Edin was educated at Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith, and qualified in Medicine from the University of Dundee in 1990. After his House Officer posts, he trained in general practice at Watford General Hospital and on the Oxford Regional Vocational Training Scheme. He became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 1996 and joined the Chorleywood practice in 1997. He has been Senior Partner since 2017, and his main interests are medical education, audit, dermatology and minor surgery.
He is a Undergraduate Tutor to University College, Imperial College, King’s College and Cambridge University Medical Schools, and Postgraduate Trainer on the Watford Vocational Training Scheme. He has published over 100 papers, mainly on medical and nursing education, and service development within the NHS. His long association with the Section of General Practice with Primary Care at the Royal Society of Medicine has included serving on Council since 2008, as President from 2013-15, and as Head Organiser of the Postgraduate Update since 2015. His academic contributions led to being awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2011. Away from medicine, his interests include football, tennis, theatre and classical art. He is married with a son and daughter, and lives in Pinner.