Edin was educated at Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith, and read Medicine at Dundee University, qualifying in 1990. After 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. Since 2017 he has been Senior Partner. His main interests are audit, medical education, and dermatology, and he runs a minor surgery list on Tuesdays.
He is an Undergraduate Tutor to University College, Imperial College, King’s College and Cambridge University Medical Schools, and Postgraduate Trainer on the Watford Vocational Training Scheme. An active Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, he served on the Council of the Section of General practice with Primary Care from 2008 to 2022, during which he was also co-organiser of the annual Postgraduate Update Conference. He has published over 110 papers in healthcare journals, mainly on medical and nursing education and service development within the NHS. His academic contributions have been recognised by being awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2011 and serving as President of the GP Section at the Royal Society of Medicine from 2013-15.
Away from medicine, his interests include football, tennis, travel and classical art. He is married with a son and daughter, and lives in Pinner.