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Derek Smith

MBChB FRCR PGCert (Clin Ed)

Dr Derek Smith is a neuroradiologist in Edinburgh, Scotland.

His involvement with Radiopaedia started from medical school, with imaging teaching making a substantial part of his full time medical education OOPE fellowship in 2019-20. His clinical interests include trauma, neuroradiology and head and neck imaging.



University of Edinburgh Medical School 2007-2012
Foundation Trainee, South East Scotland 2012-2014
Clinical Development Fellow, NHS Lothian 2014-2015
Clinical Teaching Fellow, NHS Lothian 2019-2020
Specialty Registrar, Clinical Radiology, SE Scotland, 2015-2021



Radiopaedia 2020 Neck Infections (
Radiopaedia 2021 Epilepsy in adults: approach to MRI brain interpretation // Neck Emergencies
FRCR 2B Materials Radiopaedia Rapids // Radiopaedia Vivas


  • no pharmaceutical or medical device conflict of interest