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best urologist in kochi

Dr. Kishore T.A

Senior Consultant - Urology

Fellowship in Robotic Surgery, Fellowship in Urologic Oncology, Fellowship in Endurology, MCh in Urology, DNB in General Surgery, DNB in Urology, MRCS, M S in General Surgery, MBBS
English, Malayalam, Hindi

One of the top Urologists in the region, Dr. Kishore T A has more than 17+ years of experience in comprehensive management of complex genitourinary diseases. Trained at some of the finest medical institutes in the United States and India, he is an expert in robotic surgery, renal transplantation, urological oncology, advanced endourology and laparoscopic urology. Dr. Kishore is the first Urologist to perform NOTES assisted vaginal donor nephrectomy, robotic assisted radical nephrectomy and IVC thrombectomy in India; the third in the world to perform Transvaginal Assisted Robotic Renal Transplantation; the fourth in world to complete 50 robotic renal transplantation surgeries, first in south India to perform Robotic Assisted Renal transplantation and second person in world  to perform Level 3 IVC thrombectomy with suprahepatic clamping. He is the first person in Kerala to do robotic surgery.

Area of expertise
  • Robotic Surgery: Robotic Prostatectomy /Cystectomy, Partial Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopy: Partial Nephrectomy, Radical Nephrectomy, Donor Nephrectomy
  • Genitourinary Oncology: Open/ Laparoscopic and Robotic Prostatectomy, Cystectomy, Neobladder
  • Robotic Renal Transplantation
  • Advanced ablation procedures like RFA, Cryotherapy
  • Endourology procedures including PCNL, TURBT.
Awards and recognitions
  • Performed more than 850 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies & renal transplantations
  • Performed over 1500 robotic surgeries including 600 robotic radical prostatectomies, 230 robotic Kidney transplantation. 
  • First in India to perform NOTES assisted Vaginal Donor Nephrectomy
  • First in India to perform robotic radical nephrectomy and IVC thrombectomy
  • Third person in the world to perform transvaginal assisted robotic renal transplantation
  • Fourth in the world to complete 50 robotic renal transplants
  • First in South India to perform robotic renal transplant
  • First in Kerala to perform Single Incision Donor Nephrectomy
  • First surgeon in Kerala to use da Vinci Surgery Robot (at Aster Medcity, Kochi)
  • Has the second largest published series in the world on NOTES assisted vaginal donor nephrectomy

Awards & Accolades

  • Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2020
  • Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2019
  • Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2018
  • Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2016
  • Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2013
  • Best video award in SZUSICON 2015, 2016 , 2019, 2021
  • Best paper award Indian Journal of Urology 2013
  • SS Bapat prize for the best innovation in urology in USICON 2014

Editorial Memberships

  • Member of the Editorial Board of:
  • International Journal of Urology and Nephrology
  • Asian Network for Scientific Information
  • Open Urology and Nephrology Journal
  • Open Prostate Cancer Journal

Reviewer of:

  • Journal of Endourology ; Journal of Urology, Urologic Oncology; European Urology; British Journal of Urology; Advances in Urology; International Journal of Urology and Nephrology; BMC Urology; International Journal of Urogynecology,; International Journal of Nephrology and Urology; Urotoday International and Urology Journal Publications
  • Published 48 articles

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