Dr Ashish McAden

Dr Ashish McAden MBBS MD DNB PhD

Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

Medico-Legal Experience

Medical expert witness Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine Dr Ashish Macaden specialises in spinal cord injury, stroke and acquired brain injury.

Dr MacAden’s extensive experience coupled with his medico legal expertise position him as a leading medical expert in the sector.

Clinical Experience

Dr MacAden is a Consultant in Stroke and Rehabilitation medicine at the Raigmore Hospital (NHS Highland), and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Rural Health, both in Inverness.

Dr MacAden’s career in rehabilitation medicine spans more than 20 years of experience in community and hospital-based work, a large portion of which was in an academic rehabilitation department of one of the premier medical schools in India.

A large proportion of Dr MacAden’s work has been with people with spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury, and he helped develop one of the first clinical gait laboratories in India.

Since moving to work in the Scottish Highlands, Dr MacAden has been involved in the integration of stroke and rehabilitation in Raigmore Hospital which offers inpatient services with 30 beds, a rapid access outpatient service for stroke and community and rehabilitation services to almost all the remote and rural areas of the Highlands.


Special Interests

A large proportion of Dr MacAden’s work is with people with spinal cord injury, stroke and acquired brain injury.

He is also Expert in Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular disorders, Chronic Pain and Amputation, particularly upper limb prosthetics.

Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • GMC Register:604200
  • Tamilnadu Medical Council, India No.47626
  • Member of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians

Further information

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