Nikolaos Karydis

Consultant transplant surgeon


Nikolaos Karydis was appointed as a consultant at Guy’s Hospital in 2015. He is the principal investigator at Guy’s for two international multi-centre clinical trials in vascular access (Laminate, VALUE). He also teaches medical students on a regular basis (honorary senior lecturer, King’s College London). More recently, he has taken on the role of joint training programme director for transplant surgery trainees (London Deanery).

Education and training

  • Sub-specialty training in kidney and pancreas transplantation at Guy’s Hospital in London
  • General surgical training, University of Athens, Greece
  • PhD in experimental liver injury, University of Athens, Greece
  • Undergraduate medical education, University of Athens, Greece

Research interests

  • Improving clinical outcomes in pancreas transplantation (intra-abdominal hypertension in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation)
  • Surgical innovation in vascular access for dialysis (VasQ external support device for arteriovenous fistulae)
  • Uterine transplantation as a novel treatment for absolute uterine factor infertility in humans

Last updated: January 2023

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