Dr Christie, an Aberdonian, graduate of Aberdeen University and Dundee University is the most experienced ultrasound baby scanning operator in Scotland. He has been at the forefront of ultrasound development and application since 1965 and is internationally recognised for his experience and expertise.
He introduced the first routine 20 week anomaly scans into the UK NHS in 1974
He was Head of the Department of Obstetric Ultrasound at the University of Dundee Medical School from 1970 to 1995..
In recent years he has held posts as Professor of Diagnostic Ultrasound at the Universities of Malaysia, Singapore, Bangkok, Istanbul, Zagreb and Thomas Jefferson in Philadelphia. He has also been guest Professor over a period of many years at Copenhagen University Hospital.
In 1973/74, Dr A.D. Christie introduced the offer of Routine Early Pregnancy Scans for viability and dating, and also 20 week scans for the detection of major abnormalities, to all pregnant women in Perth and Dundee - The first hospitals in the UK to do so.
Professor Ian Donald of Glasgow University
who was the scanning pioneer and the inspiration for my interest in the development and progressive application of ultrasound diagnostics and management in: