Dr Roland Stimson

MB ChB  PhD  MRCP (Edin)

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MRC Clinician Scientist

Honorary Consultant Physician


  • General Endocrinology
  • General Diabetes
  • Intensive Type 1 Diabetes


  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Roland Stimson was born in Glasgow and completed medical undergraduate training in 2001. He trained in general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology in Edinburgh and became a consultant in 2013. He undertakes in clinics in diabetes and endocrinology, and has specific interests in type 1 diabetes and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

He is an MRC Clinician Scientist with a research interest in obesity and type two diabetes mellitus, with a specific focus on the role and regulation of adipose tissue and the adverse metabolic effects of glucocorticoids.

Roland Stimson's University of Edinburgh profile