Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale-Cardio Thoracic Surgeon in Hyderabad

Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale


Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Professional Statement

Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, is a world-renowned Cardio Thoracic Surgeon with more than two decades of experience. A prolific surgeon, Dr. Gokhale is credited with being the first heart surgeon in India to perform a Heart Lung transplantation, and also a Heart Kidney combined transplantation. He is also the first surgeon in AP and Telangana, to implant a ventricular assist device as a bridge before heart transplantation. He has performed over 15000 open heart surgeries, 29 heart transplantations with  high success rate. He is considered a pioneer in minimally invasive cardio thoracic surgeries for multiple bypass surgeries, valve replacements, and closure of holes in the heart. Dr. Gopala Krishna Gokhale is an alumnus of Guntur Medical College, Guntur, where he studied MBBS, and MS General Surgery, before completing his MCh in Cardiothoracic Surgery from CMC, Vellore along with a DNB in Cardiothoracic Surgery from the National Board of Examinations. Dr. Gokhale received Fellowships in Heart Transplantation, Lung Transplantation, and Cardiothoracic Surgery from Sydney, Australia, and also holds a fellowship from the Barnes-Jewish Hospital, USA. He is a recipient of many accolades and awards including the Padmasri from the Government of India for his many services to society. He is currently working as a Consultant Cardio Thoracic Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

  • Cardio Thoracic Surgeon / CT Surgeon
  • MBBS - Guntur Medical College - 1982 - Guntur
  • MS - General Surgery - Guntur Medical College, - 1985 - Guntur
  • MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - CMC - 1990 - Vellore
  • DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery - DNB Board - 1990 - New Delhi
  • fellowship in Heart Transplantation and Lung Transplantation - St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, - 1993 - Australia
  • Fellow in cardiothoracic surgery - Westmead Hospital, - 1995 - Sydney
  • Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital, - 1996 - St Louis, USA
  • Cardiothoracic- Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon Medicity Hospitals - 1996 - 2003
  • Cardiothoracic- Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon Global Hospitals - 2003 - 2012
  • Cardiothoracic - Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon Yashoda Hospitals - Secunderabad - 2012 - 2015
  • Cardiothoracic- Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon Apollo Hospitals - Jubilee hills - 2015 - Currently Working
  • 15381 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 1983
Awards and Recognitions
  • Distinction of Performing India’s 1st Heart - Kidney Combined Transplant and Performing Heart Transplant for a 69 year old person (oldest man to undergo heart transplant in India)
  • Apart from many awards from social and professional bodies- Dr.Gokhale received Padma Shri - the country’s fourth highest civilian award (year 2016)
  • Life member of Cardiological Society of India
  • Founder Secretary of Heart Failure Society , India
  • Life member in Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons , USA
  • European Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation , USA
Paper Presentations
  • Carpentier's Techinique of Repair for Ebstein's Anomaly " - Gokhale A.G.K Etal- Indian Heart Journal- 44(1):51-2- 1992 Jan-Feb
  • Cold Agglutinins and Warm Heart Surgery"- (Letter)Gokhale A.G.K Etal: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery 105(3):557- 1993 March.
  • Cockroach in Right Main Broncus - an Unusual Foreign Body" - Gokhale A.G.K- Ra

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Practice Location


Road No: 72

Opp Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School Lane

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

Fee : ₹ 2000


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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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