albany Medical College
  • Bachelor of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Magna cum Laude


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons


  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Albany Medical College, 2019
  • Silver Scalpel Teaching Award, Albany Medical College, 2017
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Albany Medical College, 2013, 2017


  • Mounsey, Martinolich J, Olutola T, Stain SC, Tafen M. “Minimally invasive management of traumatic biliary fistula in the setting of gastric bypass.” BMJ Case Reports, 2021 Apr 12;14(4)
  • Malizia R, Martinolich J, Fitz N, Tewari P, Williams K, Ata A, Valerian B, Canete JJ, Chrismark AD, Mckenna DP, Stain SC, Lee EC. Management of non-operative diverticulitis: is surgical admission always best? The American Surgeon, 2020 Sep 23;87(2)
  • Choi K, Martinolich J, Cenete JJ, Valerian B, Chrismark AD, Lee EC. “Elective laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis — an updated look at recurrence after surgery.” Journal Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2020 Feb 24;2
  • Martinolich J, Bhakta A, Croasdale DR, Chismark AD, Valerian B, Canete JJ, Lee EC. “Management of Diverticular Fistulas: Outcomes of 111 Consecutive Cases at a Single Institution.” Journal Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2018 Sep;84(9)
  • Martinolich J, Midura D, Benton M, Ata A, Stain SC, Beyer TD. “Hypertriglyceridemia-induced pancreatitis: a case series of 56 cases at one institution.” The American Surgeon, 2018 Sep;84(9)

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