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Dr Rob Lawson

Dr Rob Lawson

General & Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

QualificationsBSc MBChB, MRCGP, FRCGP

Year of qualification:1972

Professional memberships:

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

Clinical interests:

  • General & Lifestyle Medicine
  • Nutrigenomics – eating according to your genes
  • Arterial health, hypertension and pulse wave analysis

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.

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

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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Call us on:

0131 447 2340
E: enquries@edinburghclinic.com


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