Mr David Steedman

Accident and Emergency Physician


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.

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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Additional information

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

Professional memberships

Board of the Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Chairman, Specialty Advisory Board in A&E

Injury severity scoring

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

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.