Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Drummond

Dr Mark Drummond MB ChB, PhD, FRCPath
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals
  • Haematology
    • Blood transfusion
    • Coagulation
    • Haematological oncology
Special clinical interests:

Dr Drummond’s interests include investigation and diagnosis of all blood count and haematological abnormalities. Treatment of anaemia, anticoagulation, and monitoring of blood disorders (including blood cancers) are offered in addition to management of most other haematological disorders. 

Research interests:

Myeloproliferative disorders, Myelodysplasia, Chronic Leukaemia.
Diagnosis of haematological conditions, in particular Blood Cancers.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Beatson Cancer Centre, Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Pathologists
British Society of Haematology
UK Myeloproliferative Disorders Clinical Studies Group
UK Myelodysplastic Syndromes Clinical Studies Group

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Personal email address:
Murrayfield: Monday Evenings (6pm-8pm)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Drummond obtained his medical degree from University of Glasgow in 1992. His haematology training was undertaken in Scotland and New Zealand. He obtained a PhD (in Chronic Leukaemia) in 2004 and became a Consultant in 2006. He is now based at the Beatson Cancer centre in Glasgow. 

Dr Drummond is experienced in the management of all haematological conditions with a particular interest in Myeloproliferative disorders and Myelodysplasia. 

Dr Drummond is currently Lead Clinician for Blood Cancers in the West of Scotland and leads on a number of UK and International Clinical Trials. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications, including two textbooks of Haematological diagnosis.

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