Professor Martin Wiselka

Professor Martin Wiselka

General Medicine


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My 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.

I 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.

I published an MD thesis on respiratory virus infections and a PhD thesis on E.coli adhesins.

I was appointed Consultant in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 1992 and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

My current clinical and research interests include respiratory virus infections, meningitis, antimicrobial and antiviral chemotherapy, hepatitis C and HIV infection. I have become increasingly involved in medico-legal medicine and am on the Register of Expert Witnesses.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Martin Wiselka at Spire include:

General medicine

Other treatments

  • Infectious diseases
  • Tropical medicine

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Additional information

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.

BM BCh / University of Oxford / 1982
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MA / University of Cambridge / 1983
Master of Arts

MD / University of Leicester / 1991
Doctor of Medicine

PhD / University of Leicester / 1995

FRCP / London / 1999
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians of London

British Infection Society (Honorary Secretary)

Society for General Microbiology

British HIV Association

Consultant in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Leicester

I have found that my specialty continues to be challenging and Leicester's multicultural community and their enthusiasm for travel ensures an interesting and varied spectrum of disease. I enjoy travel and the opportunity to pursue my work in foreign countries. My other interests include playing the violin, swimming and spending time with the family.

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