Department of Pulmonology at AIG hospitals is endowed with state of the art facilities at par with international standards. The branch deals majorly with diseases of airways, lungs and pleura. It also deals with Sleep Disordered Breathing, Allergy and Immunotherapy, Rehabilitation of patients with respiratory diseases. Department has other synonyms like chest medicine and respiratory medicine.
The team involves highly qualified medical doctors with passion towards providing the best comprehensive care to the patients with a holistic approach. The team provides all round clock services to the patients by teaming up with critical care, oncologists, cardiologists, internal medicine specialists, interventional radiologists and thoracic surgeons.
Areas of expertise:
Allergy and Asthma
Smoking related lung diseases
Pneumonias [lung infections]
TB [including drug resistant tuberculosis i.e. MDR/XDR TB]
ILD [interstitial lung diseases]
Sleep disordered breathing [obstructive sleep apnea and other complex sleep apneas]
Pulmonary emergencies [respiratory failure and ARDS, tension pneumothorax, pulmonoaryembolism, foreign body obstruction and other central airway obstructions, massive hemoptysis, exacerbations of asthma, copd and ILD etc]
Pleural diseases [pleural effusions, pneumothorax, hemothorax, and pleural malignancies]
Occupational lung diseases [coal workers pneumoconiosis, silicosis, asbestosis etc]
Thoracic trauma/ flail chest
Smoking cessation services
Treatment forTracheal stenosis of any cause and other tracheal disorders.