Mr Nicos Kessaris

Mr Nicos Kessaris

BSc, MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Gen Sur)

General Surgery

24 years of experience
14 years as a specialist


  • Transplant Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4301547
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1919 reviews

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1333 reviews


    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 is the Surgical Lead for Paediatric Kidney Transplantation at Evelina London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals, the Chair of the Surgical Safety Group at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and a Councillor of the European Society for Organ Transplantation.  

    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.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

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


    • Kidney Transplant
    • Pancreas Transplant
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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 (Royal College of England) - 2007
    • HESPERIS Course Diploma, European Society for Organ Transplantation - 2009
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