Specialises in kidney transplantation and pancreas transplantation.
Mr Chris Callaghan is a consultant transplant surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals.
Mr Chris Callaghan trained at the University of Otago, New Zealand, and then completed his higher surgical training in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.
He has a PhD in transplant immunology from the University of Cambridge and continues to have active research interests in deceased donor organ utilisation and machine perfusion
- Renal (kidney) cancer.
- Systemic vasculitis.
- Kidney transplantation.
- Vascular access and peritoneal dialysis insertion.
- Hand-assisted laparoscopic (key-hole surgery) donor nephrectomy.
- Dialysis access surgery.
- Pancreas transplantation.
Special/ research interests
Mr Chris Callaghan has a specialist interest in paediatric kidney transplantation and pancreas transplantation.
His research interests are in the mechanisms of antibody-mediated rejection and B cell tolerance, the use of autogenous veins in vascular access surgery, increasing the use of donation after circulatory death organs and improving the utilisation of donated organs.
Membership of professional bodies
- Transplantation Society
- British Transplantation Society
- European Society of Organ Transplantation
- Vascular Access Society of Britain and Ireland