Mr Nicos Kessaris

Mr Nicos Kessaris

BSc, MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Gen Sur)

General Surgery

26 years of experience
14 years as a specialist

Subspecialty

  • 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
    2,775 reviews

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,503 reviews

    About

    Mr Nicos Kessaris is a Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, where he has been based since 2012. He is predominantly involved in renal, pancreas, and paediatric transplantation. He also consults privately at London Bridge Hospital and The Portland Hospital.

    Mr Kessaris has expertise in the following areas:

    • Renal dialysis
    • Kidney dialysis: peritoneal dialysis
    • Kidney disease
    • Kidney, pancreas, renal transplant
    • Paediatric transplantation
    • Hand-assisted retroperitoneoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    • Vascular access
    • Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • General surgery for renal patients

    He is the Surgical Lead for Paediatric Kidney Transplantation at both Evelina London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. Additionally, he is 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. He is also an Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London.

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

    Procedures

    • Kidney Transplant
    • Pancreas Transplant
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    Education

    • 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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