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Dr. A G K Gokhale

Dr. A G K Gokhale

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery | 30 Yrs
MBBS, M.S., M.Ch, DNB, SMP (IIM C), D.Sc Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic , Transplant & Minimal Access Surgeon
Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad
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English, Hindi, Telugu
About Dr. A G K Gokhale

Dr. Gokhale A G K is a Cardio Thoracic Surgeon with 32 years of experience. He works at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He has done his MBBS at Guntur Medical College, Guntur (in 1982) and his MS (General Surgery) at Guntur Medical College, Guntur (in 1985). Some of the services he provides are Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty, Atrial Fibrillation, Pacemaker Implantation, etc. He is interested in Aortic Valve and Minimal Access Mitral surgeries, Implantation of Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs), Minimally Invasive Bypass surgery for multiple bypass grafts and many more.

He has the credit of performing the first heart- kidney combined transplant in India in his name and he performed a heart transplant for a 69 year old man, who was the oldest man undergoing heart transplant in India. This renowned doctor has done 3 lung transplants, 29 heart transplants and more than 15,000 open heart surgeries.


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Detailed Experience

1. Dr.Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale obtained his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Guntur Medical College, India (1976–1985)

2. He was trained in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery and obtained his M.Ch and DNB degree at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (1990)

3. NIMS (1990-1992)

4. He did his fellowship in Heart Transplantation and Lung Transplantation at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia (1992-1993)

5. He worked as a Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney (1993- 1995)

6. He did a Fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, United States with Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos and gained experience in the areas of Redo Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Aortic Aneurysm Surgeries and Root RepairS (1995-1996)

7. Mediciti Hospitals (1996-2003)

8. Global Hospitals (2003-2012)

9. Before that he worked at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad (2012-2015)

10. He is practicing as Cardiothoracic, Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee hills, Hyderabad till date

India’s 1st Heart-Kidney combined transplant and performing heart transplant for a 69-year-old (oldest man to undergo heart transplant in India) 1st heart surgeon in India to perform Heart and Lung transplantations and implantation of Ventricular Assist Device successfully Pioneered the art of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery for multiple bypass grafts (Key Hole Bypass Surgery), valve replacements and closure of holes in the heart Padma Shri Awardee, 2016
Professional Memberships
  • Life member of 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 (United States)
  • Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons (United States)
  • Member of European Association of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Founder Secretary of Heart Failure Society (India)
  • Life member of Cardiological Society of India
Research and Publications
  • Conducting research on the role of injecting stem cells into the heart
  • " Cold Agglutinins and Warm Heart Surgery"- (Letter)Gokhale A.G.K Etal: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery 105(3):557, 1993 March.
  • Carpentier's Technique of Repair for Ebstein's Anomaly " - Gokhale A.G.K Etal, Indian Heart Journal, 44(1):51-2, 1992 Jan-Feb
  • "Cockroach in Right Main Bronchus - an Unusual Foreign Body" - Gokhale A.G.K, Rajagopal P; Indian Journal Of Chest Disease and Allied Science, 34(2):103-5,1992 April-June.
  • "Non Bacterial Thrombotic Vegetation Mimicking a Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Tumor" - Gokhale A.G.K, Etal; Indian Heart Journal, 45(2):131-2, !993 March-April.
  • "Mitral Valve Replacement For Annular Submitral Aneurysm of the Left Ventricle" - Gokhale A.G.K Etal, Thorax 48(6): 676-7, 1993 June.
  • "Evaluation of the autologous bone marrow mononuclear therapy and functional restoration and scarred myocardium by imaging analysis", J Cardiovasc Dis Res. 2011 Apr;2(2):133-6.
  • "Preliminary Report on immunomodulation of mesenchymal stem cells in M.tb infection. The Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2009 Volume 8 Number 1.
  • "Successful Surgical Outcome of infected aneurysmal drug-coated stent endocarditis" published online 3 October 2013 Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals.
  • Case Report A Case of Left Main coronary artery disease in a young female with aorto arteritis, Journal of Indian college of Cardiology 2013.
  • Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Alla Yamini, Chinta Siddharth Reddy. (2018, February 11). Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery through right anterolateral thoracotomy- review and personal experience. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12055-018-0644-0, Pub Status: Published.
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Dr A G K Gokhale offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations: Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills,Hyderabad

Dr A G K Gokhale is a Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon with over 30 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, M.S., M.Ch, DNB, SMP (IIM C), D.Sc Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic , Transplant & Minimal Access Surgeon

Dr A G K Gokhale is specialised to treat Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, etc.

Dr A G K Gokhale can speak English, Hindi, Telugu.

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