- Not Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Hand surgery
Miss Catina Bernardis is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a special interest in hand surgery including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren’s disease (including revisional surgery); tenosynovitis (including trigger finger and thumb), and De Quervain's tenosynovitis; wrist and finger ganglions; mallet deformity of the finger.
She also treats lumps and bumps on the hands and elsewhere, including moles, lipomas and cysts.
Miss Bernardis studied Medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital and obtained a BSc in Physiology and Biochemistry, receiving a 2:1 with honours. She obtained her MBBS in 1989 and completed her plastic surgery training in The Pan Thames Training Scheme in London.
Miss Bernardis undertook Fellowships in Aesthetic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the Wellington Hospital and Windsor Hand Clinic respectively and gained a wealth of experience during various posts as a plastic surgery registrar at St Thomas’, The Queen Victoria, St George’s and Mount Vernon Hospitals. After completing her training, Miss Bernardis spent two months in Ganga Hospital in Southern India undertaking a fellowship in trauma.
Following this, Miss Bernardis worked as a Locum Consultant at The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and The Radcliffe Infirmary performing hand and general Plastic Surgery, and managing Plastic Surgery trauma patients. She was also involved with developing a new Plastic Surgery service at Newbury Community Hospital.
Miss Bernardis has a substantive NHS post at St Thomas’ and has been working there as a Consultant Plastic Hand Surgeon since 2005.
In addition, she is the surgeon for patients with the rare disease, epidermolysis bullosa, St Thomas' being the UK centre for this
She was Clinical Lead of the Department for 2 years.
Miss Bernardis sees Outpatients at The Shard and 30 Devonshire Street, both HCA facilities; and operates at The London Bridge Hospital, Princess Grace Hospital and The Weymouth Hospital.
Areas of interest
Carpal tunnel syndrome; tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren’s disease; Revision Dupuytren's disease; ganglion cysts; Mallet Finger; arthritis of small joints in the hand; tendon and nerve conditions or injuries; Trigger Finger; De Quervain's tenosynovitis; scar management and revision; soft tissue lumps and bumps in the hand (such as myxoid cysts, glomus tumours and giant cell tumours); and the body, including cysts, lipomas, moles; epidermolysis bullosa.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Guys' and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
- MBBS The Pan Thames Training Scheme 1989
- FRCS (plast) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2002
- BSc (hons) Physiology and Biochemistry 2:1 London University 1984
Reference number 3324244
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS (plast) , 2004
- The Shard
- 08:00 - 11:00
- 020 8017 2711
- The Shard, St Thomas Street, London SE1 9BS
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 020 8017 2711
Post treatment communication
020 8017 2711
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)