Consultant Profile

Dr John Ferguson

Dr John Ferguson MRCPsych MB ChB BSc (Med Sci)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Psychiatry
    Special clinical interests:

    Recurrent Depression
    Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
    Post Natal Depression
    Anxiety Disorders
    Autistic Spectrum Disorders

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, East Lothian CHP and The Royal Edinburgh Hospital, NHS Lothian

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

    Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0131 316 2530
    Personal email address:
    Shawfair: Saturday morning
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr John Ferguson has worked as an NHS Consultant Adult Psychiatrist in East Lothian and at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital since 2009.  He believes passionately that mood and anxiety disorders are treatable and complete resolution of symptoms is his goal for patients under his care. Whilst his main expertise is prescribing medication to treat these illnesses, he is also careful to think holistically about each individual and to tailor their treatment plan accordingly. He has a particular clinical interest in Bipolar Spectrum Disorders.  He has previously worked at a specialist diagnostic service for adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

    Personal profile:

    Dr Ferguson lives in East Lothian with his wife and three children.  

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