Practice Manager: (0751) 9070640

Mr Richard Adamson

Mr Richard Adamson

GMC Specialist Register 4100409



Consultant ENT Surgeon, University Department of ENT Surgery, Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Edinburgh University
Consultant ENT Surgeon, Spire Hospitals, Edinburgh


Special Interests

Swallowing and voice disorders
Salivary gland problems
Thyroid problems/cancers
Neck lumps
Premalignant disease (dyplasia) of the voice box


Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
British Laryngological Society
ENT Scotland
South-East Scotland Cancer Network
Edinburgh Endocrinology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Medical Defense Union

Professional Profile

Undergraduate training

University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Postgraduate academic achievements

MSc in advanced Speech and Swallowing Research, Newcastle University
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Informatics (RCSEd)

ENT Training

Edinburgh and Dundee (East of Scotland training rotation)

Subspecialist Fellowship Training

University Department of ENT, Christchurch New Zealand
Observational Fellowship - Department of ENT, Iowa University Hospital, Iowa, USA

Other activity

Member of the South East Scotland Thyroid multidisciplinary team
Training Programme Director, East of Scotland ENT Training Scheme
Member of the ENTUK expert panel
External advisor and advisor mentor - Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in Scotland


Thursday mornings at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital
Alternating Friday Mornings at the Spire Murrayfield Hospital

From 18th July 2022 all clinics will be at the Spire Shawfair Hospital