Medical Team

Dr Rob Lawson BSc, MBChB, MRCGP, FRCGP.

Clinical Director and founder

Having qualified in the 1970s, Rob has gained extensive experience as a GP in East Lothian for 30 years. His principal interest is primary and secondary prevention of disease and the specialty of Lifestyle Medicine. As well as leading his NHS team to the highest awards for quality (2003-2013) he has also founded a charity in 1991, ELCRG, for providing rehabilitation in venues around East Lothian for sufferers of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, lung disease and frailty. He has retired from NHS practice to concentrate on the applications of Lifestyle Medicine to holistic healthcare both at Cockenzie House and The Edinburgh Clinic.

 

– Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners
– Qualified BSc Medical Science in St Andrews, 1972
– Qualified MBChB in Dundee in 1975

 

Mr. Laurence Stewart  MD, FRCS,  FRCS(UROL)

Laurence Stewart

 Proponent of primary prevention and Lifestyle Medicine

 

Mr Laurence Stewart graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1982. He gained a wide experience across all surgical disciplines before training in Urology in Aberdeen and Belfast and subsequently specialising in female and reconstructive urology in Cardiff, Christchurch New Zealand and Duke University in North Carolina USA. He took up his current post as Consultant Urological Surgeon in 1996 and has introduced a wide range of reconstructive treatments to Edinburgh, most recently establishing botulinum toxin (Botox) treatment for urinary incontinence.
He was a research fellow in Belfast for two years, studying bladder cancer, achieving his MD thesis in 1994. He has published widely on this and other urological topics. He has authored the chapter on Urological Surgery in Principles and Practice of Surgery and co-authored the chapter on Kidney and Genito-Urinary Disease in Davidson’s principles and practice of Medicine. He retains an active interest in training and is the convener of the Core skills in Urology course in the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
He was the Lead clinician for Urology in Edinburgh from 1998 to 2007, during which time he helped establish minimal access surgery and promoted the role for laser prostatectomy and specialist physiotherapy in both male and female urinary incontinence.

www.edinburghurologyspecialists.com

 

Dr Miles Behan BSc (Hons), MB BChir, MD, FRCP (Ed)

Dr Miles BehanConsultant Cardiologist and proponent of Lifestyle Medicine

Clinical interests:

My specialist interest is percutaneous coronary intervention (stents) but I am trained in all aspects of cardiology including pacemakers and valve disease.

I welcome referrals for chest pain, breathlessness, palpitation, dizziness, management of cholesterol and high blood pressure, and cardiovascular risk assessment. I act as an expert witness and provide reports in medicolegal cases.

Training & background:

I attended medical school at both St Andrews and Cambridge Universities.  I went on to complete my medical research doctorate in Nottingham, focusing on the role of blood cells in myocardial infarction.  My specialist Cardiology training was at St Thomas’ Hospital London and in 2009 I was awarded the Cordis International Interventional Fellowship and spent a year in Adelaide, Australia. In 2011 I was appointed Consultant Cardiologist at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and I also run Cardiology clinics at Roodlands Hospital, Haddington, the Spire Shawfair Park Hospital and The Edinburgh Clinic.

 

 

Dr Fionn Nairn BSc, MBChB, MRCGP, FFSRHC, DCCH, DRCOG

Appointments currently suspended

Having been a GP in East Lothian since 1994, Fionn not only brings considerable general clinical experience to the Core team, but is also a specialist in colposcopy and is very experienced in Women’s Health.

– Qualified from Edinburgh with honours in 1986
– Fellow of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health
– Accredited trainer of young GPs since 2010

 

 

Dr Beverley Mee Bsc (Hons), MBChB, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, DCCH.

Available for health checks

An experienced GP, Beverly has been practising in East Lothian for almost 18 years, and as well as offering expertise in Core Health’s HELP Assessments, she also provides specialist skill in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and women’s health.

– Qualified in Edinburgh BSc, MBChB in 1989

 

Dr Martin Errington

Consultant Radiologist

A member of the British Medical Ultrasound Society, the Radiologists Association (UK) and many others, Martin is an extremely experienced Radiologist and an expert in a wide range of medical imaging technologies. With a particular interest is musculoskeletal and sports injury imaging, he supports a variety of sporting organisations, including the Scottish Rugby Union and various Scottish Premier League football clubs, as well as providing an on-site ultrasound imaging service by referral though Core Health.

– Member of the Royal College of Physicians
– Member of the Royal College of Radiologists

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