RESPIRATORY MEDICINE OVERVIEW
The Department of Respiratory Medicine deals with the diseases affecting the lungs and the respiratory system. It has all types of intervention facilities in the field of Pulmonary medicine like Tracheobronchial stenting, foreign body removal etc. The department has full and comprehensive allergy testing facility. A team of highly qualified intensive care specialists is available round the clock.
Who is a Pulmonologist?
A Pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system and disease of the chest. They are specifically trained in internal medicine, lungs, and the cardio-pulmonary system (which include the lungs, heart, blood vessels, and all the organs that help a person breathe).
Conditions treated under Respiratory Medicine
The department has the capability for evaluation and management of all respiratory conditions including
- Auto-immune disorders
- Chest wall disorders
- Lung cancer
- Sleep-related disorders
The department is well equipped with latest technologies in the field of respiratory care to serve the best to the patients. Few of the facilities are video bronchoscopy, pulmonary rehabilitation, sleep clinic and pulmonary laboratory. Facility of bed-side spirometry is also available in the department for the patients who can't be moved to the lab.