36 Successful Heart Transplant Surgeries by Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Heart Transplantation is the gold standard for treating patients with end-stage heart diseases around the world. Despite being a developing country, our Indian doctors are second to none in performing successful heart transplant procedures.

And with staggering 36 successful heart transplant surgeries to date, Padma Shri Awardee Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale is one is the best heart transplantation surgeons in Hyderabad, India.

Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale – Director, Heart and Lung Transplantation Program Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic and Minimal Access Surgeon in Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

A brief summary of his remarkable track record and achievements here:

First Human-to-Human Heart Transplantation in Hyderabad

Dr. AGK Gokhale did Heart Transplantation to Mr. Rama Chander Rao, 69 years old, on Feb. 23rd 2012.  He is the oldest person who underwent heart transplantation in India so far.

Another Marvel in Heart Transplantation Surgery in Telangana by Dr Gokhale & Team

A donor’s heart was airlifted from the heart of Bangalore city amidst the bustling traffic on, the green corridor that was created in place by Hyderabad police helped transported the live heart to the Yashoda hospital in the city within 3 minutes under the supervision of Dr. Gokhale.

Free Heart Transplantation and Open Heart Surgeries at Government General Hospital, Guntur

A medical luminary in his field, Dr. Gokhale is also one of the first heart transplant surgeons to perform heart transplant surgeries for free in addition to thousands of free open heart surgeries for the poor people in the state. He was instrument in raising funds towards the free heart care for the poor people suffering from life threatening heart conditions.

Under his own Sahrudhaya Health, Medical & Educational Trust, Dr. Gokhale and his team of surgeons have successfully completed 600+ free open heart operations for economically backward who could not afford the heart surgeries on their own. As a recognition to his exceptional medical service to the society he was also accorded the prestigious ‘Padma Shri’ award by the Government of India in the year 2016. At 60, Dr. Gokhale continues his outstanding medical work balancing his philanthropy and social responsibility with equal fervour.

Today Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale has successfully completed 36 heart transplantation procedures and 15000+ open-heart surgeries and stands to be one of the best transplant surgeons in India.

A heart transplant surgeon with a heart of gold!