Hannah Maple

Consultant transplant and dialysis access surgeon


Hannah Maple has been a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2022.

She was the first clinical lecturer in transplant and general surgery in London. She worked on a National Institute for Health and Care Research funded study looking at barriers and outcomes in unspecified (altruistic) kidney donation.

She is Chair of the ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects of transplantation (ELPAT) section of the European Society of Organ Transplantation.

Education and training

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2019
  • PhD in transplantation, University of London, 2015
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS), GKT School of Medical Education, King's College London, 2007
  • BSc in clinical healthcare ethics and law, King's College London, 2004

Research interests

  • Psychosocial aspects of living donation and transplantation
  • Altruistic kidney donation
  • Prehabilitation and optimising patients before surgery
  • Frailty in transplantation


  • PhD pass without amendments, Elsevier prize for 'outstanding thesis'
  • Educational scholarship, European Society for Organ Transplantation
  • Emerging Leaders Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons
  • Medawar Medal, British Transplantation Society

Last updated: October 2022

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