Loukopoulos, Ioannis – consultant transplant surgeon

 

Consultant profiles

Contacts

Secretary: Glenise De Oliveira
Secretary tel: 020 7188 1543
Email: ioannis.loukopoulos@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expertise: transplantation and vascular access

Languages spoken: English and Greek

  • Biography

    Ioannis Loukopoulos received his undergraduate medical education and general surgery training at the University of Athens, Greece. He has a PhD in hepatocyte transplantation.

    He worked five years as a consultant at the general surgery and kidney transplant unit of Evangelismos hospital in Athens.

    In 2012 he moved to Guy’s Hospital to train in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and in 2013 he was appointed as a consultant.

    He is the lead for robotic donor live nephrectomy and vascular access. He has developed a training model for robotic kidney transplant and is the principal investigator for a multicentre study on biosynthetic grafts for vascular access.

  • Specialist interests

    • Robotic donor nephrectomy
    • kidney transplantation – obese kidney recipients, complex kidney transplants
    • pancreas transplantation
    • vascular access – endovascular creation of an arteriovenous fistula (endoAVF).