Mrs Effie Katerinaki MBChB, PhD, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Plast)

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

Effie Katerinaki obtained her medical degree from the University of Patras, Greece and completed all her surgical training in the UK. She undertook her specialist training in Plastic Surgery in Manchester and has completed fellowships in breast reconstruction at City Hospital, Birmingham and in Winnipeg, Canada. Her current NHS post is Consultant Plastic Surgeon at City Hospital, Birmingham with a specialist interest in breast reconstruction.

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Friday afternoon


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Qualifications

CCT - Accreditation in Plastic Surgery


GMC Number

4204138, Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery


NHS Post

Consultant Plastic Surgeon at City Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham


Professional Societies

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)


Full Biography

Effie Katerinaki obtained her medical degree from the University of Patras, Greece and completed all her general medical and advanced Plastic Surgery training in the UK.

She was awarded her PhD from the University of Sheffield in 2004 for her research work on malignant melanoma.

Mrs Katerinaki underwent her specialist training in Plastic Surgery in Manchester where she worked at Wythenshawe Hospital and the Christie Hospital, the largest cancer center in Europe, acquiring skills in breast and skin reconstructive surgery.

She has completed a 12-month specialist breast reconstruction fellowship at City Hospital, Birmingham and subsequently spent 6 months on a prestigious fellowship on microsurgical reconstruction of the breast at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Canada, one of the biggest centres for microsurgery in North America.

Mrs Katerinaki’s current NHS post is Consultant Plastic Surgeon at City Hospital, Birmingham with a specialist interest in breast reconstruction. Her practice covers all aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast including developmental deformities, breast hypertrophy, asymmetry, total breast reconstruction using autologous tissue including microsurgical DIEP free flaps and implants, therapeutic mammoplasty techniques (breast conserving oncological surgery) and fat transfer (lipomodelling).  

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