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- Hand surgery
Miss Catina Bernardis is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in hand surgery including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren’s disease (including revisional surgery); tenosynovitis (including trigger finger and thumb), and De Quervain's tenosynovitis; wrist and finger ganglions; mallet deformity of the finger.
Miss Bernardis studied Medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital and obtained a BSc in Physiology and Biochemistry. She obtained her MBBS in 1989 and completed her plastic surgery training in The Pan Thames Training Scheme in London.
Miss Bernardis undertook Fellowships in Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the Wellington Hospital and Windsor Hand Clinic respectively and gained a wealth of experience during various posts as a plastic surgery registrar at St Thomas’, The Queen Victoria, St George’s and Mount Vernon Hospitals as well as working as a Hand Surgeon at Ravenscourt Park Hospital. After completing her training, Miss Bernardis spent two months in Ganga Hospital in Southern India undertaking a fellowship in trauma.
Following this, Miss Bernardis held various posts at The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital as well as the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and The Radcliffe Infirmary assisting with hand surgery, emergency work as well as obstetrical and traumatic brachial plexus injuries. She was also involved with developing a new plastic surgery service at Newbery Community Hospital.
Miss Bernardis has a substantive NHS post at St Thomas’ and has been working there as a Consultant Plastic Hand Surgeon since 2005. She was Clinical Lead of the Department for 2 years.
Miss Bernardis joined The London Orthopaedic Clinic in 2014 and works closely with Mr Brian Cohen, our upper limb specialist.
Areas of interest
Carpal tunnel syndrome; cubital tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren’s disease; Revision Dupuytren's disease; Ganglion cysts; Mallet finger; arthritis of small joints in the hand; tendon and nerve conditions or injuries; Trigger Finger; De Quervain's tenosynovitis; scar management and revision; soft tissue lumps and bumps in hand and body including cysts, lipomas, moles; epidermolysis bullosa.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Guys' and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
- MBBS The Pan Thames Training Scheme 1989
- FRCS (plast) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2002
- BSc (hons) Physiology and Biochemistry 2:1 London University 1984
Reference number 3324244
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS (plast), 2004
- The London Orthopaedic Clinic79 Wimpole...
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 020 7186 1014
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
0207 186 1000
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)
Debridement and primary suture of wound without involvement of deeper tissue (skin & subcutaneous fat only) - trunk & limbs - (1-5)
Change of cast without general anaesthetic - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)
Secondary excision of malignant lesion - trunk & limbs - (1-5)
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