Department of General Medicine

General Medicine

Department of Pulmonary Medicine

The Department of Pulmonary medicine is a sophisticated, state-of-the-art speciality department with an efficient team comprising of specialized doctors and allied healthcare staff. It is equipped with the latest tools for diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders. The Department aims to follow benchmark standards in the field of pulmonary medicine. The Department is actively involved in scientific research and publications. It also regularly takes part in activities like dissemination of information and promotion of awareness in the community.

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Research Thrust Areas

  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep related breathing disorders
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Obstructive airway diseases


  • Spirometry
  • Allergy skin testing & immunotherapy
  • Sleep lab: level 1 (Highest level)
  • CPAP titration
  • Chest ultrasound
  • DOTS facility for tuberculosis patients
  • DLCO Unit
  • Flexible bronchoscopy – diagnostic & therapeutic
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)- radial probe
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)- convex probe
  • Cryo probe
  • Rigid bronchoscopy
  • Rigid Thoracoscopy
  • Pleural aspiration
  • Intercostal tube drainage, adhesiolysis, pleurodesis
  • Broncho-pleural fistula closure
  • 6MWT (Six Minute Walk Test)
  • ABG (Arterial Blood Gas Analysis)
  • MDCT – Multidetector CT Scan - Thorax
  • CTPA – CT Pulmonary Angiogram
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Tobacco Cessation Clinic
  • Respiratory intensive & Critical care
  • In-Patient Treatment
  • ICU Bronchoscopy


  • Completion of PDCC (Post-Doctoral Certificate Course) in interventional pulmonology and intensive care from SGPGI, Lucknow by the professor and HOD Dr. Giridhar B.H. in 2017
  • Starting the interventional pulmonology suite in 2017
  • Starting the BSc program in respiratory therapy in 2018
  • Starting the MD program in respiratory medicine in 2020
  • Starting the MSc program in respiratory therapy in 2020