Dr David Crocker

MBBS,BSc (Hons, PgDip IDEWM & MRCPsych

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Dr David Crocker studied Medicine at King’s College London, where he soon developed a fascination with the mind and an appreciation of the fundamental importance of mental health in peoples lives.

After graduating in 2013, he completed his early years as a doctor in Cornwall, before undertaking training in expedition medicine.

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He moved to Edinburgh in 2018 to undertake core training in psychiatry, and in the ensuing years he gained extensive experience of psychiatric practice in various settings. He successfully qualified as a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatry in 2022.

His specialist interests include ADHD, sports and expedition medicine. He continues to work part time in the NHS in Lothian and Fife.

Associate Specialist Psychiatrist

David has a family history of ADHD and recognises first-hand how difficult it can be to feel heard, with this often poorly understood and under diagnosed condition. He prides himself on being a good listener and having a non-judgemental and personalised approach. He lives in Edinburgh and enjoys mountaineering, racquet sports, and spending time with his dog Winston.