Dr David Caesar




Consultant in Emergency Medicine, NHS Lothian.

National Clinical Advisor to CMO (Secondary Care Services)

David graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1997, having been educated in Aberdeenshire, Sarawak, and Dorset.  He joined the South East Scotland Emergency Medicine Training Programme in 2001, and, with a year’s sojourn in Christchurch New Zealand, completed his training in 2006.  He was appointed as a substantive Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2007.

He has been Lead for Clinical Governance, Training Programme Director for SE Scotland, was Clinical Director of the Edinburgh EM service for 4.5 yrs, and most recently has been Associate Medical Director at the Western General Hospital & Clinical lead for Major Trauma in South-East Scotland. 

He has a strong interest in Medical Leadership, writes a regular column for the Edinburgh Evening News, and has lectured on Leadership to the Ernst & Young “Connecting Emerging Leaders” network, the University of Edinburgh Business School, and to the UK Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants.

He has a very tolerant wife, 2 boisterous sons, a shoe-obsessed daughter, and not quite enough bicycles.

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