David Farquharson

NHS Lothian Medical Director

Dr David Farquharson did his undergraduate medical training in London and subsequently specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He spent one year studying gynaecological cancer at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, USA. His first consultant post was in Bradford, and in 1989 he moved to NHS Lothian. For six years he was on the Council of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and he currently Chairs the UK Sub Specialty Training Committee for the College. Before taking up the post of Medical Director in December 2010, he was a Clinical Director in NHS Lothian for 15 years.

Last Reviewed: 01/06/2011