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About Dr Karen Gibbon

Dr Karen Gibbon is a Consultant Dermatologist  registered with the General Medical Council. She works privately at Spire Norwich Hospital. She previously worked  at Barts Health NHS Trust in East London.

Her clinical interests include general dermatology, vulval dermatology and skin cancer treatment. She treats both adult patients and children.  She has continued to see patients face to face and virtually during the COVID pandemic. 

She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and was Honorary Secretary of the British Association of Dermatologists (2017-2019).
Dr Gibbon is a registered provider with all the major UK insurance companies including BUPA, Axa PPP, Aviva, PruHealth, WPA, CS Healthcare, CIGNA and Exeter friendly. She is also very happy to see uninsured patients.

Dr Gibbon is fully compliant with current GDPR legislation.
You can read her privacy notice here.


Dr Gibbon incorporated in 2010  (Dr Karen L Gibbon Ltd) and is registered with Companies House, Company number: 07197915.



Dr Gibbon treats skin conditions affecting patients of all ages including children. Common conditions include acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, changing moles & skin cancer. She has a special interest in female genital skin conditions e.g. lichen sclerosus and lichen planus.

A full list of conditions treated can be found here


How Can I Help You

Dr Gibbon is a registered provider with all the major UK insurance companies including BUPA, AXA PPP, Aviva, PruHealth, WPA, CS Healthcare, Cigna & Exeter Friendly. She sees both adult patients and children for all dermatological conditions.  She is also happy to see uninsured patients.


Your initial consultation is an important meeting to diagnose your condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment options. If you have private medical insurance, it is very important that you check with your provider about your cover and authorisation for outpatient consultations and any tests or procedures.


Dr Gibbon follows the CMA (Competition and Marketing Authority) and article 22 guidance with respect to advising all patients about costs prior to their initial consultation and for any subsequent treatment. Please be aware that the hospital will make an additional charge for the use of their facilities e.g. theatre or if blood tests are undertaken. Any skin specimens sent for analysis will also incur additional pathology charges. 


Dr Gibbon charges in accordance with all major insurance groups
and a self-pay rate as follows:


Initial Consultation



Follow up visit




Dependent upon the type of procedure. Further details on costs and methods of payment can be obtained from her secretary Mrs Philippa Bishop.


Contact us


Spire Norwich Hospital,

Old Watton Raod,




Tel: 01603 456181

Private secretary:

T:  020 8504 8814 



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