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Sir David Craig Carter FRSE (born 1 September 1940) is a surgeon who was Chief Medical Officer for Scotland.


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Early life and education

He studied at the University of St Andrews, graduating with a MB ChB in 1964. He went on to study at the University of Dundee where he gained a MD.


He was St Mungo Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow from 1979 to 1988. He then became the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh.

He was appointed the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland in 1996 and continued in this role until 2000, when he was succeeded by Mac Armstrong.

Carter was the Honorary President of the British Medical Association from 2001–02, vice-president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2000-03.

Honours and awards

He was awarded a Knight Bachelor for services to medicine in the 1996 New Year Honours.

In 2007, the Royal Society of Edinburgh honoured him by making him a Royal Medallist.

In 2010, he received an honorary DSc from the University of Hull.


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