Pulmonary Medicine


Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonary Medicine is a specialty that diagnoses and treats ailments of the respiratory tract. Pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, technicians and well-trained professional nurses deal with common diseases such as bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, pneumonias, sleep apnea, interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis, pulmonary hypertension and others. Asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, COVID -19, emphysema, tuberculosis, pneumonia, lung cancer are commonly treated.

The department is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities for Imaging diagnostics, Bronchoscopy unit, Pulmonary Function Lab (PFT Lab) manned by a well qualified team.

Our Team

Pulmonary Services

  • Specialist Outpatient Clinics to treat lung disorders
  • A Domiciliary Oxygen Clinic to provide supplemental oxygen needs in home setting
  • Specialist Non-Invasive Ventilation Clinic to assess patient suitability and monitor domiciliary home ventilator support
  • Assessment of pulmonary functions, including lung volumes, flow rates, airway resistance, bronchoprovocation testing, bronchodilator therapy and diffusing capacity. Additional tests available include the six-minute walk test, exercise oximetry, cardiopulmonary exercise testing and inspiratory and expiratory pressures (for patients with neuromuscular disorders)
  • A structured Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in association with Physiotherapy Department
  • Bronchoscopy Service to perform endoscopic investigations for a range of pulmonary diseases, including lung cancer, as well as Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided
  • Bronchoscopy to help in diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node disease and staging of lung cancer
  • Medical Thoracoscopy service to enable diagnosis of pleural diseases like tuberculosis, lung and pleural cancers.

Sleep Services

  • Sleep Clinic for patients with sleep disorders and to provide long-term support for patients using CPAP
  • Diagnostic services for a variety of sleep related disorders including sleep apnoea, insomnia, parasomnias and many more
  • State-of-the-art titration system which enables efficient performance of titration studies.