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The Department of Respiratory Medicine undertakes the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary diseases in children, adolescents, and adults. Comprehensive Respiratory Medicine program includes specialized treatment of specific diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, sleep-disordered breathing, interstitial lung diseases, cystic fibrosis, occupational lung diseases, pulmonary rehabilitation, tuberculosis, lung cancers and a dedicated smoking cessation consultation. Diagnostic facilities include pulmonary function testing, exercise testing, allergy testing, diffusion studies, flexible video bronchoscopic investigation, endobronchial stenting, spiral and higher resolution CT imaging guided biopsies, sleep studies and thoracoscopic procedures. The department renders facilities for investigation and management of all sorts of infective and non-infective respiratory diseases.


The department offers state-of-the-art facilities and services which includes:

  • Fibre-optic Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Smoking Cessation Consultation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Evaluation of Breathing Disorders and Chronic Respiratory Ailments
  • Evaluation of obstructive sleep apnea (Polysomnography)


The department provides diagnosis, treatment and care for patients with variety of conditions of the lungs and respiratory tract which includes:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Tuberculosis (pulmonary and extra pulmonary)
  • Pneumonia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Foreign bodies in airways
  • Bronchiectasis