Stuart McKechnie

Mr. McKechnie's main interests are in benign UGI surgery, emergency surgery and trauma surgery.

Surgeon Commander Stuart McKechnie

Consultant General and Trauma Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer

  • Defence Medical Services and Clinical Surgery
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Appointments and Activities

Mr McKechnie was appointed as a Defence Medical Services Consultant in General Surgery in 2017. This followed a trauma fellowship at the Royal London Hospital and travelling fellowships to Los Angeles, Baltimore and Toronto.  The latter, as the ASGBI Moynihan Travelling Fellow.

Mr McKechnie is general surgical lead for major trauma and major incident planning in NHS Lothian.  He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, instructs on a number of trauma courses and is an e-tutor on the Masters in Surgery (ChM RCSEd).


Mr. McKechnie's qualifications are:

  • Bachelor of Science, BSc (MedSci), University of Glasgow, 2001.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBChB, University of Glasgow, 2004.
  • Master of Science MSc, University of Swansea, 2013.
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons FRCS, Edinburgh, 2015.


A list of Stuart McKechnie's publications can be found by clicking here.