Adrian Warnock: Christian Doctor and Author

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Who is Dr. Adrian Warnock?

Adrian Warnock is a medical doctor who spent his medical career working in the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) as a psychiatrist for eight years from 1995 to 2003, where he gained expertise in mental health.   After this he spent fifteen years in the pharmaceutical industry where he helped to design,  conduct, and communicate the results of  around 50 clinical trials to bring new medicines to market.

Alongside his career Adrian also served on the leadership team of Jubilee Church London for more than a decade. He was diagnosed with blood cancer in May 2017 and is the founder of Blood Cancer Uncensored an online patient support website and forum. Adrian is passionate about helping people learn to approach suffering with hope and compassion.

Adrian has been a Christian writer since 2003 here at at Patheos. He has gained a reputation for communicating both theology and health information in an engaging manner. Adrian Warnock  is a published author. He co-authored the book “Hope Reborn: How to Become a Christian and Live for Jesus” with Tope Koleoso. The book was published by Christian Focus in September 2014. You can read a free chapter “How to Become a Christian.” Adrian also authored “Raised With Christ: How The Resurrection Changes Everything,” published by Crossway in January 2010, and is in the process of writing the second edition, sharing the chapters right here for free. Adrian is also a podcaster.

Adrian’s background in medicine, the pharmaceutical industry, church leadership, and more recently as a patient himself all combine to give him a unique perspective on healthcare, patient experiences, and the faith based implications of all these fields. Adrian has spent considerable time reflecting on the philosophy, psychology, and theology of suffering. His insights are valuable for anyone facing adversity.  He has also explored the full spectrum of theological positions held by Christians on a range of other subjects, with a focus on following Jesus.

Adrian has a reputation for delivering complex messages simply in engaging articles, presentations, and interviews on podcasts, radio and TV. He qualified in 1995 with an MB BS medical degree from London University (in the USA this would be called an MD).  Adrian also has post graduate qualifications in both Psychiatry (MRCPsych) and Pharmaceutical Medicine (MFFM and DipPharmMed).

Adrian has always lived within 50 miles of London where he studied medicine, specialised in psychiatry, worked as a medical director for several pharmaceutical companies,  and did some training in theology in his spare time. You can read more about Adrian’s medical career on LinkedIn.

Adrian’s work and life were suddenly put on hold several years ago, dealing with trying to avoid infections, not being able to work, risk of infections, and at one point exponential growth of his lymphocyte count. In a sense this gave him a head start experiencing some of the limitations COVID19 which the whole world faced.  

Adrian has also written for the Desiring God blog, The Resurgence, Charisma News, Monergism, Confluence Blog, and There are also a few articles from the 1990s that Adrian wrote for a Christian medical journal which he edited at medical school.  Adrian also appeared on a hospital radio station in a regular request show when he was a medical student. Adrian has been a guest several times since then on Television and radio and has engaged from time to time in Christian debates.

AWTBNparnershowA good introduction to Adrian’s life story and ministry can be found in a TV interview which aired on TBN.
More details of Adrian’s life history and testimony can be found in a multi-part series entitled “This is My Story”

    1. How I got born again
  1. Seeing the birth of a movement
  2. My baptism and sense of call
  3. My teenage years
  4. Moving to London
  5. My Church
  6. My Career
  7. Blogging and Raised With Christ
  8. The story behind Hope Reborn
  9. The Day Leukaemia Changed My Life
  10. A blood cancer tsunami hit me three years ago
  11. Four years since diagnosis

Adrian’s broad range of experience is also explored in the following profile interview which covers his being a non-paid member of a church leadership team, his book Raised With Christ, and his perspective on psychiatry, and particularly the Four Pillars of Mental Health.

Related Links

Adrian tweets at, which is the best way to engage with him and ask him any questions you may have. He can also still sometimes be found hanging around on Facebook .

Adrian can be reached by email at He is not always able to respond to every email received.



Major Subjects

Adrian writes about a broad range of themes including leadership, modern culture,  Christian doctrine, and the Church. From time to time he posts book reviews and sermons he has preached or listened to.


The Small Print

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