Meet The Team
Because we work together as a team, we are able to offer a full range of surgical and non-surgical treatments and you can rest assured that we each have a passion for what we are doing in providing treatment of the highest standard.
Jonathan Staiano, Plastic Surgeon
BSc | MBBS | MSc | FRCS(Eng) | FRCS(Plast)
He is frequently asked for his opinion by the press and regularly features in the media for the likes of the BBC, the Times, the Daily Mail and Embarrassing Bodies.
Effie Katerinaki, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon
MBChB | PhD | FRCS (Ed) | FRCS (Plast)
Mrs Katerinaki undertook a six year specialist training programme in Plastic Surgery in Manchester where she worked at South Manchester University Hospital and the Christie Hospital, the largest cancer center in Europe, acquiring skills in breast and skin cancer 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.
She was awarded her PhD from the University of Sheffield in 2004 for her clinical and laboratory research work on malignant melanoma.
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).
- General Medical Council Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery
- British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
- British Medical Association
Mr Paul Tulley, Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon
Paul graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London and completed specialist training in plastic surgery at a number of London teaching hospitals. He subsequently undertook further specialist training in microsurgery in Taipei, Taiwan and Toronto.
Paul gained additional experience in cosmetic surgery during a cosmetic fellowship at the Wellington Hospital, London as well as further training in the United States. He has trained with many of the leading cosmetic surgeons in the United Kingdom and the USA.
Paul’s main areas of interest are surgery for facial palsy, breast reconstruction and all areas of cosmetic surgery for female and male patients. These include facial rejuvenation (face and brow lifting, blepharoplasty), rhinoplasty, cosmetic breast surgery, liposuction and body contouring procedures and non-surgical treatments.
Dr Brendan O'Connor, Consultant Anaesthetist
MBBS | MD | FRCA | FFICM
A very well regarded anaesthetist, his approach is caring, gentle and focussed on patient comfort. Brendan is always happy to be contacted for any clarifications or questions you might have regarding the anaesthetic.
Dr Anand Arora, Consultant Anaesthetist
MBBS | MD | FRCA | FFICM
He is a very well regarded anaesthetist and has been a part of the team since the start. He is very experienced and is caring, gentle and focussed on patient comfort. He is always happy to be contacted for any clarifications or questions you might have regarding the anaesthetic.
Dr Shradha Lakhani
BSc(Hons), Clin PsychD
Shradha enjoys working with people, this usually takes the form of individual consultation and possibly therapeutic input. Her expertise is in assisting people in a wide range of areas – clinical conditions that may be related to anxiety or body image issues, as well as assessments for risk reducing mastectomies, breast augmentation assessments and weight management assessments.
Shradha is a very important member of the team in supporting our patients emotionally when embarking on their journey to surgery.
Tish Samuels, Senior Clinic Nurse
Front of House Administrator
Laura is often your first point of contact, offering a friendly and relaxed welcome.
Laura is available to take your call and assist with any questions you may have on 0121 454 3680