Dr Susie Martin has acquired an extensive education and experience in the medical field. Firstly, Susie qualified in dentistry in 1991 from Kings College London. Following this she worked in hospital dentistry for a short time before becoming qualified and working in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
Susie then became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in dental surgery in 1994, and graduated from Kings College London again in 1998 – this time in medicine.
Susie went on to work within NHS England in South East London and began her GP training there before moving to Edinburgh with her young family and completing her training in 2005.
Having initially trained as a dentist and surgeon, Susie has an interest in minor surgery and Head and Neck problems. Susie has also developed an interest in Women’s Health and fits implants and coils and gives advice on all aspects of contraception.
Dr Martin is currently the Chair of the Government Advisory Committee into post diagnostic support in dementia, as well as being an instructor for advanced life support and a member of the resuscitation council.
Susie has always found general practice rewarding and genuinely enjoys the variety this role brings to both her work and her day. The ability and opportunity to build relationships with her patients is an aspect of her job that she thoroughly enjoys.
When Susie’s not at work, she’s a keen golfer and runner. She also plays bridge and has been known to frequent archery ranges.
“I needed a quick appointment as I was leaving for America. The doctor listened and allayed any concerns. It was a pleasure to talk to a doctor who wasn't watching the clock and not paying attention to me. I left confident that if a problem arose I would be able to deal with it until I arrived home. The experience left me feeling confident and positive.”View more testimonials