Dr.A.G.K. Gokhale Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Hyderabad

Dr.A.G.K. Gokhale

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Hyderabad


  • 1 Hospital
  • 28 Years Experience


Dr. Alla Gopal Krishna Gokhale is a well known cardiac surgeon who created history by performing the first successful human-to-human heart transplant in the erstwhile state of Andhra Pradesh.

Dr. Gokhale did his PG in surgery from Guntur Medical College in 1985 and later joined the Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, where he worked for some time as non-PG Registrar and PG Registrar. He did his MCh in Cardiothoracic surgery from Dr. MGR Univeristy in Chennai, and later went on to complete his DNB.

Dr. Gokhale specialized in adult cardiac surgery in the areas of Redo-Coronary and Valve surgery and arrhythmia surgery Cox Maze procedure at West Mead Hospital in Sydney, Australia. He also specialized in aortic root surgery, thoracic-abdominal aortic surgery, Ross procedure, Redo-coronary surgery and Valve surgery at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Washington, New York.

After a two-year stint as Assistant Professor at the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences he joined IIM,  Kolkata,  from where he did a Senior Management program.

Dr. Alla Gopal Krishna Gokhale is a great philanthropist by nature, and he along with his team of professionals and generous donors, dedicate their time, skills and resources in reaching out to the people in need of medical help.

Dr. A. G. K. Gokhale, who is the first surgeon in India to do combined heart and kidney transplantation has performed more than 6000 open heart surgeries, including pediatric surgeries - with an overall success rate of 98.4%. He now practices as Chief Cardiothoracic, Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.
  • Languages : English, Telugu, Hindi


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

  • Endoscopy


  • Heart Surgery

  • Lung Transplant

  • Ventricular Assist Device


  • Minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery including beating heart surgery, video assisted thoracic surgery and robotics
  • Surgery for end-stage heart and lung diseases including ventricular restoration and heart and lung transplantation and ventricular assist devices(VADs)
  • Coronary bypass surgeries
  • Valve replacements and closure of holes in the heart


  • Dr. Gokhale obtained his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Guntur Medical College, India (1976–1985)
  • He was trained in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, South India, and obtained MCh and DNB degrees in that specialty in 1990

Practice Information

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Apollo Healthcity, Jubilee Hills

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500033

Achievements & Contributions

  • Conducting research on combining stem cell therapy with coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with schemic heart disease and damaged hearts
  • As an under-graduate and post-graduate student, he received many awards for academic excellence
  • He presented many papers at national conferences and published articles in international journals
  • Life member in Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Member of CTS Net - forum of cardiothoracic surgeons in the world
  • Member of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, USA
  • Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA
  • Member of European Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Founder Secretary of Heart Failure Society, India