Dr Ed Abrahamson is a Consultant Paediatrician at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, where he has led and developed the fledgling Paediatric Emergency Department into one of the busiest such units in London. In addition to this he runs a busy private general paediatric practice at BUPA Cromwell Hospital and is an honorary consultant to Imperial College School of Medicine.
Throughout his long career in medicine, Dr Ed has been appointed to a variety of management positions including Director of Paediatrics and Clinical Director for Women and Children’s Services. He has written two books and published numerous academic papers. His work was recognised by the NHS when he was awarded a level 9 clinical excellence award in 2007, which he has maintained since.
Dr Ed has a specialist interest in emergency medicine, which brought him to support Cornwall Air Ambulance. Since joining the charity he has raised over £50,000 towards the New Heli Appeal.
Born in Dublin, Dr Ed now calls Cornwall home. He lives in St Ives with his Cornish husband. He adores animals, and is adopted uncle to two Jack Russells which he looks after every weekend. He is also a keen supporter of The Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary.