Sport & Exercise

Dr Andrew Murray

Learn more about Andrew.

Job Title

Consultant: Sports and Exercise Medicine

 

Qualifications

FFSEM, FRCP(Glas), MRCGP, PgC MSK USS, MBChB

Year of qualification

2003

Awards/ National positions

Point of Light Prime Minister’s Award

Finalist - Scottish Health Awards

Scottish Government - Physical Activity Champion

NHS Inform - Ambassador

Clinical interests

  • Health promotion (exercise for health)
  • Illness in those that exercise/ looking to exercise
  • Running
  • Golf
  • Any injuries related to sport/ physical activity
  • Diagnostic ultrasound

Training and background

I am recognised as a leading specialist within Sports and Exercise Medicine. I have worked at the Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup, British Open, Tour de France, while currently working with the University of Edinburgh, the European Tour Golf, the SportScotland Institute of Sport and the Scottish Rugby Union. 

Personal profile

A Scottish International distance runner, I once ran 4300km from John O’Groats to the Sahara, a remarkable seven ultra-marathons on seven different continents in under a week, and have won 14 marathons/ ultra-marathons. I enjoy trying my hand at any sport.  My popular twitter feed shares information on health, sport and exercise: @docandrewmurray