KAT & CO AESTHETICS TEAM
Mrs Kat is supported by an administration team which forms the interface with patients, hospitals and the public. They are essential in providing information and advice regarding the practice, the surgical and non-surgical procedures and all related matters.
She is also joined by a team of talented doctors and practitioners, experts in their field of work, providing a range of aesthetic services that complements the surgeries.
If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us.
Mrs CC KATConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
CC Kat is a leading Midlands plastic surgeon specialising in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. One of the very few female plastic surgeons in the UK, she is in a unique position to offer that professional female perspective and care. As a perfectionist, she believes in achieving the best possible result for every patient.
MR KENNETH KOKConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Mr Kenneth Kok is a fully accredited UK trained Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon. He is registered with the General Medical Council and is on the Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery. He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS), the British Medical Association (BMA), the British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) and the British Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (BAHRS)
Ken graduated with MBChB from the University of Aberdeen Medical School with distinction and honours in his finals. After his basic surgical training, he undertook a period of research culminating in the award of Masters of Science with distinction. He was accepted to the West Midlands Plastic Surgery Training Programme which led to his appointment as a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the University Hospital of Birmingham.
Ken has a specialist interest in Facial Aesthetics , Skin and Hair which spurred him to complete additional Fellowships in Aesthetic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Hair Transplantation and Skin Cancer Surgery. During that time, he travelled extensively and worked with renowned experts in their respective fields. His expertise allows him to treat complex rhinoplasties and skin cancers in his NHS practice.
Ken has published extensively in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with articles in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, and a book chapter in Reconstruction of the Head & Neck. Ken has also presented at international and national plastic surgery meetings and is a reviewer for the British Journal of Surgery and the Journal of Plastic and Aesthetic Research.
Mr Kenneth Kok offers a comprehensive range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, with special interests in Facelifts, Rhinoplasty and Laser Surgery including Skin Resurfacing.
Dr POONAM PRADHANGynaecologist
Miss Poonam Pradhan has been a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist practicing at Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals since 2004. Additionally, Poonam Consults at Spire Healthcare and at MUMS Clinic (Midlands Ultrasound and Medical Services) in Solihull.
Poonam is a general gynaecologist who has expertise in transvaginal scanning for the detection of gynaecological problems including cancers. She performs surgery including laparoscopy, hysterectomy and vaginal repairs.
Miss Pradham offers general obstetrics and gynecology consultation at our clinic. Additionally, she provides assessment and treatments using the latest radio frequency technology for urinary incontinence and vaginal rejuvenation.
NATASHA RANKINAesthetic Nurse
Natasha has been nursing since 1996 covering a wide range of different specialities.
In 2003 she became Sister in charge of plastic surgery in the operating theatres at Spire Parkway hospital working closely with Mrs Kat.
Natasha’s depth of knowledge of a comprehensive range of cosmetic surgical procedures is invaluable to her role as Clinical Nurse Specialist. As a part of her role within the Kat&Co team she advises patients on their proposed surgery and sees post-operative patients in the hospital in the days immediately following surgery.
Natasha is committed to continuingher professional development and has undertaken training in a wide range of cosmetic procedures which she performs at the CC Kat Aesthetics clinic.
- Dermal filler injections for the improvement of lines and wrinkles. She currently uses Restylane, Restylane touch, Restylane Vital, Restylane Perlane, Juvederm 2-4 and Juvederm smile
- Wrinkle relaxing injections for the improvement of crow’s feet and frown lines
- The Obagi Blue Peel, to improve pigmentation, skin texture and fine lines
- Sclerotherapy injections to improve the appearance of thread veins on the legs
- Medical needling (also referred to as microneedling) using the Environ Medical Roll CIT to boost the collagen production of the skin to brighten and boost the overall appearance of the skin
CATHERINE PADGETTSkin Therapist
Catherine has over 10 years experience within the beauty and Aesthetic industry and also qualified as a Lecturer teaching Laser/IPL and Beauty Therapy on various qualifications and centres.
Her experience and training with our cosmeceutical product brands means she has the knowledge and skills to deliver excellent results and prides herself in providing each client with healthy skin.
Catherine provides a host of treatments at Kat&Co including Hydrafacial, Environ Facials, SkinPen Micro-needling, Laser Hair Removal, miraDry, Peels and Manual Lymphatic Drainage.
Josephine has joined us from the Priory and Edgbaston hospitals, where she gained a wealth of knowledge and experience from working in various administrative jobs, such as Pre-assessment, to working on the wards of the hospitals as a ward clerk.
Josephine started her receptionist work in a hair clinic in London before moving back to Birmingham to start work at the Priory. Here at Kat&Co, Jo has now moved from her receptionist role to deal with all invoicing, surgical paperwork, bookings and post procedure appointments.
She will also be helping with the day to day running of the clinic, answering general practice enquiries and booking appointments for Mrs Kat Aesthetics clinic.
