Dr. AGK Gokhale, Cardiologist
Apollo Hospital, Jubillee Hills, Hyderabad
Director - Cardiac Department
Qualifications & Experience
32 years of experience
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery, DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery
APOLLO HOSPITAL, HYDERABAD
He has one of the largest experiences in minimally invasive heart surgery in India. In February 2015, Dr. Gokhale brought heart interstate from Bangalore to Hyderabad and successfully did heart transplant on a patient in Hyderabad (second time it happened in India).
He also started robotic assisted cardiothoracic surgery successfully at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.
So far he did 46 heart and lung transplants- 40 heart transplants including a heterotopic heart transplant and 4 single lung transplants and one each of double lung transplant and combined heart-lung transplant and more than 15,000 plus 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, mitral valve repairs and closure of holes in the heart. He conducted many live workshops and trained heart surgeons in India and abroad in minimally invasive heart surgery. Dr. Gokhale also conducts cadaver workshops for training surgeons in heart and lung transplants. Dr. Gokhale ranks among the best in the world in his competence, expertise and experience. He is instrumental in establishing Indian Society for heart and lung transplantation (INSHLT).
Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale, chief of the group is working as Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation Program and as Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Minimal Access Surgeon in Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
Dr Gokhale, a noted name among the medical fraternity in general and cardiothoracic surgeons the world over in particular, has had the distinction of performing India's first heart-kidney combined transplant.
He is one of the very few surgeons in the world who did heterotopic heart transplant (piggy-back heart transplant).
Dr Gokhale did the 1st successful heart transplant, first successful lung transplant, first double lung transplant and 1st successful implantation of temporary ventricular assist device in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
LIST OF TREATMENTS
Acute Aortic Dissection
Arrhythmia Treatment with Ablation and Pacemakers
Coronary Artery Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment
Cardiac OPD Procedures
ECG-Treadmill Test TMT
24 Hour Holter Monitoring
Ambulatory BP Monitoring (ABPM)
Echocardiography with Color Doppler
Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Test
Thallium Test - Nuclear Stress Test
64 Slice CT Angiography
Off Pump beating CABG LV restoration
Valve Repair Replacement
Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
Cardiac Tumour Treatment
Aortic Dissection Repair Surgery
Minimal access surgeries for valves
ASD (Atrial Septal Defect) Closure
Neonatal and Infant cardiac surgeries
Complex congenital heart surgeriesg
TAPVC - Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection Repair Arterial Switch
Single Ventricle Defects Surgery
Device Closure- ASD VSD
Balloon Valvuloplasty - Aortic
Pulmonary and Mitral
Aortic Stent Grafting
PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Single Chamber
PTMC - Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy
Heart Bypass Surgery (CABG)
Aortic Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Replacement
VSD Closure (Adult) Surgery
Heart Double Valve Replacement
PPI-Permanent Pacemaker Implant - Double Chamber
CRT- D Implant (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)
PDA Device Closure
Single Bypass and Valve Replacement
Congenital Heart Disorder CHD
Heart Bypass - Minimally Invasive CABG
Angioplasty - 1 Stent
Angioplasty - 2 Stent
Aortic Valve replacement - Mechanical Valve
Aortic Valve replacement - Tissue Valve
Mitral Valve replacement - Mechanical Valve
Mitral Valve replacement - Tissue Valve
Aortic Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Repair
VP Shunting - Programmable Device
AV Canal repair
CRT - D (MRI Compatible)
CRT - D (MRI Non-Compatible)
CRT - P
Transarterial Radioembolization - TARE
Balloon mitral valvotomy
Truncus Arterious Repair
MBBS - Guntur Medical College, India
MS - General Surgery - Guntur Medical College, India
MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery - Christian Medical College Hospital
DNB - Cardiothoracic Surgery
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
At present, President of Indian Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
Life member of Cardiological Society of India
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