Rollison, Dr Karen

Dr Karen RollisonConsultant in Forensic Paediatrics

  • Consultant in Forensic Paediatrics
  • Tel: 0191 282 4754
  • GMC Code: 3199833
  • Qualifications: MbChB, MRCPCH, MFFLM, DFMB, DFFP, Dip Hlth Mgt
  • Special Interests

    Children’s genital problems

    Forensic assessments

    Looked-after children.

    Safeguarding children

  • Biography

    I graduated from Edinburgh University in 1987 and undertook paediatric training in Scotland, Australia and the North East.

    I have been a Consultant since 2002. My special interests include the management of children’s genital problems and the forensic assessment of children who allege sexual abuse. I am the Clinical Lead for this service at the RVI.

    I worked as Designated Doctor for Child Protection in Northumberland for five years and was also the Designated Doctor for Northumberland’s Child Death Review Process for four years.

    I am currently the Designated Doctor for Newcastle’s Child Death Review Process.

  • Directorate

    Children’s Services

  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    Weekly Genital clinics – Wednesday morning

    Weekly Forensic clinic – Thursday afternoon

    Looked After Children clinic – Thursday morning

  • Name of Secretary
    Janice Gaffin
  • Karen Rollison 
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