Miss Anita Hazari

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Miss Anita Hazari

Specialist interests: plastic surgery; breast surgery.

Anita has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at QVH since 2006. She is on the specialist Plastic Surgery GMC register. She is a member of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) and British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and Association of Breast Surgery (ABS)

After being the Breast Oncoplastics Lead for QVH (2008-2012), bringing about policy changes such as need for a screening mammogram in breast reduction patients pre-operatively, Anita represented the South East as a BAPRAS Council member 2013-15. Anita was on the PRASIS Board for 3 years (2014-16) and served as its Executive Chair 2017-18. She was the National Lead (2015-20) for the cross-speciality UK National Flap Registry (UKNFR) a collaboration between 5 surgical speciality associations and produced its first report with over 5,000 cases in December 2019. Anita will complete her three year term as Chair of Plastic Surgery at JCIE (Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations) for FRCS(Plast) examinations in Oct 2023. She will take on the role of JCIE (IQA) Chair for all 10 surgical specialties from January 2024 for three years. Anita has also recently been appointed as Specialist Advisor in Breast Surgery at the CQC (Care Quality Commission).”

In her early years, Anita undertook research in nerve regeneration at the Blond McIndoe Centre, East Grinstead for two years which culminated in a higher degree (MD) from the University of London. The Royal College of Surgeons of England recognised her original work in nerve grafting and awarded a Hunterian Professorship in May 1999. As a specialist registrar in plastic surgery on the pan-Thames /London rotation, she worked in plastic surgery centres in Chelmsford, Royal Free Hospital, Wexham Park Hospital, East Grinstead and Mount Vernon Hospital. Additional training in microsurgery allowed her to develop specialist skills in breast reconstruction. She also spent time at the Christine Kleinert Institute of Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, USA in 2004 followed by an Upper Limb Fellowship at the Wrightington Hospital, 2005.

She provides a plastic surgery service to East Kent and holds additional clinics in Canterbury. She has a sub-speciality interest in breast reconstructive surgery and provides the whole repertoire of reconstruction including DIEP (abdomen), TUG (inner thigh), Buttock (SGAP), LD (back) flaps in addition to the use of implants.

Anita is keen on all sports in particular running and tennis and has an active family life with her husband and young son.

Qualifications -MBBS,MD, FRCS, FRCS(Plast)