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Miss Katerina Anesti

Katerina Anesti

Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon




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.

Miss Anesti 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 College 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), the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), the British Association of Aesthetic Surgeons (BAAPS) and the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

Procedures include management of Skin Cancer, Breast Reconstruction, full scope of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery.

Other interests
Medico-legal report writing

Personal interests
Running, cycling, tennis and yoga

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 would also like to serve as an essential resource and role model for future health professionals.

She is actively involved in teaching and examining at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL.

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).
Research interests focus on nerve regeneration and facial paralysis reconstructive strategies.

She has 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.

MD, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1995
MRCS, RCSEd, 2005
Post Graduate Certificate in Health Research, University of Leeds, 2007
Plastic Surgery Greek Exit Exam/ Qualification, Athens, Greece 2012
EBOPRAS Exam, 2013
FRCS Plast, 2014
Full GMC Registration with License to practice : 4570747, (11/11/1998)
Plastic Surgery Specialist Register Entry date: 25/03/2014
Revalidation: 18/08/2019

Contact Details:


Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital, Wonford Road, Exeter EX2 4UG. Nuffield Health Taunton, Staplegrove Elm, Showell Park, Taunton, TA26AN. Holmedale Health, 34 Denmark Rd, Exeter EX1 1SE. Mount Stuart Hospital, Ramsay Health Care, St Vincents Road, Torquay, Devon TQ1 4UP.