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
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.