Mr David Steedman

Accident and Emergency Physician

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Steedman at Spire include:

Other treatments

Accident and emergency

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Professional profile

I attained specialist accreditation in accident and emergency medicine with appointment as a consultant in 1990. I have previous orthopaedic and general surgical experience and Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and Glasgow. I am 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. I gained a higher medical degree awarded for thesis based on injury severity scoring assessment and am the author of a textbook, chapters and 50 journal articles on accident and emergency care.

Clinical Interests

Special clinical interests: Medico-legal practice (sees children as part of medico-legal practice); Major trauma; Early management of orthopaedic and soft tissue injury.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS 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

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Personal Profile

In my spare time I am a motorcycle and sports car enthusiast. I am 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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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363