Mr Nikolaos Karydis, Consultant Transplant & Dialysis Access Surgeon

Mr Nikolaos Karydis

Consultant Transplant & Dialysis Access Surgeon

Mr Nikolaos Karydis MD PhD FRCS

Consultant Transplant & Dialysis Access Surgeon


Mr Nikolaos Karydis

Consultant Transplant & Dialysis Access Surgeon MD PhD FRCS



  • London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

About Mr Nikolaos Karydis

GMC number: 7201505

Year qualified: 2003

Place of primary qualification: National Capodistrian University of Athens

Mr Karydis is a highly skilled consultant surgeon specialising in liver, pancreatic, and transplant surgery. He is currently based at Guy's Hospital in London, where he joined the transplant team in 2014. Mr Karydis graduated from the medical school of the University of Athens, Greece, in 2003 and qualified in general surgery in 2011 after completing his PhD. He further specialised in liver, pancreatic, and transplant surgery in the UK, training at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne and Guy's and St Thomas' in London.

In 2016, Mr Karydis was awarded an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at King's College London, reflecting his commitment to both clinical practice and academic research. His research interests include vascular access and pancreas transplantation, and he maintains an active research portfolio in these areas.

Mr Karydis performs a range of complex procedures, including kidney and pancreas transplantation, advanced vascular access, and peritoneal dialysis procedures for patients with end-stage kidney failure. He is also proficient in minimally invasive (""keyhole"") donor nephrectomies, enabling people to donate a kidney to a relative or friend with reduced recovery time and discomfort.

His clinical consultations cover a wide array of services, including assessment for kidney donation and transplantation, post-donation and post-transplant follow-up, and evaluation for vascular access for haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Conditions Treated
- End-stage kidney failure
- Patients requiring kidney and pancreas transplantation
- Individuals needing vascular access for haemodialysis
- Donors undergoing laparoscopic nephrectomy

Mr Karydis is dedicated to providing exceptional care to his patients, combining his extensive surgical expertise with a compassionate approach to patient management.