Dr. Kishore T.A Urologist in Aster Medcity Multispeciality Hospital, Kochi

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Dr. Kishore T.A Urologist in Aster Medcity Multispeciality Hospital, Kochi


Dr. Kishore T.A Urologist in Aster Medcity Multispeciality Hospital, Kochi

Top Urologist in Kochi. One of the top Urologists in the region, Dr. Kishore T A has more than 15+ 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 and first in south India to perform Robotic Assisted Renal transplantation.

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 Flexible Ureteroscopy, PCNL, TURP, TURBT, laser prostate surgeries.

Awards and recognitions

Performed more than 600 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies & renal transplantations. Performed over 750 robotic surgeries including 200 robotic radical prostatectomies. 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 2016. Best video award in SZUSICON 2015 and 2016. Chandigarh best video prize USICON 2013. Best paper award Indian Journal of Urology 2013. Best video award UAKON 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.


1. Consulting Services & Treatment Package Creation : Personal medical record is required to accurately assess a treatment plan.
2. Physician C.V: Medical records transfer to physician for treatment and pricing options.
3. Second Opinion : Medical report for consultation by your specialist doctors a feedback is expected within 72hours [3days].
4. Budget Friendly Treatment Plans : Expect to have as many referrals from different hospitals detailing their second opinion and the cost of treatment.
5. Medical Visa Assistance: Once the patient is satisfied with respect to the advised treatment and hospital and finalize their plan for coming to India , we assist the patient in obtaining medical visa. The patient has to apply on his own for the same in High Commission of India (Indian embassy) in their home country. We provide an invitation letter to the patient from the respective hospital which is required for submitting their visa application. Also, our team is trained to provide any information/query that the patient may have regarding medical visa and medical attendant visa.
6. Treatment Itinerary : When see doctor, When operation takes place extra, also contact details for the ward room .
7. Personal case manager: Once the patient arrives to the designated country for treatment he/she becomes our full responsibility. To handle any cases arising from hospital/ doctor negligence or malpractice to the patients. Also organized the accommodation and stay of the members accompanying the patient we will be responsible for their safety.
8. Interpretation: Interpretation assistance if necessary
9. Communication: Assist in communicating with family and home. Mobile phone or telephone card.
10. Airport support arrival / departure.: Complimentary airport pick-up / drop-off in a cab.
11. Post care rehab: Post care rehab and nursing needs.
12. Wellness and spa packages: Wellness and spa packages added pre and post procedures. Palade , yoga and spiritual classes. Resort accommodation at 4 to 5 star level.
13. Follow-up support: Provide free support when patients come back their home countries.