Dr. Joseph Thachil

Dr. Joseph Thachil
Dr. Joseph Thachil

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

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Dr. Joseph Thachil
Senior Consultant – Urology
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

Profile Snapshot

  • Currently working at Apollo Hospitals, as a Senior Consultant in Urology, Dr Joseph Thachill, is one of the best kidney transplant surgeons. He has a record of having performed the Largest number of Transplants in the country.
  • Due to his achievements, he has also been awarded the Godem Richard’s Fellowship of Canada. He is also a member of the Canadian Urological Association as well as the American Urological Association.


  • Kidney Transplant
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Transurethral Resection Of The Prostate (TURP)
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Hydrocele Testis Treatment
  • Laser Prostate Surgery (HoLEP)
  • Varicocele Treatment

Work Experience

  • Urology , Senior Consultant- Apollo Hospitals, Greams Lane , currently working


  • Medical School & Fellowships
  • MBBS – The Tamil Nadu Dr. M G R Medical University, 1970
  • MCh – Urology – The Tamil Nadu Dr. M G R Medical University, 1975
  • Fellowship – Urology – Royal College of Surgeons


  • Member – Society of INDIA Urological Association
  • Member – Canadian Urological Association
  • Member – American Urological Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Performed First KOCK’s Pouch Continent Urinary Diversion in Canada
  • First Cadaveric Renal Transplant in the country
  • Awarded the Godern – Richard’s Fellowship of Canada
  • Largest number of Renal Transplant in the Country

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