Dr Kevin Fernando

FRCGP FRCP Edin. FAcadMEd MSc Diabetes - GP Partner, North Berwick Health Centre, GP with Specialist Interest in Diabetes & Medical Education

Kevin is a part-time GP Partner & GP Educational Supervisor working at the coalface in North Berwick Health Centre, near Edinburgh. Kevin is also Scottish lead of the Primary Care Diabetes Society and an observer member of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society.  Other roles include RCGP Clinical Advisor for Diabetes & Multimorbidity and also Education Director for GPNotebook Education.  Kevin is an alumnus of the Diabetes UK Clinical Champion programme. 

Kevin has a number of publications in peer-reviewed diabetes journals most recently a review of SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management and his MSc thesis was a systematic review exploring the reversibility of type 2 diabetes with very low calorie diets.

Kevin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2000 and holds both MRCGP and MRCP(UK) qualifications and has completed a Master’s degree in diabetes which he passed with distinction.

Kevin has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and also the Academy of Medical Educators for his work in diabetes and medical education.