Dr. Hemanth Kumar Kaukuntla Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Hyderabad

Dr. Hemanth Kumar Kaukuntla

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Hyderabad

MBBS, FRCS (Edin.), FRCS (Glas.) FRCS CTh, UK

  • 1 Hospital


Dr. Hemanth Kumar Kaukuntla is one of the foremost cardio-thoracic surgeons working at Century Superspeciality Hospitals, Hyderabad. Before taking up this assignment here, he worked as a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at South Manchester University Hospital, Manchester, in UK.

After finishing his medical school from Osmania Medical College, he went to the United Kingdom for further surgical training in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He did his basic surgical training from Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospitals NHS Trust. He obtained his FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons in Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

He has trained in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and pediatric cardiac surgery, including adult cardiac transplantation. He is well experienced in all types of heart surgeries, including heart transplantation.


Vice Chairman & Director of Cardiac Surgeon, Century Superspeciality Hospitals, Hyderabad, Hyderabad - Currently working here


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Cardiac Surgery


  • Bypass Surgery

  • Lung Surgery


  • Coronary Artery Bypass surgery (Off Pump)
  • Minimal access Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracoscpic lung Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Valve repair surgery


  • FRCS(Edin), FRCS (Gias), FRCS CTh, UK
  • MBBS from Osmania University, Andhra Pradesh.
  • FRCS from Glasgow- UK
  • FRCS from  Cardiothoracic- UK
  • CCT (Certificate of completion of Training) in Cardiothoracic Surgery – General 
  • Medical Council, UK
  • Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery 
  • Heart Transplantation at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Dr. R S Bonser), Birmingham, South Manchester University Hospital, UK (Dr. N Yonan)
  • Vedio assisted minimal access cardiac surgery
  • Mitral Valve repair with Dr. Tim Hooper and Dr. Ben Bridgewater, Manchester, UK
  • Thoracoscopic  lung  surgery  â€“  Dr  Frank  Collings,  Dr.  P B  Rajesh  and  Dr.  K Marzouk, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, UK

Practice Information

Century Superspeciality Hospitals, Hyderabad

Century Superspeciality Hospitals, Hyderabad

Road no. 12, Amrutha Estate, Bhola Nagar, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500034

Achievements & Contributions

  • Temperature monitoring during cardiopulmonary bypass – do we undercool or overheat the brain?
  • H  Kaukuntla, D Harrington, I Bilkoo, T Clutton – Brock, T Jones and R S Bonser Eur. J. Cardiothorac. Surg., Sep 2004; 26: 580 – 585
  • Differential brain  and body temperature during  cardiopulmonary bypass—a randomised clinical study
  • H  Kaukuntla,  A Walker,  D  Harrington,  T  Jones  and  R S  Bonser  Eur.  J. Cardiothorac. Surg., Sep 2004; 26: 571 – 579
  • Selective antegrade cerebral perfusion attenuates brain metabolic deficit in aortic arch surgery – Aprospective Randomized Trial
  • D Harrington, A Walker, H Kaukuntla, R Bracewell, D Pagano and R S Bonser Circulation. 2004; 110: II 231 - 236
  • Books written: London Plab Handbook Edition 1 ,2 and 3