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Nephro Kishore

Dr. Kishore T.A

Senior Consultant-Urology

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 100robotic renal transplantation surgeries and first in south India to perform Robotic Assisted Renal transplantation. Dr Kishore is one of the few surgeons in world to perform Retzius Sparing Robotic Prostatectomy, this techniques has minimal incontinence compared to conventional techniques.


Fellowship in Robotic Surgery (Columbia University Division Of Urology, Miami, United States) | Fellowship in Urologic Oncology (University of Miami & Accredited by the Society of Urologic Oncology) | Fellowship in Endurology (University of Minnesota & Accredited by the Endo Urological Society) | MCh in Urology (Govt. Medical College, Kottayam) | DNB in General Surgery (National Board of Examinations, India) | DNB in Urology (National Board of Examinations, India) | MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) | M S in General Surgery (Govt. Medical College, Calicut) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Thrissur)


Performed more than 700 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies & renal transplantations

Performed over 800 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 100 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

Areas 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

Worked As

Associate Urologist, MS Ramaiah Hospital and Medical College, Bangalore

Assistant Professor of Urology, Amala Cancer Centre and Medical College, Thrissur

Teaching Instructor in Oncology and Sexual rehabilitation, Department of Urology, University of Miami

Consultant Urologist & Transplant Surgeon, Department of Urology, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

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

Best video award in SZUSICON 2015 and 2016, 2019

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

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 45 articles

Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi

Other doctors in Kidney Transplant Programme

Dr. V. Narayanan Unni

Senior Consultant
Nephro Narayananunni

Dr. Suresh G Nair

Senior Consultant
Anaesthesia Sureshnair

Dr. Vinod Kumar K

Nephro Vinodkumar

Dr. Sangeeth P.S

Anaesthesia Sangeeth

Dr. Anup R Warrier

Senior Consultant
Infectious Anupwarrier

Dr.Nanda D Kachare

Laboratory Nanda

Dr. Bipi PK

Nephro Bipi

Dr. Vishnu Raveendran

Nephro Vishnuraveendran

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