The skill of Dr Rupert Gabriel is complemented by an esteemed team of experts whose specialist areas of expertise allow patients to receive the best care and treatments possible whatever condition they need treating. Our collaboration with these experts allows us to offer a broader range of treatments ensuring clients receive the best procedures most suited to them.

Practice Experts

Each practitioner is highly trained in their field, bringing experience, knowledge and the latest techniques to the clinic. We're proud of our reputation as being leaders in cosmetic surgery techniques. Take a look at our credentials:

Dr Rupert Gabriel

Snowberry Lane Clinic Bristol, Rupert

Dr Rupert Gabriel is registed with the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors (BACD), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

"The Snowberry Lane Team are committed to maintaining the highest level of standards in accordance with the leading medical bodies."

Dr Rupert Gabriel, Medical Director of the Snowberry Lane Clinic, has a special interest in dermatology, minor surgical procedures and aesthetics. As a practicing General Practitioner, Dr Gabriel specialises in training other doctors in surgical techniques, skin surgery, radio-frequency surgery and cosmetic laser treatments. He is supported by an experienced team of medical and nursing staff; together they pride themselves in providing an exceptional and responsible level of service.

All procedures are carried out with safety and comfort a priority. Patients are fully consulted prior to procedures taking place and receive close, attentive after care.

"Patients can rest assured of receiving the ultimate in private medical care at Snowberry Lane Clinic. Just call to make your appointment for an initial no obligation consultation, and let us show you how well we can take care of you."

Dr Rupert Gabriel was a Senior Partner in Spa Medical Centre for over 25 years. 

Qualifications »

Ann Gabriel - RGN

Snowberry Lane Clinic Bristol, Ann Gabriel

Ann Gabriel started Snowberry Lane Clinic with Rupert back in 2003. It was their vision to offer cosmetic advice and treatments using the latest medical technology with a friendly personable approach. Ann qualified at the Middlesex in London in 1981 and went on to work in ITU and a General Surgical Ward in various hospitals before doing Clinical Trials in Trowbridge prior to starting Snowberry Lane Clinic. With her friendly approach making everyone feel at ease she is a huge asset to the clinic, embracing new technology and ideas.


Debbie Todd - RGN

Snowberry Lane Clinic Bristol, Debbie Todd

Debbie Todd qualified in 1983 in Frenchay Hospital in Bristol specialising in Orthopaedic Trauma, and has worked as a Sister in RUH Theatres, qualifying as a surgical specialist in 2006, until coming to the Spa Medical Centre and joining the Snowberry Lane Team in 2008. Debbie is our Queen of Microsclerotherapy and leg veins and is a wonderful member of the Snowberry Team.


Mr Richard Caesar - MA MB BChir FRCOphth

Richard Caesar

Richard trained in medicine at Cambridge University and then Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. He qualified in 1992 and then studied ophthalmic surgery in Oxford.

Specialising in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery with fellowship training in Oxford, and then further fellowship training in Melbourne, Australia. Richard was awarded the certificate of completion of specialist training in 2001 and is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register.

He was appointed an NHS Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon to the Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust in September 2003 and has clinics in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury, as well as operating at Cheltenham, Tetbury and the Nuffield.

Richard is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a founder member of the British Oculoplastic Surgeons Society. Richard always prides himself in taking great care to meet patients’ expectations. From the first consultation to last visit he will always treat you as I would hope to be treated if he was a patient.  You can view more information on Richard at


The Clinic Team

Trish Crowder

Trish CrowderTrish Crowder is a HCA who assists in theatre when needed; she qualified in 2000 as an HCA and Phlebotomist. Trish has worked in hospitals and GP surgery’s and started doing cover in theatre and Alevere bloods for us in 2006 and is a happy helpful member of the clinic team.


Joanne Ings

Joanne IngsJoanne Ings is our Head Alevere Therapist and has been with us since 2014. Joanne qualified as a Beauty Therapist in 2003 and worked in Spa’s in Corsica, Greece, Austria and France before settling down in Bath until she joined us. Joanne is a lovely bubbly member of the Team and is always smiling.


Amie Needham

Amie Needham

Amie Needham is one of our Alevere Therapists. Amie served for 6 years in the Royal Navy before qualifying as a Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist in 2003.  She then moved to the USA before coming back to the UK and worked in Yorkshire for a while before joining us in 2015. Amie is a great team member and is always smiling and friendly towards everyone.


Katie Drew

Katie DrewKatie Drew is one of our Alevere Therapists and qualified in Beauty and Massage in 2008 and has been working in Melksham before joining the Snowberry Lane Team in 2015. Katie is a super extension to the clinic team who has fitted in perfectly.


Lisa Fricker - Registered Manager

Lisa Fricker

Lisa Fricker worked for the NHS until 2005 when she joined Snowberry Lane Clinic and has been Practice Manger since 2008. Lisa runs the clinic with ease and is approachable to both staff and clients. Lisa is pivotal in keeping the high standards that everyone expects from The Snowberry Lane Clinic Team.