Mrs Effie Katsarma

Mrs Effie Katsarma


Plastic Surgery

28 years of experience
23 years as a specialist


  • Hand Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3577688
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    Practices worked at

    Chelsea Outpatient Centre

    280 Kings Road, London, United Kingdom, SW3 5AW
    37 reviews

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

    Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre,102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NR
    18 reviews

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    162 reviews


    Miss Effie Katsarma is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand surgeon based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. She also performs private work at the Lister Hospital, Chelsea Outpatient Centre and Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre.

    After graduating from the Aristotle University of Medicine in Greece in1989, she moved to the UK and began her plastic surgery training at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex. Following this, she completed further training at St Andrews Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, University College Hospital and the Royal Free in London. After completing her training, she undertook an 18 month clinical fellowship at the Christine Kleinert Institute in the USA, where she gained extensive experience in microsurgery and hand surgery. Whilst in the United States she became a member of the USA Hand Transplant Team and assisted with the second hand transplant in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2001, she was appointed as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. 

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    Medical procedures

    • Abdominal surgery
    • Body Contouring 
    • Botulinum Therapy
    • Breast Augmentation (enlargement) 
    • Hand surgery
    • Wrist Surgery



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    Special interests

    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Finger Injury 
    • Hand Deformities 
    • Hand Injury 
    • Trigger Finger 



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    MD Aristotle University of Medicine, Greece

    PhD London 

    EBOPRAS (Fellow) The European Board Of Plastic Reconstructive And Aesthetic Surgery

    FRCS(Eng) Royal College of Surgeons

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