Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale-Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Cardio Thoracic Surgeon


About : Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Cardio Thoracic Surgeon

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


  • Acute Aortic Dissection
  • Arterial Thrombolysis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Invasive Cardiac
  • Lung Transplant
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Radial Approach Angiography


  • MBBS - Guntur Medical College - 1982 - Guntur verified-badgeVerified
  • MS - General Surgery - Guntur Medical College - 1986 - Guntur verified-badgeVerified
  • MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - Christian Medical College - 1990 - Vellore verified-badgeVerified
  • DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery - National Board of Examinations - 1990 - New Delhi verified-badgeVerified
  • Fellowship in Heart Transplantation and Lung Transplantation - St Vincent’s Hospital - 1993 - Australia Verified
  • Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Westmead Hospital - 1995 - Sydney Verified


  • Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Medicity Hospitals - Hyderabad - 1996 - 2003
  • Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Global Hospitals - Hyderabad - 2003 - 2012
  • Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Yashoda Hospitals - Secunderabad - 2012 - 2015
  • Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgeon Apollo Hospitals - Jubilee Hills - 2015 - Currently Working


  • 15381 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 1983 verified-badgeVerified

Awards and Recognitions

  • Dr. Gokhale Received Padma Shri the Country’s Fourth Highest Civilian Award - 2016
  • Distinction of Performing India’s 1st Heart Kidney Combined Transplant and Performing Heart Transplant for a 69 Year Old Person


  • Cardiological Society of India
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA
  • Founder Secretary of Heart Failure Society
  • European Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Indian Association of Cardiothoracic 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 Gokhale A.G.K Etal Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 105(3):557, March - 1993
  • Cockroach in Right Main Broncus an Unusual Foreign Body, Gokhale A.G.K Ra

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Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale Practice Locations


Road No 72, Film Nagar

Opp Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School

Jubliee Hills, Hyderabad

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OP Timings

Mon - Sat

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Fee : 2000

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