JO TOWNSENDMarketing Manager
Jo has more than 14 years experience to bring to Kat & Co, ten of which were spent running her own marketing & design agency.
Jo joined the team in 2019 to look after all our marketing requirements including overseeing our regular social media, digital and print output.
Dr H KATClinic Director / Aesthetic Doctor
Dr Kat manages the administration and logistics of the practice, from accounting and financial issues to the strategic planning for the practice, and co-ordinates and supervises the team members. He also provides a range of treatments, including:
- Anti-wrinkle injections using Botulinum toxins
- Laser skin resurfacing to improve fine lines, skin tone and elasticity
- Laser treatment of vascular lesions, including thread veins and telangiectasia ('broken' veins from sun damage and ageing)
- Laser treatment of pigmented lesions such as age/sun spots
- Laser treatment of rosacea and acne, scars, warts and psoriasis
- Weight management counselling
Dr ANAHITA MANSOURIAesthetic Doctor
Dr Ana is an aesthetic doctor with a background in GP training. She graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Newcastle University Medical School in 2014 and has completed a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Dermatology (PgDipDerm) with Queen Mary University London. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatology (BAD), British Association for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS) and Aesthetics Complications Experts (ACE) group.
Dr Ana is passionate about all things aesthetic medicine, cosmetic dermatology and medical weight management. She is keen on keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements within aesthetic medicine. She also teaches Botox and Filler procedures to Doctors, Dentists and Nurses for an award-winning National aesthetic training group. Her signature treatments are natural and subtle anti-ageing injectable tweaks to rejuvenate and enhance your features. She is a firm believer in providing holistic aesthetic assessments to ensure optimal results and long-term benefits can be achieved.
Dr Ana provides consultations and treatments for our non-surgical procedures including:
• Anti-wrinkle injections
• Dermal fillers
• Injectable skin boosters
• Platelet Rich Plasma
• Medical grade skincare
• Nutritional and weight management services
• Non-invasive body contouring (Cristal cryolipolysis and Exilis radiofrequency/ultrasound treatments)
• Intravenous nutrient drips
MISS KERSTIN OESTREICHConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Miss Oestreich trained internationally in Germany, Ireland and Singapore qualifying as a Plastic Surgeon in 2006.
Alongside her surgical training she has also completed a Master’s degree in Healthcare Management in Germany and a degree on European Healthcare Leadership at the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau/ France. She was granted an award for the Leadership Award Scheme by the Health Foundation/London in 2009.
She was appointed as a Consultant Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgeon in one of the largest Plastic Surgery Departments in the UK in Salisbury, between 2007-2014, before going on to work as a Consultant in the prestigious Birmingham Children’s Hospital.
Kerstin has a specialist interest in the cosmetic areas of breast surgery including augmentations, reductions and mastopexies as well as cosmetic gynaecology and will be bringing her experience in cosmetic gynaecology to work alongside the team as part of our Well Woman Clinic.
Kerstin has been invited internationally to lecture (France, Argentina, Germany, US, Colombia) and has presented several peer-reviewed publications. She is also the co-author of 4 book chapters and has given numerous presentations nationally and internationally. Kerstin speaks fluent English and German and enjoys travelling, classical music and sports in her spare time.
ANGIE ROWCLIFFECosmetic Nurse
Cosmetic Nurse Angie trained at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow and has over
over 25 years of nursing experience, most recently working at Parkway Hospital before joining Kat & Co.
Angie will be assisting our established surgical team across all areas of the Practice including minor operations and consultations as well as supporting patients throughout their time at the clinic.
KELLY UMBERSSkin Therapist
Kelly has been a qualified beauty and skin therapist since 2008 and has gone on to broaden her knowledge within the beauty and aesthetic industry by completing a foundation degree in beauty management at Warwickshire college in 2012.
In her previous role, Kelly managed a team of therapists, overseeing their work and ensuring their performance was in line with the clients expectations.
Kelly offers skin analysis to all patients, resolving and maintaining skin problems from ageing concerns to breakouts. She is also trained in Microblading, Environ Ionzyme facial, HydraFacials, Laser Hair Removal and Skin tightening alongside many other beauty and spa treatments.
Jessica joined Kat&Co in 2019 to become part of our adminsitration team.
Jessica oversees a variety of tasks at Kat & Co Aesthetics including bookings, invoicing, post procedure appointments and surgical paperwork.
Jessica is also on hand to answer any general questions you may have about your appointment or procedure.
Here at CC Kat Aesthetics Adeba is part of our reception team. Her role is to greet you upon arrival, organise bookings and post procedure/follow up appointments for all our patients. Adeba also plays a part in the day to day running of the clinic, ensuring all patients are comfortable as well as answering any general practice enquires you may have.
