Ms Kallirroi Tzafetta - Cosmetic Surgery, Essex

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Ms Kallirroi Tzafetta - Cosmetic Surgery

Ms Kallirroi Tzafetta is a Cosmetic Surgeon at Springfield Hospital in Essex

Based at: Springfield Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Ms Tzafetta's special interests include:  Facial surgery, facial reanimation (for facial paralysis), facelift, otoplasty (correction of prominent ears), necklift, reshaping of nose (rhinoplasty), eyelids (blepharoplasty), browlift surgery, neck lift, breast augmentation, breast reduction, mastopexy (breast uplift), gynaecomastia, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), brachioplasty, labioplasty, thigh lift, liposuction, fat transfer, , fillers and peels.

Academic background

Ms Kallirroi Tzafetta obtained her Medical Degree in University of Athens in 1991. She has undertaken all her training in the UK and obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training in Plastic Surgery (CCT) in UK in 2007. She has also completed a Fellowship in Microsurgery and reconstruction for facial paralysis in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. She is in the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery.
Ms Tzafetta was a Locum Consultant in Plastic Surgery in Leeds General Infirmary and is presently a Consultant in St Andrew’s Centre of Plastic Surgery in Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford. Her special interest is facial and neck surgery, however she is comprehensively trained in all aspects of Plastic and Cosmetic surgery. She performs the wide variety of cosmetic procedures such as facial surgery, facelifts, eyelid surgery, breast enlargement or reduction, tummy-tuck, liposuction and body sculpting.

Ms Tzafetta has undertaken two year full time research on wound healing at Bradford University which led her to a Masters Degree (MPhil). She also performed clinical and laboratory research on the facial nerve and facial reanimation during her fellowship year in Virginia, USA, for which she was awarded a grant from the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF) of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This work has been published in the journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and presented in international meetings. Ms Tzafetta has co-authored a chapter in the Text Book “PLASTIC SURGERY: Indications and Practice”. She presented her work in National and International meetings and published articles in medical journals.

Professional Memberships

Full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)

Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (EBOPRAS)

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS(g)
Member of World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSMR) and Member of Sir Charles Bell’s Society of facial palsy.

NHS base

St Andrews centre - Mid Essex Trust

Clinic Times

Thursday pm/eve

01245 200307