Consultant Profile

Dr Karen Harman

Dr Karen Harman MA, MB BChir, FRCP, DM
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Dermatology
    • Inflammatory skin disease
    • Paediatric dermatology
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:
General dermatology
Blistering disorders
Vulval dermatoses
Research interests:
Autoimmune blistering diseases
Mucosal dermatology
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Dermatologist - University Hospitals of Leicester
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal Society of Medicine
British Association of Dermatology
British Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0116 265 3685
Private secretary:
Mrs Beverley Marlow
Private secretary telephone number:
0116 272 9008
Private secretary fax:
0116 272 9009
Private secretary email address:
Saturday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Dr Harman studied pre-clinical medicine at Oxford University and graduated with a first class degree.

Thereafter, she studied clinical medicine at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. Upon completing general professional training in general (internal) medicine in Cambridge, Dr Harman moved to London for specialist training in dermatology.

She was a specialist registrar at the St Johns Institute of Dermatology and Kings College Hospital. Dr Harman also spent two years in research at the St Johns Institute, investigating autoimmune blistering disorders. This led to a doctorate thesis and was awarded a DM degree from Oxford University in 2002.

Dr Harman was appointed Consultant Dermatologist at University Hospitals of Leicester in 2002. She is also a section editor for the British Journal of Dermatology.

Find a treatment, test or scan available at:


Find a consultant

Use one or more of the options below to search for a consultant and link through to view their Spire profile.


Let us help you

fill out this form and we will get back to you:

Please select a hospital

We can call you

Please enter your details below and we will call you back.

What is the aim of your enquiry?

Please select a hospital

If we are unable to reach you by phone, please include your email address so that we can get in touch...

Dr Karen Harman

Dr Karen Harman Dermatology Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

© Spire Healthcare Group plc (2016)