Buffalo, New York

Jessica L. Martinolich, MD

Jessica L. Martinolich, MD

Dr. Jessica L. Martinolich is a member of UBMD Surgery specializing in Colon & Rectal Surgery. Dr. Martinolich received her medical degree from Albany Medical College. She then completed her General Surgery Residency with Albany Medical Center and continued on with her Colon and Rectal Fellowship training at John H. Stroger Cook County Hospital and University at Illinois. Dr. Martinolich has received several teaching awards from Albany Medical Center and holds the title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Buffalo.


Dr. Martinolich treats the following conditions:
• Crohn’s disease
• Ulcerative colitis
• Diverticulitis
• Colon, rectal and anal cancers
• Hemorrhoids and anal fissures
• Perianal fistula
• Pelvic Floor Disorders*

Dr. Martinolich has received specialized training in minimally invasive robotic and laparoscopic surgical techniques to provide patients with a safe and effective approach to surgery. These techniques reduce the risks associated with surgery and a patient’s recovery time is often reduced significantly. She also performs colonoscopies at various hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the Buffalo area to provide convenience and accessibility to patients.

Dr. Martinolich is a member of the UBMD Center for Pelvic Health, a cohort of physicians and therapists focusing on diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders. The pelvic floor is the group of muscles forming a sling across the floor of the pelvis, holding the pelvic organs (bladder, urethra, intestines, and rectum; and in women the uterus, cervix, and vagina) in place so they can function correctly. Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD) occur when the pelvic muscles and connective tissue weaken or are injured. The most common types of PFDs include the following:

• Accidental Bowel Leakage
• Anal Sphincter Injury
• Chronic Constipation
• Obstructive Defecation
• Rectal Prolapse
• Pelvic Organ Prolapse
• Pelvic Pain
• Rectovaginal Fistula
• Urinary Incontinence; Urgency, Retention and Voiding Problems

Surgical Subspecialty


Contact UBMD Surgery for more information about Colorectal Surgery.  To schedule an appointment with Dr. Martinolich, please call 716-636-9004.