About Dr Von Biel

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Dr. Tom Von Biel: A Distinguished Medical Professional

Dr. Tom Von Biel has an impressive background that spans continents and specialties. Here are the key points:

  1. Early Career and UK Experience:

    • Dr. Von Biel trained in New Zealand and graduated in 1987.
    • He gained extensive experience and qualifications  in surgery, emergency medicine, and orthopedics while working in the UK between 1989 and 1991.
    • Returning to New Zealand, he initally engaged in orthopeadic, plastic and rehabilative medicine prior to  qualifying as a General Practitioner (GP) in 1994.
  2. Contributions to General Practice:

    • In 1998, Dr. Von Biel moved back to the UK and has worked as a GP in Lancing.
    • He joined the Kingfisher Surgery in Lancing as a partner in 2004, where he managed the practice and established  successful clinics for joint injections and minor surgeries.
  3. Specialization and Academic Pursuits:

    • Dr. Von Biel’s interest in dermatology led him to earn a postgraduate diploma with distinction (PGDipDerm) in 2013.
    • He has been part of the Sussex Community Dermatology Service (SCDS) since 2013.
    • He  has been awared “GP with extended role” status in dermatology from the Royal College of GPs (RCGP).
  4. Holistic Approach and Interests:

    • Dr. Von Biel explores alternative treatments to minimize overmedication and side effects.
    • He been a member of the regional Musculoskeletal Services (MSK) reconfiguration group and presently is an examiner for Brighton Medical School.
  5. Personal Interests:

    • Beyond medicine, Dr. Von Biel enjoys squash, skiing, snowboarding, and walks in the scenic South Downs.


Dr. Tom Von Biel’s diverse expertise reflects his commitment to patient care and continuous learning.

He is a member of the following professional organisations: