The department of Pulmonary Medicine deals with a gamut of diseases that involve the lungs, airways, mediastinum, pleura, diaphragm and the chest wall. This department is well-equipped to deal with preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and rehabilitative aspects of Pulmonary Medicine to provide quality and comprehensive care for patients.

Our department, the only center for management of Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR) in Uttarakhand in the last many years, has facilities of daily OPD, IPD services, and round the clock emergency services. The department is further supported by Laboratory / Imaging / Pharmacy / Blood bank services along with other super specialities including oncology. Pulmonary department is equipped with state-of-the-art technology / equipment to perform procedures / tests such as Pulmonary Function Testing, Bronchoscopy with facilities for BAL, Brush, TBNA, TBLB, foreign body removal, diagnostic and therapeutic intervention (electro-cautery, brachycannula insertion etc.), Medical Thoracoscopy, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, DOTS and DOTS PLUS services, Non-invasive ventilation, Respiratory ICU.

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With a large patient base and availability of super-specialites under one roof, MBBS students are exposed to a variety of cases and also benefit from integrated teaching, right from the first year.  While, postgraduates get the opportunity to learn and perform most of the procedures including management of MDR/XDR patients.

The faculty conducts research regularly and obtains several good quality research publications each year. The department has a rich library with over a hundred of specialised books and subscribes to international/ national journals, like Lung India, Journal of Bronchology and International Pulmonology, American Journal of Respiratory Diseases, Clinics in Chest Medicine, Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Science. The department of Pulmonary Medicine deals with a gamut of diseases that involve the lungs, airways, mediastinum, pleura, diaphragm and the chest wall. This department is well equipped to deal with preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and rehabilitative aspects of Pulmonary Medicine to provide quality and comprehensive care for patients.[/bg_collapse]

 FACULTY 

Dr. SANJEEV KUMAR

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 15 Years

Publications : 12

Special Interest : Bronchial Asthma, Lung Cancer, COPD, Tuberculosis

Dr. SUSHANT KHANDURI

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)

Designation : Associate Professor

Teaching Experience : 10 Years

Publications : 24

Special Interest : Bronchial Asthma, ILD, lung cancer, COPD

Dr. RAKHEE KHANDURI

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 10 Years

Publications : 30

Special Interest : Bronchial, Asthma, ILD, COPD, Allergy

Dr. VARUNA JETHANI

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 07 years

Publications : 06

Special Interest : Pleural disease COPD and intervention

Awards : YOUNG RESPIRATORY RESEARCHER AWARD by chest research foundation (CRF -Pune)

Dr. MANOJ KUMAR

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 05 years

Publications : 05

Special Interest : Bronchial, Asthma, Plural Diseases, COPD

Dr. AVISHAM

Qualifications : M.B.B.S.; D.T.C.D.;M.D.

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 2 Years

Special Interest : Critical Care