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Mr Graham M Lawson

Mr Graham M Lawson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCSEd (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Graham M Lawson at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Arthroscopic surgery and ligament reconstruction of knee and ankle
  • Lower limb arthroplasty
  • Robot-assisted MAKO partial knee replacement
  • Robot-assisted MAKO total hip replacement
  • Sports injuries

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Monday 8am-12noon, Monday 2pm-5.30pm alternate weeks.

I work as part of an Orthopaedic partnership - Edinburgh Orthopaedic Specialists Ltd - based here in Edinburgh.

My main areas of clinical practice at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital are arthroscopic surgery of the knee and ankle, ligament reconstruction of the knee and ankle and primary and revision lower limb arthroplasty.

An area of particular interest is the management of sports injuries. I am a member of the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine and have regular clinics at the Fitness Assessment and Sports Injury Clinic at the University of Edinburgh, as well as fortnightly sports injury clinics at St John's Hospital in Livingston. I am one of a group of orthopaedic surgeons providing orthopaedic expertise for the Scottish Rugby Union and I am currently one of the orthopaedic surgeons for Scottish Institute of Sport and regularly see players from the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL).

My base NHS hospital is the New Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh where, in addition to knee surgery, I am a member of the arthroplasty team. I perform both primary and revision knee and hip arthroplasty with my own practice providing much of the orthopaedic care for the Edinburgh Haemophilia Service.

Clinical Interests


Arthroscopic surgery and ligament reconstruction of knee and ankle. Lower limb arthroplasty. Sports injuries.

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Media Coverage

ACL knee surgery with Mr Graham Lawson, Spire Edinburgh Hospitals

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association for Surgery of the Knee
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Honorary Clinical Teacher, University of Edinburgh Medical School
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, West Lothian NHS Trust, St John's Hospital, Livingston

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Personal Profile

I became a consultant orthopaedic surgeon in 1997 and am married with three children. Educated in Edinburgh and a graduate of Edinburgh University, I played rugby for Edinburgh Schools and Edinburgh University where I gained a rugby 'Blue'. I also played at representative level for Scottish Universities and Edinburgh District. As a family we play tennis regularly and go skiing whenever possible.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Email lawgm@aol.com
Private secretary fax 0131 447 5778
Private secretary email enquiries@edinburghorthopaedics.com

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