Consultant Profile

Dr Clifford Leen

Dr Clifford Leen MB ChB, MD(Ed), FRCP(Ed), FRCP(Lon)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • General medicine
    • Infectious diseases
Special clinical interests:
Hepatitis C
Research interests:
Antibiotics, antivirals.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Consultant Physician, Infectious Diseases, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Infection Society
British Society for Immunology
Infectious Disease Society of America
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 537 2841
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:
I qualified in Edinburgh and trained in infectious diseases in Edinburgh, Manchester and London before taking up the post of consultant in the regional infectious diseases unit based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. I am also a part-time senior lecturer in medicine at Edinburgh University.

Referrals to my clinic include patients with infection, including hepatitis C infection, infection related problems and patients with recurrent or chronic infections. My research interests include the evaluation of antiviral drug resistance, the management of opportunistic infections and the evaluation of anti-infectives. I am the lead clinician for clinical research in the regional infectious diseases unit in Edinburgh.

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Dr Clifford Leen

Dr Clifford Leen General medicine Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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