KAT & CO TEAM
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 KATClinic Director / Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and 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.
Mr ANDREJ SALIBIConsultant Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeon
Mr Andrej Salibi has trained in some of the most renowned plastic surgery units across the UK including the world famous Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit in Glasgow and the Pulvertaft Centre in Derby.
He has worked in a number of centres of excellence such as The Christie Hospital and The Manchester Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns and has also undertaken a dedicated aesthetic training programme in private hospitals across Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire and London.
Mr Salibi has a special interest in breast aesthetic surgery and body-contouring techniques. His other interests include prominent ear correction, rhinoplasty and surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation. He is also passionate about the training of junior surgeons in plastic and cosmetic surgery.
Andrej plays football and enjoys all varieties of fishing when time and opportunity allow.
Dr SONIA KHORANAGP and Aesthetic Doctor
Dr Sonia is a GP with a special interest in Dermatology and an Aesthetic Doctor. She graduated from the University of Liverpool Medical School and obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology with Distinction from Queen Mary University London.
She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has been featured in a number publications including Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Grazia and Daily Mail.
Dr Sonia provides a wide range of medical and laser aesthetic treatments and has a holistic approach to anti-ageing and wellness. She has a keen eye for detail and combines her experience in medicine with her skills in aesthetics and dermatology to deliver high quality and safe treatments which create natural looking results. She is passionate about body positivity and helping people feel more confident and empowered in their own skin.
Outside of work, she is a keen baker, trains Muay Thai and writes about skin health and education on her Instagram page @dermgp.
Dr Sonia is a member of The Aesthetic Complications Expert Group, The Primary Care Dermatology Society and The British Medical Laser Association.
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 Kat's theatre lists, surgical bookings and outpatient clinics.
An experienced administrator and trained illustrator, Jade is part of the team that forms the administration backbone of the practice. She helps to manage surgery bookings and is also the main patient coordinator who talks our patients through the pre-surgery processes.
Jade draws as a hobby and maintains her own website on which her works can be viewed and purchase.
NICOLA GUYCosmetic Nurse Specialist
Nicola qualified as a nurse more than 5 years ago and has chosen to follow her interest and passion into Cosmetic Surgery. She's joined us from a large, regional ambulatory care service (which provides day surgery exclusively) and is therefore well positioned to provide pre- and post-operative care to our patients.
Our surgical patients are likely see Nicola as their first point of contact when Nicola checks them in and looks after them in Recovery. Nicola also runs dressing clinics and sees patients for their first dressing change and review.
In her spare time, Nicola enjoys reading novels of all genres, hitting the gym, fine food and expensive shoes ( not in strict order).
AMIE HALLIGANSkin Therapist
Amie has alway been interested in aesthetic treatments and skin health and has worked in the industry for more than 5 years.
She is part of the Skin Therapy team and carries out micro needling, Hydrafacials, lymphatic massage, laser hair removal and a range of other treatments.
Amie is also a qualified makeup and semi permanent makeup artist.
She enjoys her time with family and finds her zen in yoga.
Eva is a qualified AMASPAR administrator and has over five years of experience working as a medical receptionist- administrator.
Eva has joined Kat & Co because of her interest in Skin Care and Aesthetic Surgery.
She is part of the Kat & Co reception team. Her main role is meeting and greeting all visitors and providing an excellent service to patients by dealing with their queries quickly and efficiently.
In her spare time, Eva enjoys photography and can often be found stalking the neighborhood cats with her camera.
Dr H KATFinance Director
Dr Kat manages the administration and logistics of the practice, from accounting and financial issues to the strategic planning for the practice. Additionally, he coordinates and supervises the team members.
Dr ANAHITA MANSOURIAesthetic Doctor
Dr Ana is the resident aesthetic doctor at our clinic as well as non-surgical services manager and clinical governance lead.
Dr Ana Mansouri MBBS BSc PgDipDerm MBACert, graduated from Newcastle University Medical School with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery and has a clinical background in a wide range of medical & surgical specialities. During her time as an associate GP in training, she went on to complete postgraduate training in Clinical Dermatology with the Queen Mary University London studying at the world-famous Blizard Center for Skin Research. This subsequently led to her pursuing her deep-rooted passion for aesthetics and beauty. Since then, she has benefited from working with some of the industry’s leading clinics such as SK:N, Courthouse Clinics and The Harley Medical Group prior to joining the team at Kat & Co.
