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Mr Ammar Al Midani


Consultant Renal Transplant & Vascular Access Abdominal Wall Reconstruction & Hernias Surgeon

Mr Ammar Al Midani is a consultant surgeon who specialises in renal transplants, vascular access surgery including complex graft and repair of fistula alongside laparoscopic peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion APKD nephrectomies and abdominal wall reconstruction/ incisional hernias for renal patients.

He is also an honorary associate professor at University College London (UCL), delivering renal & transplant teaching to medical students and leading the year 4 renal surgical teaching. At the Royal College of Surgeons of England, he is an MRCS examiner and faculty on the RCS surgical courses (START and CCrISP) and course director at Royal Free Hospital.

In the last 10 years at the Royal Free, he performed more than 2000 different operations and his clinical interests are in complex renal transplant and vascular access surgery, comprehensive management of renal transplant recipients and continuity of care by creating the optimum access, uneventful kidney transplant surgery and follow up post-transplant. In addition, he is interested in the management of morbid obesity before and after renal transplant and to have better access to transplantation.


FRCS Fellowship of General Surgery/ transplant general surgery /subspecialty transplant, Royal College of Surgeons of England, RCS, United Kingdom

FACS Fellowship of American College of Surgeon, American College of Surgeon ACS, United States of America

FEBTS Fellowship of the European Board of Transplant, European Board of Transplant Surgery, Prague, Czech Republic

MRCS(Ed) Membership of Royal College, Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh, Scotland

DU (Diplôme D’Universite') Laparoscopic Surgery, Strasbourg University, France

Arab Board of Surgery, The Arab Board of Health Specializations, Jordan

Master Degree of Surgery, Damascus University, Syria

MD Diploma, Damascus University, Medical School, Syria

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Year qualified


Languages spoken

English, Arabic and French


  • Renal transplant
  • Vascular access surgery
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Hernia surgery
  • Emergency general surgeon
  • Leading K-fit programme (pre-kidney transplant weight loss clinic)


  • Royal College of Surgeons of London (RCS)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • British Transplant Society (BTS)
  • Middle East Society of Transplantation (MESOT)
  • Medical Defense Union (MDU)

Registration and licensing


Procedures offered

  • Renal transplant surgery – deceased and live donor. (519 –overseas –the UK)
  • Exploration of kidney transplant for bleeding or repair surgery.
  • Transplant nephrectomy.
  • Native polycystic nephrectomy –pre-transplantation.
  • Access surgery (vascular)complex ( graft )and simple fistula formation and repair.
  • Laparoscopic /open peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion.
  • Open Inguinal, umbilical and paraumbilical hernia repair
  • Incisional hernia repair + abdominal wall reconstruction for renal patients.
  • Emergency General Surgery: Laparotomy and exploration post kidney transplant.
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy including hot gallbladder pathway, Laparoscopic appendectomy Laparoscopic PD catheter insertion and adhesionlysis
  • Cystoscopy and JJ stent removal.

Clinical interests

  • Complex renal transplant and vascular access surgery.
  • Comprehensive management of renal transplant recipients.
  • Continuity of care by creating optimum access for renal patients.
  • Uneventful kidney transplant surgery and post-transplant follow-up
  • Management of morbid obesity before and after renal transplant
  • Improving access to transplantation by reducing morbid obesity in renal recipient.
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction incisional hernia and open hernia repair.

Mr Ammar Al Midani, Consultant Renal Transplant & Vascular Access Abdominal Wall Reconstruction & Hernias Surgeon is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London