M. Martin, MD
Jane W. Hutchison, MD
M. Martin, md
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL.
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA.
Anesthesia, Henrietta Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
American Board of Anesthesia.
Academy of Pediatrics' Anesthesia Section, International Anesthesia
Research Society, American Society of Anesthesiology.
Born in Clayton, a small town in South
East Alabama, Leila Martin, inspired by a pediatrician friend of her
father�s, knew by her last year in High School that she wanted to
follow a career in medicine. With a BA in Chemistry and after
attaining her medical degree, Dr. Martin continued her post graduate
education at the University of Alabama in Birmingham where she
received a National Institutes of Health Fellowship in Infectious
Diseases. It was during this time that she was part of a research team
investigating the infertility effects of the Mycoplasma organism. The
team�s findings were subsequently published in several medical
In 1984 Dr. Martin was one of two attending anesthesiologists in a
procedure to separate conjoined twins. �It was one of the most
rewarding experiences of my life,� said Martin. �The twins both
survived the complex eight hour operation.� After eleven years with
Scottish Rite Children�s Medical Center, Dr. Martin was given the
opportunity to join a team of physicians forming the new surgical
department at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. �I had wanted to move to
the Highlands area for years, so this was a great opportunity,� said
Martin. �The hospital is unique in what it offers to the community,
and in turn the community is unique in its commitment and support of
In her free time, Dr. Martin enjoys painting, fly-fishing and family
time with her nieces and nephews at their family camp at Lake Burton.
Her vacations are usually spent in Africa, where she is a volunteer
with Integrity Worldwide, a Christian medical organization.
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