Academic work

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 completed research 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.

  1. Adherence to best practice consensus guidelines for implant-based breast reconstruction: Results from the iBRA national practice questionnaire survey. iBRA Steering Group; Breast Reconstruction Research Collaborative. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 May; 44(5):708-716.
  2. Variation in the provision and practice of implant-based breast reconstruction in the UK: Results from the iBRA national practice questionnaire. iBRA Steering Group; Breast Reconstruction Research Collaborative. Breast. 2017 Oct; 35:182-190.
  3. Anesti K., 2015. Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Plastic, Aesthetic &Research Journal, 2 (6).
  4. Anesti E., Wu H., Moaveni Z., 2014. Management of extensive intraparotid vascular malformation. A case report. Plastic &Aesthetic Research Journal, 1 (1), pp. 33-38.
  5. Chuang D.C-C, Lu J. C-Y, Anesti K., 2013. One-Stage Procedure Using Spinal Accessory Nerve (XI)–Innervated Free Muscle for Facial Paralysis Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132(1), pp.117e-129e.
  6. Anesti E., Moss A.L.H., 2013. Otoplasty Morbidity. Journal of Modern Plastic Surgery, 3(1), pp. 28-33.
  7. Terzis J.K., Anesti K., 2013. Extratemporal facial paralysis. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 70(2):196-210.
  8. Terzis J.K., Anesti K., 2013. Novel use of Platysma for Oral Sphincter Substitution or countering excessive pull of a free muscle. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 66(8), pp.1045-1057.
  9. Terzis J.K., Anesti K., 2011. Developmental facial paralysis: A review. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 64(10), pp. 1318-1333.
  10. Terzis J.K., Anesti K., 2011. Experience with developmental facial paralysis: Part I. Diagnosis and associated stigmata. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 128(5), pp. 488e-497e.
  11. Terzis J.K., Anesti K., 2011. Experience with developmental facial paralysis: Part II.Outcomes of Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 129(1), pp. 66e-80e.
  12. Anesti E., Karoo R., Phipps A., 2010. Auricular reconstruction with the use of a modified rhomboid flap. European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 33(5), pp. 311-313.
  13. Smith N.C., Anesti K., Mckinnon G., 2009. A novel method of applying Biobrane to facial burns. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 62(5), pp. 700-701.
  14. Anesti E., Malic C., Southern S., 2007. I Have a Nail "Stuck" In My Hand. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 49(2), pp. 249-250.
  15. Anesti E., Brooks P., Majumder S., 2007. Images in Emergency Medicine. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 50(1).
  16. Anesti E., Alpar E.K. Post-burn Hand Deformities. Eastern Virginia MS Journal 2011
Hand Burns. Book Chapter. (Burns: Prevention, Causes and Treatment, Nova Publishers, 2011) - Anesti K.
Facial Paralysis. Book Chapter. (Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery, 7th Edition, 2014) - J.K. Terzis, Anesti K.
General Surgery. (Schwartz) Translation from English into Greek: Chapters in Plastic,
Reconstructive Surgery, Chapter in Physiologic Monitoring of the Surgical Patient, Athens, - Greece University Press, 2004.