Consultant Profile

Mr John Murie

Mr John Murie MA, BSc, MB, ChB, MD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Mr Murie provides medical reports relating to vascular disease and its  management (including Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, Raynaud's disease and deep vein thrombosis) for medical defence organisations, and solicitors and insurers handling claims for personal injury and/or medical negligence.  He does not accept clinical referrals.

    Research interests:

    Surgical publishing

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Vascular Surgeon, NHS Lothian

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

    The British Medical Association
    The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    The Vascular Society
    The European Vascular Society
    The Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland

    Contact Details 
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07563 603763
    Private secretary fax:
    0131 334 7338
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Retired from clinical practice. Medical reporting only.
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Murie graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1975.  Thereafter he trained in Glasgow and Manchester before being appointed as Reader in Surgery and Honorary Consultant surgeon at the University of Oxford in 1983.  In 1989 he moved to Edinburgh as Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Royal Infirmary where he was Head of the Vascular Surgery Service from 1995 to 2011.  Since 2011 he has significantly reduced his NHS commitment in the light of increasing  non-NHS activities, including acting as external Professor of Surgery to the National University of Malaysia.

    From 1989 to 2010 Mr Murie had an editorial role in the British Journal of Surgery, a distinguished surgical journal (second in the world by circulation and impact factor).  From 2002 to 2010 he was BJS Editor-in-Chief.  Mr Murie has been an executive and/or council member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, the Vascular Society, The European Vascular Society and the Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians of Glasgow. Since 2003 he has been an examiner for the Intercollegiate FRCS examination in the UK.

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    Mr John Murie

    Mr John Murie Vascular surgery Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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