Dr Rob Lawson | General & Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner | The Edinburgh Clinic
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Dr Rob Lawson

Dr Rob Lawson (m)

General & Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

QualificationsBSc MBChB, MRCGP, FRCGP

Member of:

  • Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Qualified BSc Medical Science in St Andrews, 1972
  • Qualified MBChB in Dundee in 1975
  • Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician Dip IBLM/BSLM 2017

Clinical interests:

  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Preventing, managing and even reversing lifestyle related disease which accounts for a majority of diseases affecting the population

Training & background:

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 at The Edinburgh Clinic.

Lifestyle Medicine Physician, former NHS GP for 30+ years.  Sole Director of CORE HEALTH which promotes a network of like-minded health practitioners.  Founder of an East Lothian Charity providing exercise and rehabilitation for people suffering long term conditions.  Assessor, Faculty Board member and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Founder and Chairman of The British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

President of European Lifestyle Medicine Council.

Board member International Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

His aim is to work with you to avoid or manage disease and disability – and to achieve your optimal health holistically and safely. Healthier Living. Happier Life.

Clinic Times

Clinic Times: By appointment only

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0131 447 2340
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