Consultant Profile

Mr David Steedman

Mr David Steedman MB ChB, MD, FRCS(Glas), FRCS(Ed), FFAEM
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
Special clinical interests:

Medico-legal practice (sees children as part of medico-legal practice)
Major trauma
Early management of orthopaedic and soft tissue injury

Research interests:

Injury severity scoring.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Accident and Emergency, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgical and Clinical Sciences, University of Edinburgh

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

Board of the Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine
Chairman, Specialty Advisory Board in A&E, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530 (Medico-legal only)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr David Steedman attained specialist accreditation in accident and emergency medicine with appointment as a consultant in 1990. He has previous orthopaedic and general surgical experience and Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Mr Steedman is also Founder and Clinical Director of the Scottish Trauma Audit Group as well as Examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine.

Mr Steedman gained a higher medical degree awarded for thesis based on injury severity scoring assessment and is the author of a textbook, chapters and 50 journal articles on accident and emergency care.

Personal profile:

In his spare time Mr Steedman is a motorcycle and sports car enthusiast.

Mr Steedman is also a member of the Medic 1 accident flying squad which attends road traffic accidents throughout the Lothian and Borders regions of Scotland.

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Mr David Steedman

Mr David Steedman  Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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