Department of Pulmonology undertakes the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of Respiratory diseases in adolescents and adults. The load of pulmonary disorders is on the rise in India due to rapid urbanization, pollution overcrowding, poor sanitation and lifestyle changes.
Asthma affects 15-20 million people in India and 10-15% of children are Asthmatics. Our department has state of the art Pulmonary Function Testing Lab and Allergy TestingLaboratory facilities aiding in treatment of Asthma.
COPD which is common Lung problemamong smokers. Head of our department Dr. K S Satish has over 30years of experience in treating the same.
Treatment of Infectious Diseases like Tuberculosis, H1N1 / Viral Pneumonias, Bacterial Fungal infection with pneumonia assistances from Microbiology department which has latest diagnostic machine like Gene xpert and culture techniques, helps in early diagnosis.
Our department is also experienced in treating rare pulmonary diseases like Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension and Infections in HIV infected individuals.
Due to sedentary lifestyle, an epidemic of obesity has engulfed us. Due to which sleep-related breathing disorders are on the rise. We have an exclusively advanced sleep laboratory to help diagnose it at an early stage.