About Dr. Dolan

Photograph of Dr. Martin Dolan

Dr. Martin Dolan
Harvard Vanguard
Medical Associates
133 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-3904

Dr. Martin M. Dolan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Dolan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.


Dr. Dolan attended Harvard University where he graduated cum laude with a degree in biological sciences. While at Harvard, Dr. Dolan was a four year varsity letter winner in lacrosse where he won an Ivy League Championship and was an NCAA quarter finalist, 5th ranked nationally. He was named a New England Collegiate All-Star in his senior season.

Dr. Dolan attended medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and received awards in general and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Dolan completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, which was recently named the top hospital in the country for orthopedic surgery by U.S. News and World Report. He then went on to complete accredited fellowships at Harvard Medical School in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Children’s Hospital, Boston, and the Harvard Combined Upper Extremity Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General, and Children’s Hospitals in Boston.

Teaching & Publications

Dr. Dolan is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School where he serves as an Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery.  He actively participates in teaching of medical students, orthopedic and plastic surgery residents, and hand surgery fellows. He has been published in several major peer-reviewed medical journals, and has co-authored chapters in major orthopedic texts. To review a copy of his curriculum vitae click here.

Special Interests

Dr. Dolan treats disorders of the hand, wrist, and elbow. His special interests include the care of athletes and musicians. A former jazz and rock drummer, Dr. Dolan continues to pursue his musical interests in guitar and piano. Originally from New York, he currently resides in Boston.