Dr Martina NiChonghaile

Senior Staff Specialist

MB BCh BAO, FCICM, MD, FFA RCSI, MSc (Anaes), DIBICM, PG Dip Echo

 

Martina graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway in 1997. She was admitted by Fellowship to the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland in 2001 and completed her specialist training in Anaesthesia in Ireland in 2007. During this time she completed a Masters of Medical Science in Anaesthesia. She was awarded a Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2009 for her thesis based on research carried out at NUI Galway from 2004-2006. She moved to Australia in 2008 and was admitted as a Fellow to the College of Intensive Care Medicine in 2009. She has been working as a staff specialist in Intensive Care at Geelong since 2010.

 

Her areas of interest include Safety and Quality of care delivery, Rapid Response Systems and the Deteriorating Patient, ECMO and Echocardiography. She is a member of the Deteriorating Patient Committee, Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and Central Venous Catheter Working Group.

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Head of ECMO

Martina is the Head of the UHG ICU ECMO service, the 2nd largest adult ECMO program in Victoria.