She is passionate about all things aesthetic medicine and cosmetic dermatology. Her signature approach is gentle “tweakments” to achieve natural and elegant results enhancing each of her patient’s unique features. She is a firm believer in the value of providing holistic aesthetic assessments and takes pride in her thorough approach to patient safety and standard of care.
To fulfil her appetite for lifelong learning, she also spends her weekends at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London teaching injectables to other medical colleagues as part of the award-winning team at Acquisition Aesthetics.
Her professional credentials include:
MBA essentials certificate from the London School of Economics.
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology (PgDipDerm) from the Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneous Research in the Blizard Institute and the Department of Dermatology at Barts Health, Queen Mary University of London.
Aesthetics Award 2021 "Rising Star of the Year" Finalist.
Winner of Global Health & Pharma Private Healthcare Awards Aesthetic Doctor of the Year 2021 - West Midlands.
Safety in Beauty Diamond Awards Finalist: Aesthetic Doctor of the Year 2021.
Listed by the award-winning beauty journalist and author Alice Hart-Davis in her esteemed “little black book” of the top aesthetic practitioners in the country: The Tweakments Guide.
SkinCeuticals KOL. Obagi medical ambassador. ZO skin health certified specialist.
Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP)
Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
British Association of Dermatology (BAD)
British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS)
Aesthetics Complications Experts group (ACE)
British Association of Aesthetic Examiners & Assessors (BSAEA)
Fully indemnified with Cosmetic Insure
She provides the following services at the clinic:
• Anti-wrinkle injections • Dermal fillers • Injectable skin boosters • Platelet Rich Plasma • Medical grade skincare • 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 in 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.
Mr SAM MATTINEConsultant Maxillo-Facial Surgeon
Mr Mattine is a fully accredited board-certified consultant surgeon with a sub-specialist interest in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He was trained in a number of prestigious hospitals, both in the UK and France and is one of a handful of surgeons in the UK to have uniquely achieved dual fellowship in Head & Neck Surgery as well as Craniofacial Surgery.
With extensive clinical experience, he offers state-of-the-art facial aesthetic procedures including rhinoplasty, face & neck lifts, brows and forehead surgery as well as a diverse range of procedures to address the chin and jaw areas. He also specialises in male facelifts and double chin and is well known for the flawless, natural-looking results he achieves with his signature 'designer facelift'.
Mr Mattine is dedicated to perfecting his techniques and providing his clients with the highest possible standard of care and through this approach has developed an international reputation as an expert in facial surgery and is frequently invited to lecture at high profile meetings across the globe.
CATHERINE WILLIAMSOperating Department Practitioner
Catherine left beauty therapy and started her career in the operating theatre in 2013 working as a theatre support worker in cardiothoracic theatres. She went on to complete the operating department practice course in 2017. Her passion for cosmetic surgery eventually led her to join the Kat & Co team.
Catherine assists the anaethetists in surgery and she is also rostered to lead the Recovery Ward, where she checks in and prepares patients for surgeries and looks after them post-operatively before discharge.
Outside of work, Catherine enjoys her time with her family and has recently become a student of the sweet science of boxing.
ADEBA ALVITeam Leader
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.
JO TOWNSENDMarketing Manager
Jo has more than 14 years of 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.
JULIE TIMMINSSenior Skin Therapist
Julie has been working in the industry for 15 years and has special interest in advanced aesthetic treatments such as Laser Hair Removal, Microneedling, Hydrafacial, Fat Freezing and Lymphatic Drainage.
She's passionate about skin health and non surgical aesthetic treatments and leads a team of skin therapists.
Julie aims to offer our patients a very professional yet friendly, top quality service, ensuring that they are always in very safe hands.
In her spare time, Julie enjoys the outdoors especially in the company of her family.
Dr LEONARDO DE FASANOAesthetic Doctor & Vaser Liposuction/Renuvion Specialist
Dr Fasano is an established body sculpting specialist. His areas of expertise are VASER liposuction, fat transfer and different non-invasive skin tightening treatments including the revolutionary Renuvion plasma skin tightening device.
