Mr David Steedman
Accident and Emergency Physician
MB ChB, MD, FRCS(Glas), FRCS(Ed), FFAEM
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David Steedman at Spire include:
Accident and emergency
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.
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.