Nizam Mamode is a Professor of Transplant Surgery at Guy’s and Great Ormond Street Hospitals in London. He trained in Scotland and performs adult and paediatric renal transplants, as well as pancreas transplants. He specialises in transplanting complex recipients, such as children with absent major vessels. He is Clinical Lead for Transplant Surgery at Guy’s Hospital, and runs the Antibody Incompatible Transplant Programme, which has successfully transplanted more than 180 patients. He has published more than 80 papers, one book and three book chapters. He developed the laparoscopic donor programme, with over 1,600 cases now performed, and was the first in the UK to start robotic transplant surgery.
His specific research interests include antibody incompatible transplantation, living donation and surgical safety. He is Chief Investigator of two NIHR funded multicentre trials and supervises five PhD students. He also runs a charitable programme to help the development of transplant centres, which has recently included paediatric transplantation in Serbia and Armenia.