Mr Nicos Kessaris

Mr Nicos Kessaris

BSc, MBBS, MSc, FRCS(Gen Sur)

General Surgery

23 years of experience


  • Nephrology (Renal Medicine)
  • Transplant Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4301547
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
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    Mr Nicos Kessaris is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London. He also sees patients privately, including at London Bridge Hospital and The Portland Hospital. He has been a Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ since 2012 and is largely involved in renal, pancreas as well as paediatric transplantation. He performs hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy, vascular access and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, parathyroidectomy and general surgery for renal patients.

    Mr Kessaris undertook Specialist Registrar training in general surgery and transplantation in London and spent his last two years of training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Hammersmith Hospitals. He worked at St George’s Renal Transplant Unit as a Consultant during 2007–2012 and was Director of Transplantation for the last two years, successfully establishing the ABO and HLA incompatible transplant programmes.

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    Medical procedures

    • Transplantation surgery
    • Renal dialysis
    • Kidney dialysis: peritoneal dialysis
    • Kidney transplantation (medical care)
    • Kidney transplant
    • Renal transplant
    • Pancreas transplant
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    Special interests

    • Kidney disease
    • Transplant surgery
    • Kidney, pancreas and paediatric transplantation
    • Hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    • Vascular access
    • Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • General surgery for renal patients
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    • BSc Biomedical Sciences - St George's Hospital - 1993
    • MBBS - St George's Hospital - 1996
    • MSc in Surgical Practice - University of Kent, Canterbury - 2005
    • FRCS - 2007
    • HESPERIS Course Diploma, European Society for Organ Transplantation
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