Meet Our Cosmetic Experts & Practitioners

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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

Dr Rupert Gabriel

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."

Ann Gabriel

Ann Gabriel - RGN

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.

Dr Dougal McLellan

Dr Dougal McLellan

Dr Dougal McLellan qualified as a doctor in Glasgow in 1991, and has been working as a GP since gaining his Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (with Distinction) in 2000, having spent some years working abroad in New Zealand and Australia. He has been engaged at Snowberry Lane since 2016, in parallel with his GP commitments. He has always had an interest in lifestyle interventions, so it was a natural extension for him to become involved with Alevere. His ongoing commitment to exploring the fields of diet and exercise in particular, were borne initially of an academic interest in sports performance, but he realised that the principles were broadly applicable to other fields, such as weight management, general fitness and cardiovascular health.

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox qualified from University of Leicester 1998, she has worked in Leicester and Peterborough, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Reading and Poole as an SHO before training to be a GP in Corsham. She is now a part time GP at Market Lavington Surgery and joined the friendly dynamic team at SLC in November 2016.

Debbie Todd - RGN

Debbie Todd - RGN

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 also specialises in Radio Surgery and is a wonderful kind member of the team.

Joanne Ings

Jo McLellan - RGN

Jo McLellan graduated from Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1994. Having worked in A&E, Sexual Health and Manchester and Ashfield Prison she moved down south to set up ‘Walk-in Centres’ in Bristol in 2002 . Settling as a Practise Prescribing Nurse in 2003 in Bath. Before joining us in 2016. Jo is a fantastic highly knowledgeable lovely member of the team.

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Laura Wilson - RGN

Laura qualified as an RGN in 2013 and worked on oncology and the haematology Ward for a number of years before moving to liver and gastrointestinal where she specialised. She then trained in the private and aesthetic side of things and started at Snowberry Clinic in 2018. Laura is a very efficient, kind and happy member of the team and has slotted in well.

Dr Rupert Gabriel

Dr Rupert Gabriel

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."

Ann Gabriel

Ann Gabriel - RGN

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.

Dr Dougal McLellan

Dr Dougal McLellan

Dr Dougal McLellan qualified as a doctor in Glasgow in 1991, and has been working as a GP since gaining his Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (with Distinction) in 2000, having spent some years working abroad in New Zealand and Australia. He has been engaged at Snowberry Lane since 2016, in parallel with his GP commitments. He has always had an interest in lifestyle interventions, so it was a natural extension for him to become involved with Alevere. His ongoing commitment to exploring the fields of diet and exercise in particular, were borne initially of an academic interest in sports performance, but he realised that the principles were broadly applicable to other fields, such as weight management, general fitness and cardiovascular health.

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox qualified from University of Leicester 1998, she has worked in Leicester and Peterborough, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Reading and Poole as an SHO before training to be a GP in Corsham. She is now a part time GP at Market Lavington Surgery and joined the friendly dynamic team at SLC in November 2016.

Debbie Todd - RGN

Debbie Todd - RGN

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.

Joanne Ings

Jo McLellan

Jo McLellan graduated from Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1994. Having worked in A&E, Sexual Health and Manchester and Ashfield Prison she moved down south to set up ‘Walk-in Centres’ in Bristol in 2002 . Settling as a Practise Prescribing Nurse in 2003 in Bath. Before joining us in 2016. Jo is a fantastic highly knowledgeable lovely member of the team.

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Laura Wilson RGN

Laura qualified as an RGN in2013 and worked on oncology and the haematology Ward for a number of years before moving to liver and gastrointestinal where she specialised. She then trained in the private and aesthetic side of things and started at Snowberry Clinic in 2018. Laura is a very efficient, kind and happy member of the team and has slotted in well.

Meet The Theatre Team

Tish Crowder

Trish Crowder

Trish 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.

Sarah Glass

Sarah Glass

Sarah Glass has joined us as our new HCA in 2016; she has been working in the NHS since 2003. Sarah is highly qualified and does our suture removals and phlebotomy as well as assisting the doctors in surgery. She is a sympathetic nurse who makes the clients feel calm and happy.

Debbie Todd - RGN

Trish Crowder

Trish 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

Sarah Glass

Sarah Glass has joined us as our new HCA in 2016; she has been working in the NHS since 2003. Sarah is highly qualified and does our suture removals and phlebotomy as well as assisting the doctors in surgery. She is a sympathetic nurse who makes the clients feel calm and happy.

Meet The Clinic Team

Joanne Ings

Joanne Ings

Joanne 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 Drew

Katie 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.

