Pulmonology is the branch of medicine which deals with the care of patients with diseases of the lung and disorders in the function of breathing. The aim of the Pulmonology Department is to deliver effective, high-quality health services to our patients and to provide a better quality of life with Christ-centered ideology. The diseases that we take care of at this department are Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, assessment of the breathless patient, assessment of the patient with chronic cough, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, lung abscesses, pulmonary fibrosis, tuberculosis, lung cancers, pleural effusions, pneumothorax, ARDS, ventilators disorders and respiratory failure. Pulmonology is the branch of medicine which deals with the care of patients with diseases of the lung and disorders in the function of breathing.

The Pulmonology Department aims to deliver effective, high-quality health services to our patients and to provide a better quality of life with Christ-centered ideology.

The diseases that we take care of at this department are Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, assessment of the breathless patient, assessment of the patient with chronic cough, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, lung abscesses, pulmonary fibrosis, tuberculosis, lung cancers, pleural effusions, pneumothorax, ARDS, ventilators disorders and respiratory failure.

Services

  • Relevant blood testing for patients with respiratory diseases
  • Lung function tests
  • 6-minute walk test
  • Blood gas analysis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Sleep studies
  • Oxygen assessment studies
  • Bronchoscopy (with Broncho Alveolar Lavage, Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Bronchial Brushings, Washing, Biopsy, Trans-Bronchial Needle Aspiration, Trans-Bronchial Lung Biopsy.)
  • Thoracoscopy: Biopsy, Pleurodesis, Lysis of pleural adhesion
  • CT Scans of the lung and USG guided FNAC and biopsy
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation

our Specialists

Dr. Shankar Ramesh
Dr. Shankar Ramesh Assistant Professor
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Dr. Sneha Susan Jacob
Dr. Sneha Susan Jacob Senior Resident
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Dr Soumya A
Dr Soumya A Senior Resident
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Dr. Stephen Sunny
Dr. Stephen Sunny Senior Resident
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Dr Devipriya R S
Dr Devipriya R S Senior Resident
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