Consultant plastic surgeon
Catina Bernardis studied medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and obtained a BSc in physiology and biochemistry, graduating as a doctor in 1989.
She subsequently completed her plastic surgery training in The Pan Thames Training Scheme in London, working as a plastic surgery registrar at St Thomas' Hospital, London, The Queen Victoria, East Grinstead, and St George's Hospital, London. She was awarded the Specialist Fellowship in Plastic Surgery (FRCS Plast) in 2002.
After completing her training, Catina spent two months in Ganga Hospital in Coimbatore, India, undertaking a fellowship in trauma reconstruction. She subsequently spent time at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, gaining experience in surgery for traumatic brachial plexus injuries. In addition, she undertook Fellowships in hand surgery at the Hand Clinic in Windsor, and Aesthetic Surgery at The Wellington Hospital, London.
Catina worked as a Locum Plastic Surgery Consultant at The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals for four months, and at The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, for six months. Thereafter, she was appointed to a substantive consultant post at Guy's and St Thomas' in 2005.
Management of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in patients with epidermolysis bullosa: Best clinical practice guidelines: British Journal of Dermatology 174(1), August 2015
Surgery of the Hand in Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Dermatologic clinics 28(2):335-41, April 2010
- A New Classification for Fingertip Injuries: The Journal of Hand Surgery British & European Volume 25(1):58-60, March 2000
- Hand conditions – carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, dupuytren's disease including recurrent disease, benign and some malignant tumours, trigger finger and thumb, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, and hand trauma including injuries of tendons including their reconstruction, nerves and soft tissue, fractures and dislocations
- Epidermolysis bullosa
Last updated: January 2021