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- Hand surgery
- Lower limb surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Miss Anesti is a Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital since 2015.
Her special interests include head and neck reconstruction and microsurgery, facial paralysis, skin cancer, hand surgery and a full range of cosmetic surgery procedures.
She trained extensively in plastic surgery before becoming a Consultant in the NHS.
Having graduated from Greece, she completed her surgical training in teaching hospitals in the Midlands, gaining her Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCS) in 2005.
Her plastic surgical training in Greece, UK, and New Zealand provided experience in all aspects of reconstructive surgery. In 2014 she passed the Intercollegiate examination in plastic surgery – FRCS (Plast) – and was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Surgical Training with accreditation on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Plastic Surgery.
Miss Anesti has completed Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Fellowships in International Centres of Excellence, in USA with Prof Julia Terzis, in Taiwan with Prof Fu-Chan Wei, at the Guy’s & St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust in London and the St Andrew’s Centre in Broomfield.
She is a member of several specialist professional bodies, including the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).
She welcomes enquiries regarding her practice, consultations and clinic availability.
Areas of interest
Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery;
Head & Neck Surgery;
Peripheral Nerve Injuries;
Post Bariatric Surgery/ weight loss;
Lower Limb Trauma
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Plastic Surgeon at
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant Plastic Surgeon at
Musgrove Park Hospital,
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Miss Katerina Anesti, as a dedicated Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon has the unique role in the health care system of providing specialty and sub specialty clinical, educational and research expertise to children and adults.
She is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL.
Research interests focus on nerve regeneration and facial paralysis reconstructive strategies.
She has completed a PhD in Facial Paralysis and Nerve Regeneration and authored several original publications in peer-reviewed journals, and textbook chapters on plastic & reconstructive surgery.
Through her new role as a Subspecialty Clinical Lead at the NIHR CRN would like to serve as an advocate of clinical research in South West Peninsula.
Running, cycling, tennis and yoga
Miss Anesti is associated with three medical charities: Facial Palsy UK (Medical Advisory Board), Operation Smile (Regan Fellow) and British Foundation for the International Reconstructive Surgery (BFIRST).
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
Greek Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Society for the Surgery of the Hand
Sir Charles Bell Society for facial paralysis
British Association of Plastic, Reconstruction and Aesthetic Surgeons
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