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Suzanne Woodruff

Suzanne Woodruff is one of our Alevere Therapists. Suzanne has a first class Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Therapy and FdSc in Sports Science, and is also a qualified personal trainer. Suzanne is passionate about the Alevere programme and is a valued member of the team.

Dr Rupert Gabriel

Joanne Ings

Joanne 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.

Ann Gabriel

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.

Dr Dougal McLellan

Katie Drew

Katie 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.

Dr Ann-Marie Wilcox

Suzanne Woodruff

Suzanne Woodruff is one of our Alevere Therapists. Suzanne has a first class Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Therapy and FdSc in Sports Science, and is also a qualified personal trainer. Suzanne is passionate about the Alevere programme and is a valued member of the team.

Meet The Managers

Lisa Fricker

Lisa Fricker - Registered Manager

Lisa Fricker has worked with Dr Gabriel since August 2000 starting in his NHS GP Practice. She has been with Snowberry Lane Clinic since the beginning, and became the clinics Practice Manager and Registered Manager with Care Quality Commission (CQC) in April 2008, which she runs with ease and is very approachable to both staff and patients. Lisa is pivotal in keeping the high standards that everyone expects from The Snowberry Lane Clinic Team.

Jude Sladek

Jude Sladek - Deputy Manager

Jude has been with clinic since 2006, became Deputy Practice Manager in 2010, her role is to help with the smooth running of the clinic and making sure the exacting high standards are kept. She also likes to make the clinic environment a happy place to work and visit.

Sherelyn Cowles

Sherelyn Cowles - Accounts Manager

Sherlyn qualified in 2013 as an AAT accountant and decided to join us. Sherelyn is very efficient and enthusiastic member of the team.

Emily Gabriel - Marketing Manager

Emily joined the Snowberry Lane team in 2015 from London where she had been working for a media company for 6 years. She is an inspirational member of the team.

Lisa Fricker

Lisa Fricker - Registered Manager

Lisa Fricker has worked with Dr Gabriel since August 2000 starting in his NHS GP Practice. She has been with Snowberry Lane Clinic since the beginning, and became the clinics Practice Manager and Registered Manager with Care Quality Commission (CQC) in April 2008, which she runs with ease and is very approachable to both staff and patients. Lisa is pivotal in keeping the high standards that everyone expects from The Snowberry Lane Clinic Team.

Jude Sladek

Jude Sladek - Deputy Manager

Jude has been with the clinic since 2006 as the Deputy Practice manager, her role is to help with the smooth running of the clinic and making sure the exacting high standards are kept. She also likes to make the clinic environment a happy place to work and visit.

Sherelyn Cowles

Sherelyn Cowles - Accounts Manager

Sherlyn qualified in 2013 as an AAT accountant and decided to join us. Sherelyn is very efficient and enthusiastic member of the team.

Emily Gabriel - Marketing Manager

Emily joined the Snowberry Lane team in 2015 from London where she had been working for a media company for 6 years. She is an inspirational member of the team.

Meet The Admin Team

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Denise Ludwell - Receptionist & Admin Assistant

Denise started with us in 2006 after working for many years working for the NHS. She always makes sure our busy reception area is run smoothly along with her strengths for customer care skills and interaction with clients.  Denise has a great knowledge of our clinic and always willing to help when needed.

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Danna Dixon - Admin Coordinator

Danna started to work for us 2015 after working in the NHS for a number of years before joining us. Danna works tirelessly running about sorting all problems that occur and fixing them. She is a happy greatly loved member of the team.

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Lisa Thomas - Admin Assistant/Gym Instructor

Lisa has worked in admin with the NHS starting in Torquay for a number of years before moving up here in 1998 and working around Wiltshire Surgeries. She joined the Snowberry Team in late 2017. Lisa is also one of our Fitness Instructors who helps our Alevere clients reach their goal. Lisa is a great team player in the clinic and a happy member of the team

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Denise Ludwell - Receptionist

Denise worked for the Leeks and then the NHS for many years before starting with us in 2006. Denise enjoys working here and loves the interaction with the clients at the front of house.

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Danna Dixon - Admin Coordinator

Danna started to work for us 2015 after working in the NHS for a number of years before joining us. Danna works tirelessly running about sorting all problems that occur and fixing them. She is a happy greatly loved member of the team.

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Lisa Thomas - Admin Assistant/Gym Instructor

Lisa has worked in admin with the NHS starting in Torquay for a number of years before moving up here in 1998 and working around Wiltshire Surgeries. She joined the Snowberry Team in late 2017. Lisa is also one of our Fitness Instructors who helps our Alevere clients reach their goal. Lisa is a great team player in the clinic and a happy member of the team