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

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

Effie is a fully accredited Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. Effie has completed a six year specialty training programme in Plastic Surgery in the UK and has undertaken fellowships in breast reconstruction in UK and Canada.

Effie is in the General Medical Council (GMC) specialist register for Plastic Surgery and a full member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). 

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PhD (Sheffield)
GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery
CCT - Accreditation in Plastic Surgery

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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 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. 

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.

Effie's normal practice is to offer everyone who has a consultation with her the opportunity to book a second consultation free of charge. This is prior to booking a date for a procedure and it ensures that the patient has had enough time to consider everything that has been discussed and ask any further questions they may have.

Patient Stories

"My biggest regret? Not doing it sooner!"

Bonnie had a breast augmentation procedure with Mrs Effie Katerinaki. Read her story…   Cosmetic surgery is something that I’ve always wanted and been open to and, as I got older and my body changed, that feeling never went away. However, having never had surgery, I developed a fear of...

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