Professor Clifford Leen
Consultant Physician & Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh
MB ChB, MD(Ed), FRCP(Ed), FRCP(Lon)
I qualiﬁed in the University of Edinburgh and trained in general medicine and 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 in 1989. I am Honorary Professor of Infectious Diseases at Edinburgh University (since 2009).
My research interests include the evaluation of antiviral drug resistance, the management of opportunistic infections and the evaluation of anti-infectives (antibiotics, anti-viral agents and anti-fungal agents). I am the lead clinician for clinical research in the regional infectious diseases unit in Edinburgh.
I was appointed to serve on the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS to advise the four Chief Medical Officers on matters relating to HIV and AIDS (2007-2011).
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Clifford Leen at Spire include:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London
Vice-Chair of the British HIV Association
Member of the British Infection Association
Member of the Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Executive Management Committee
Honorary Professor of Infections Diseases, University of Edinburgh
Consultant Physician, Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital, NHS Lothian