MR ALBERTO DI GIUSEPPEConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Mr Alberto Di Giuseppe MD is a board certified Surgeon in Plastic Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a senior surgeon at the University of Ancona Plastic Surgery Department. He is also Associate Professor of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at the University of Oradea, Romania, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Lipoplasty University of Austin, Texas.
Alberto is a leading surgeon in VASER liposuction and trains doctors from all over the world in advanced VASER liposuction and liposculpturing techniques. He is also co-editor of 2 of the most comprehensive textbooks on liposuction - Liposuction: Principles and Practice (Springer 2006) and Body Contouring: Art, Science, and Clinical Practice (Springer 2010) and has also published extensively in surgical journals.
Alberto has a busy aesthetic surgery practice in Ancona, Bologna, and Milan in Italy and London in the UK. Kat & Co is very proud to have successfully convinced Alberto to head our VASER liposuction surgery service. As a team, we will be able to offer complex procedures like High Definition Vaser Liposuction for those patients of ours who wants a more defined athletic look.
Alberto’s second area of expertise is in the full range of cosmetic breast surgery.
MR CHRIS MACDONALDConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Mr Chris Macdonald is a highly experienced Plastic Surgeon who prides himself on his clear and honest approach and his ability to deliver outstanding, natural results for all his patients.
After qualifying from University College London (UCL) Medical School in 2006, Chris completed his early surgical training in London, Hertfordshire and Essex. He undertook his plastic and reconstructive surgery training at a number of internationally renowned hospitals including the St Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns (Broomfield) and Queen Victoria Hospital (East Grinstead).
After completing the FRCS(Plast) exam he was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons and has been invited to present his work and research at a number of international plastic surgery meetings. He is also is widely published in the medical literary world.
His surgical expertise includes facial rejuvenation, breast and body contouring and the advanced non-surgical techniques & treatments that Chris offers are designed to deliver outstanding, natural results.
DR DAVE GREENAnaesthetist
Dave is a Consultant anaesthetist and intensive care specialist who has worked alongside CC Kat for many years in the independent healthcare sector.
With over 20 years’ experience, Dave has a particular interest in Twilight Anaesthesia (conscious sedation) and has introduced the service to a host of clinics and surgeries across the Midlands.
Dave has helped to set up Twilight Anaesthesia at Kat&Co and works closely with the team to successfully facilitate this service at our Calthorpe Road Clinic in Birmingham.
In addition to his consultancy role, Dave has a keen interest in business management and recently partnered with Kat&Co for his latest business venture, Edgbaston Smile, a new cosmetic dentistry clinic.
He is also a founding member, trustee and donor to the Empower Foundation: a charity set up to promote healthy lifestyle through squash, education and nutrition for disadvantaged children from inner city Birmingham.
Dr CAMILO DIAZDermatologist / Hair Transplant Surgeon
Dr Diaz completed his dermatological training with the West Midlands Deanery in 2000. He now works as a consultant dermatologist at the Skin Centre, City Hospital in Birmingham, and at Spire Little Aston Hospital, his specialist areas of interest being dermatological surgery and skin cancer surgery.
Since 2004 he has been performing a wide range of aesthetic procedures and is experienced in the field of cosmetic dermatology. In the last few years he has successfully embarked upon the field of Hair restoration surgery, employing both Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) techniques.
Dr Diaz is the only Consultant dermatologist in the United Kingdom who has trained in the USA with some of the top hair surgeons in the world. His extensive knowledge in skin surgery has allowed him to do a modified technique from the donor area in the extraction of the donor tissue with excellent cosmetic results and he takes great pride in the design and natural result of the hairline.
Dr Diaz is a member of several international and national societies and regularly attends international meetings. He is a regular speaker at meetings and has appeared several times on local radio and television.
JODIE HUNTERPractice Manager
Jodie's career started with hotel hospitality and has gone on to spend 10 years in the NHS running a busy GP surgery in Sutton Coldfield. Jodie has been instrumental in the setting up of our clinic at our current location and is in charge of the day to day running of the practice.
LOUISE HEADPersonal Assistant
Louise worked as Marketing Secretary at The Priory Hospital in Edgbaston for 12 years. During this time she was intimately involved in marketing the cosmetic service at The Priory Hospital and became familiar with the world of cosmetic surgery.
She joined Mrs Kat's practice in 2008 to assist with the day to day running of the office.
Louise now looks after Mrs Kats theatre lists, surgical bookings and outpatient clinics.
Sarah joined Kat&Co as a receptionist at the end of 2019.
With an impressive background in healthcare and over 16 years experience in patient facing roles Sarah is the perfect addition to our front of house team.
Sarah is responsible for greeting patients on arrival at the Clinic and ensures everyone is booked in efficiently. She organises appointments, oversees patient paperwork and will be one of the friendly voices on the end of the phone when you call us.
Sarah is a key part of our front of house team making sure patients and visitors alike are well looked after and have everything they need during their visit to Kat&Co.