Dr Fasano graduated from the international school of medicine at Timisoara, Romania and achieved a Master's in Aesthetic Medicine at Queen Mary University of London.
Through his career, he has enjoyed medical training across Italy, USA and the UK.
His passion for aesthetics and attention to detail contribute to the great results which he's able to achieve in his treatments. Dr Fasano prides himself in great attention to the patient's needs and is well known for his excellent post-operative care when treating his patients.
Dr Fasano has become an expert in VASER® Hi-Def Sculpturing and liposuction using the innovative VASER® technology during his training at the Cosmos Clinic in Sydney, Australia.
He also underwent training at various prestigious courses in the UK by the Harley Academy, the E. Coates Aesthetic training institute and qualified with a Master's in Aesthetic Medicine at the Queen Mary University in London.
More recently, he has added the use of Renuvion to his armamentarium to provide the best in body contouring
This mix of training has provided him with skills and expertise particularly in the field of body contouring where he has established himself as one of the true experts in the UK.
Dr DAVE GREENConsultant Anaesthetist
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 a 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.
Dr FAIZ BANNOURAHConsultant Anaesthetist
Dr Bannourah has been a consultant anaesthetist since 1992. He works with surgeons across the disciplines and has been providing anaesthetic care to Mrs Kat's patients for more than 20 years. In recent years, Dr Bannourah has developed a special interest in Intravenous Anaesthesia and is a key member of the Kat & Co team.
As a senior doctor, Dr Bannourah sits on management committees at both the private hospital and Kat & Co and also provides appraisal to doctor colleagues.
In his spare time, Dr Bannourah enjoys tennis and bridge. He also cooks a mean tagine.
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 a 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 continuing her 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 micro-needling) using the Environ Medical Roll CIT to boost the collagen production of the skin to brighten and boost the overall appearance of the skin
NADIA MUBARAKClinical Nurse Specialist
Nadia has 10 years of varied nursing experiences. She started her career as a nurse in the NHS in acute settings before joining the private sector. Nadia joined the Kat & Co team because of her passion for cosmetic surgery and patient care. As a patient, you are likely to meet Nadia as she prepares you for surgery and readies you for home. She may also be the person who helps you with the dressings and wound care in the post operative period. Nadia enjoys baking and applies her same exacting standards to her cakes and cookies.
NOREEN NAZIRScrub Nurse
Noreen left a successful career in television to pursue her passion and desire to work as a Theatre Nurse specialising in Cosmetics Surgery. After her training and qualifications within the NHS, Noreen entered the private sector and joined the Kat & Co team, a move which she described as making her dream come true.
Noreen is experienced with working in surgical and medical wards, perioperative and postoperative care settings. As a Scrub Nurse on the team, Noreen's main duties are assisting the surgeons during surgeries and the running of the operating theatre.
Noreen believes in providing all round holistic patient-centred care and is dedicated to providing her patients with that experience.
In her spare time, Noreen enjoys meditating, exploring new culinary experiences and all things Porsche related.
MARIJA NINIC-TODOROVICPractice Manager
Marija is a nurse by training and has spent 30 years in NHS and private healthcare (Surgical and Emergency Care). Specifically, she has been in leadership and management roles in Cosmetic Surgery in the past 15 years.
Aside from housekeeping, staff management and other pragmatics, Marija is in charge of ensuring that our patients receive safe care and the highest possible standard of service.
Marija loves travel and the arts and has a daily routine of runs and long walks which serve as her self-psychotherapy.
Rebecca has worked in the aesthetic industry for 4 years, initially starting her journey as part of a bookings and enquiry team and progressing to front of house.
Having worked in a variety of roles within the customer service industry for over 10 years, including as a Casino Inspector and VIP hostess, she understands the importance of patient satisfaction and will make it her top priority to ensure that you are happy throughout every stage of your journey at Kat & Co.
DALEY THOMPSONMaintenance Engineer
Daley has worked in property development for over ten years, in various capacities as maintenance manager and concierge. He joined Kat & Co as Maintenance Engineer and is our go-to person for matters related to repairs on the estate.
Daley runs an ongoing programme of touch-ups and refurbishment to keep the clinic looking pristine.
Aside from being a very active member at his church, Daley enjoys the outdoors and badminton.