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Pulmonology

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Prof. Ajit Bhaskar

Professor

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Dr P.T.James

Professor & HOD

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Dr. Durga Balagopalan

Associate Professor

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Dr. Harsha. P.V

Associate Consultant

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Dr. Rajeev.V

Senior Resident

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About the Department

Department of pulmonolgy provides comprehensive care for patients with respiratory illness like, asthma, copd, bronchiectasis, respiratory infections including tuberculosis, allergies, pleural disease and sleep related breathing disorders. In collaboration with other departments, experts in this department provide special care for critically ill patients, requiring intensive care and invasive ventilatory support in our multi disciplinary ICU especially for ARDS, Sepsis, and acute respiratory failure. We have a state of the art fibre optic chip based video bronchoscopy unit which can provide diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Our hospital lab is recognized as a designated microscopic centre under RNTCP, and is under direct supervision of this department.

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ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS:

To study the clinical profile incidence and Influencing Comorbidities of toxic optic neuropathy (TON) in patients receiving antituberculous therapy in a tertiary care centre

Other Activities

Academic activities

Department holds regular theory and clinical classes for the undergraduates as per KUHS guidelines. House surgeons also participate in departmental activities including academics and patient care. Weekly seminar presentation by house surgeons.

FACILITIES AVAILABLE IN THE DEPARMENT

  • 1. ABG:
  • 2. Pulmonary Functions Test
  • 3. Spirometry
  • 4. Flexible Bronchosopy
  • 5. Designated Microscopy Centre and DOT centre for Tuberculosis