Dr Siseko Martin
Dr Siseko Martin started his tertiary studies in 1993 at the University of Fort Hare, where he completed a BSc degree in 1996 and an BSc Honours in Microbiology in 1997. Thereafter he was accepted as a medical student at MEDUNSA where he obtained an MBChB degree in 2001.
Dr Martin did his internship in Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth, and community service at Cecilia Makhiwane Hospital, Mdantsane, East London. He went back to Livingstone Hospital and worked as a medical officer in orthopaedics and in ICU between January 2004 until June 2005. He then specialised in Medical Microbiology at Stellenbosch University. During his residency he obtained a Diploma In Tropical Medicine (DTM & H) from WITS University (2008). He successfully passed the FCPath (Microbiology) SA – examinations in 2009 and also completed his MMED (Medical Microbiology) Stellenbosch at the end of 2010.
He joined Pathcare shortly thereafter and currently Dr Martin is working as a Clinical Microbiologist Specialist for PathCare Laboratories in Port Elizabeth
He is involved in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control, and conducts weekly ward rounds in the ICUs of the private hospitals in Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage. He actively participate in the academic meetings of these hospitals and frequently do CPD presentations on the topics of infectious diseases and antimicrobial usage.
PathCare, Drs Hofmeyr, Kasongo and Partners, Life St George's Hospital, Ground Floor, 40A Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Drs Hofmeyr, Kasongo & Partners, Netcare Greenacres Hospital, 2nd Floor, Room 205, Cnr Cape and Rochelle Road, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
PathCare, Drs Hofmeyr, Kasongo and Partners, Life Mercantile Hospital, Suite 240, 2nd Floor, Cnr Kepston and Durban Road, Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape