Consultant Profile

Professor Martin Wiselka

Professor Martin Wiselka MB, BCh, MA, MD, PhD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Infectious diseases
    • Tropical medicine
Special clinical interests:

All infections including tropical and travel medicine, travel advice and screening, tuberculosis, hepatitis, HIV and post viral fatigue.

Research interests:

Hepatitis C. Respiratory virus infections. Urinary tract infections. Meningitis. HIV. Antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Leicester

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians of London
British Infection Society(Honorary Secretary)
Society for General Microbiology
British HIV Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Spire Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax:
0116 272 9009
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Wiselka qualified from Oxford University in 1982 and trained at the John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham, The Regional Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine in Manchester and the University of Leicester as a Wellcome Trust Fellow. He published an MD thesis on respiratory virus infections and a PhD thesis on E.coli adhesins.
Dr Wiselka was appointed Consultant in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1992 and Honorary Senior Lecturer, at the University of Leicester. His current clinical and research interests include respiratory virus infections, meningitis, antimicrobial and antiviral chemotherapy, hepatitis C and HIV infection. He has become increasingly involved in medico-legal medicine and is on the Register of Expert Witnesses.
Dr Wiselka's clinical practice includes acute general medicine and all aspects of infection including skin and soft tissue infections, chest and urinary tract infections, meningitis/septicaemia, TB, hepatitis, HIV post viral fatigue and travel/tropical medicine.

Personal profile:

Dr Wiselka has found that his specialty continues to be challenging and Leicester's multicultural community and their enthusiasm for travel ensures an interesting and varied spectrum of disease. He enjoys travel and the opportunity to pursue his work in foreign countries. His other interests include playing the violin, swimming and spending time with the family.

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Professor Martin Wiselka

Professor Martin Wiselka General medicine Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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