Dr Karen Gibbon

Consultant Dermatologist

QualificationsMB ChB FRCP

Main NHS base:

  • Barts Health NHS Trust (Whipps Cross Hospital)

Clinical interests:

General dermatology (adults and children), skin cancer, vulval dermatology and contact dermatitis (skin allergy).


Training & background:

After graduating Dr Gibbon undertook her initial medical training in Exeter and Birmingham.  She moved to London where she undertook further training in paediatrics and general practice.  She completed her specialist dermatology training at The Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospital where she is currently employed as a general Consultant Dermatologist with a special interest in vulval disease.

Dr Gibbon worked with Professor Irene Leigh for a number of years in the Vulval Clinic at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital.  She has published papers on her research interest, which centres around human papillomavirus and its role in pre-malignant and malignant genital disease.

Dr Gibbon runs the vulval dermatology and contact dermatitis (skin allergy) services at The Holly  and sees adults and  children of all ages with a variety of skin problems.

Dr Gibbon's approach to private practice echoes her NHS work.  She offers a professional and sympathetic service which aims to provide the best possible evidence-based treatments for her patients.


Member of:

  • Royal College of Physicians of London

Clinic Times

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

M: Monthly sessions       A: Consulting alternative weeks       A/H: Ad Hoc

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020 8936 1201
F: 020 8502 9735

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