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Eric L. Martin, DO

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Facilities Southeast Primary Care - Cape
Groups Accepting First Option
Status Active
Undergraduate school Southeast Missouri State University, 2010
Undergraduate school Southeast Missouri State University, 2010
Medical school Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center, 2016
Residency Mercy Family Medicine, 2019
Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
Board certification

American Board of Family Medicine, Inc.


Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)


Dr. Martin takes a holistic approach to treating patients, using evidence-based medicine with a focus on preventative care to ensure that his patients stay ahead of any ailments they may encounter and catch disease early when the condition is more easily treated. He enjoys family medicine because of its wide scope of practice. His goal is to be accessible to patients when they need him and maintain a schedule that will accommodate anyone.

Dr. Martin says returning to Cape Girardeau is a perfect fit for him and his family. They delight in finding new parks to explore with their two children. He is a huge fan of the St. Louis Blues and also likes to play golf, racquetball, ultimate Frisbee and attend Southeast Missouri State University sporting events.


Did you know that nearly half of adults in the United States have some form of hypertension? And that only about one in four adults have their hypertension under control? SoutheastHEALTH primary care physician Dr. Eric Martin explains the importance of monitoring your blood pressure at home.

Did you know that when you're sick, antibiotics are not always the answer. SoutheastHEALTH primary care physician Eric Martin helps us understand when antibiotics are helpful and when they are not.