Dr A.G.K.Gokhale Conducting research on the role of injecting stem cells into the heart.Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Life member in Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Member of CTS Net – forum of cardiothoracic surgeons in the world. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Member of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, USA . Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is expert in Minimally invasive heart surgery (key hole heart surgery) including beating heart surgery, Minimal access mitral and aortic valve surgeries, Minimally invasive bypass surgery for multiple bypass grafts, video assisted thoracic surgery and robotics, Heart and lung transplantation , Implantation of ventricular assist devices (VADs) and ventricular restoration surgeries.
Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills ,Hyderabad.
In Hyderabad, now Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is practicing as Cardiothoracic,Transplant and Minimal Access Cardiac Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals,Jubilee hills. Before that he worked at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad (2012-2015), Global Hospitals (2003-2012, Medicity Hospitals (1996-2003), 1995-1996, he did Fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, USA, with Dr. Nicholas Kouchoukos and gained experience in the areas of redo coronary artery bypass surgery and aortic aneurysm surgeries and root repairs, 1993 to 1995 he worked as a Fellow in cardiothoracic surgery at Westmead Hospital, Sydney., 1992-93, he did fellowship in Heart Transplantation and Lung Transplantation at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia, NIMS (1990-92).
Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Life member in Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Member of CTS Net – forum of cardiothoracic surgeons in the world. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Member of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, USA. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Member of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale Member of European Association of Thoracic Surgeons. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Founder Secretary of Heart Failure Society, India. Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is Life member of Cardiological Society of India
Dr A.G.K.Gokhale Has the distinction of performing India’s 1st heart-kidneycombined transplant and performing heart transplant for a 69 year old person (oldest man to undergo heart transplant in India). Dr A.G.K.Gokhale is the 1st heart surgeon in India who did heart and lung transplantations successfully. Dr.Gokhale did the 1st successful heart transplant, 1st successful lung transplant and 1st successful implantation of ventricular assist device as bridge to recovery of heart in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Dr.Gokhale did 14 heart transplants and 3 lung transplants and more than 10,000 open heart surgeries – adult as well as pediatric with a success rate of 98.4%. Dr.Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale has pioneered the art of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery for those needing multiple bypass grafts (key hole bypass surgery), valve replacements and closure of holes in the heart.
Dr A.G.K.Gokhale did his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Guntur Medical College and M.Ch and DNB in Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore.
Monday - Friday
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Cardiothoracic surgery is concerned with the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax and above the abdomen. It generally involves the treatment of conditions of the heart, esophagus, and lungs. The surgeon who follows this field of medicine is called the cardiothoracic surgeon.
Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on conditions that occur in the organs inside the chest and in the bony structures that form the chest cavity. As well as performing surgery, they are involved in the treatment and management of the many different diseases within their specialties, such as lung cancer, tumor, and cysts, collapsed or infected lungs, and chest-wall deformities.
Cardiovascular surgery focuses on the heart and great vessels while general thoracic surgery treats diseases of the lungs, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest walls. Cardiothoracic surgeons operate on the organs in the thorax which are heart, lungs, esophagus and great vessels.
The major subspecialties of cardiothoracic are cardiac, thoracic and congenital.