Mrs Effie Katerinaki

Mrs Effie Katerinaki

Mrs Effie Katerinaki is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon in Birmingham specialising in breast reconstruction.

NHS base
GMC Number
4204138
Clinic Timetable
Clinical interests

Effie performs cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast and body including breast uplift surgery, breast reduction, breast augmentation, male breast reduction (gynaecomastia), surgery for breast asymmetry, fat transfer, abdominoplasty and body contouring procedures. Effie also performs ear plastic surgery including ear pinning, split ear lobe correction, as well as liposuction procedures including thigh liposuction, fat transfer, abdominal liposuction, thigh and buttock lifts, scar revision, as well as mole, skin tag and cyst removal.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (with specialist interest in Plastic Surgery) Member of the British Medical Association Member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) MBChB PhD (Sheffield) GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery CCT - Accreditation in Plastic Surgery

Academic Background

Effie graduated from the University of Patras, Greece and undertook all her general surgical and advanced Plastic Surgery training in the UK. She completed a six year training programme in Plastic Surgery at South Manchester University Hospital and the Christie Hospital, the largest cancer centre in Europe, acquiring skills in breast and skin cancer reconstructive surgery. Prior to starting her specialist training in Plastic Surgery, Effie worked on a 3 year long clinical research project on malignant melanoma at the University of Sheffield which led to her PhD degree being awarded by the University in 2004. Effie completed a 12 month specialist breast reconstruction fellowship at City Hospital, Birmingham and subsequently spent a further 6 months on a prestigious fellowship on microsurgical reconstruction of the breast at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Canada, one of the largest centres for microsurgery in North America. In 2011 Effie was appointed to her first NHS Consultant post in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. She then moved to City Hospital, Birmingham in 2012 to work as a full time Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a specialist interest in breast reconstruction. Effie is on the GMC specialist register for Plastic Surgery and a full member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). Effie left the NHS in July 2017 and now offers plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic procedures in the private sector, where she aims to continue providing the highest quality safe surgical care tailored specifically to the individual's needs.

NHS base

GMC Number

4204138

Clinic Timetable

Clinical interests

Effie performs cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast and body including breast uplift surgery, breast reduction, breast augmentation, male breast reduction (gynaecomastia), surgery for breast asymmetry, fat transfer, abdominoplasty and body contouring procedures. Effie also performs ear plastic surgery including ear pinning, split ear lobe correction, as well as liposuction procedures including thigh liposuction, fat transfer, abdominal liposuction, thigh and buttock lifts, scar revision, as well as mole, skin tag and cyst removal.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (with specialist interest in Plastic Surgery) Member of the British Medical Association Member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) MBChB PhD (Sheffield) GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery CCT - Accreditation in Plastic Surgery

Academic Background

Effie graduated from the University of Patras, Greece and undertook all her general surgical and advanced Plastic Surgery training in the UK. She completed a six year training programme in Plastic Surgery at South Manchester University Hospital and the Christie Hospital, the largest cancer centre in Europe, acquiring skills in breast and skin cancer reconstructive surgery. Prior to starting her specialist training in Plastic Surgery, Effie worked on a 3 year long clinical research project on malignant melanoma at the University of Sheffield which led to her PhD degree being awarded by the University in 2004. Effie completed a 12 month specialist breast reconstruction fellowship at City Hospital, Birmingham and subsequently spent a further 6 months on a prestigious fellowship on microsurgical reconstruction of the breast at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Canada, one of the largest centres for microsurgery in North America. In 2011 Effie was appointed to her first NHS Consultant post in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. She then moved to City Hospital, Birmingham in 2012 to work as a full time Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a specialist interest in breast reconstruction. Effie is on the GMC specialist register for Plastic Surgery and a full member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). Effie left the NHS in July 2017 and now offers plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic procedures in the private sector, where she aims to continue providing the highest quality safe surgical care tailored specifically to the individual's needs.

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