Consultant gynaecologist and subspecialist in reproductive medicine
After graduating in Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1980 Clem had his specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Glasgow and Edinburgh. He also graduated Master in Medical Science from the University of Glasgow in Developmental Biology. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London and a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow.
In 1988 he was appointed to a World Health Organisation (WHO) Clinical Research Fellowship at the MRC Reproductive Biology Unit at the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Professor Anna Glasier. Following that he completed his subspecialty training in reproductive medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh with Professor David Baird. Clem is dually accredited by the RCOG as a subspecialist in reproductive medicine and a specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Clem has been a consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology and Subspecialist in reproductive medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh since 1996. He has over 25 years of extensive experience caring for patients with complex infertility problems including IVF, fertility preservation and preimplantation genetic diagnosis. He also have a busy NHS practice in infertility, reproductive endocrinology and general gynaecology.
Clem is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh as well as being an examiner for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist in London. He is a member of the British Fertility Society and the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.