Dr Euan McRorie

Consultant Rheumatologist

MBChB, FRCP(Edin & Glas)

Specialises in

I graduated in Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1986, and undertook postgraduate training in both Rheumatology and General Internal Medicine across central Scotland. In 1997, I was a visiting fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. I have been a full-time Consultant Rheumatologist since 1999, and have extensive experience in Clinical Rheumatology.

I currently sit on the Council, and Clinical Affairs Committee, of the British Society for Rheumatology as the Scottish representative. I am a clinical member of the Cross Party Parliamentary Group for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions at the Scottish Parliament. I formerly sat on the Board of the MRCP (UK) examination (Part II), and the Council of the Scottish Society for Rheumatology.

I have been the Training Programme Director for Rheumatology for South-East Scotland 2000-2012. My medico-legal practice includes work for legal firms across the UK, as well as the Central Legal Office of NHS Scotland.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Euan McRorie at Spire include:

Other treatments


  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism

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Additional information

Connective tissue disease
Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
Lumbar spine disorders
Rheumatoid arthritis
Soft tissue rheumatism

Special clinical interests: As a full-time NHS Consultant Rheumatologist since 1999, I have extensive experience in the diagnosis, assessment and management of rheumatic disorders. I am interested in the early diagnosis and treatment of arthritis as well as pain management of chronic arthritis. I am enthusiastic in involving patients in decision making regarding their treatment by providing appropriate clinical information and advice on self-management as part of holistic patient centred care.

Professional memberships

British Society for Rheumatology

Scottish Society for Rheumatology

American College of Rheumatology

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Consultant Rheumatologist, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Medicine, University of Edinburgh

I am married with two grown up daughters. As a native of Ayrshire, I have been settled in Edinburgh since 1992. My leisure interests include golf, vinyl records, live music and theatre. I have published in Private Eye.