department of pulmonology

Department of Pulmonology

Respiratory problems are ubiquitous in today's society, and respiratory illnesses are growing more prevalent. Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with respiratory disorders. Apollo Hospitals is regarded as the greatest hospital for respiratory medicine, having a team of top chest experts who deal with severe, complicated, and unique ailments.

If you're having problems breathing, your doctor may refer you to a pulmonologist. These medical professionals specialise on the lungs and respiratory system. They are well-versed in the workings of the lungs. They also understand how the airways, muscles, and blood vessels interact to allow you to breathe easily. Here's some information to help you understand more about pulmonologists and what they do.


The DLCO module and body plethysmography are the fastest and most accurate ways to assess standard tests like lung volume, slow vital capacity, absolute voluntary ventilation, respiratory drive, bronchial challenge test, absolute and specific conductance of airway, absolute and specific airway resistance.

Simple and advanced pulmonary function tests employing the forced oscillation technique are performed in a laboratory and give a full examination of therespiratory system.

For patients with sleep difficulties, we offer the following tests.
  • polysomnography
  • Split-night sleep experiments were attended by a large number of people
  • Sleep latency tests on multiple occasions
  • Wakefulness testing must be maintained
  • Sleep research in the comfort of your own home
  • A contemporary bronchoscope suit that is cutting-edge.

Sankalp Hospitals' pulmonology department uses cutting-edge technology to provide high-quality care to out-patients and in-patients, including intensive care and lung transplantation. We have cutting-edge radiology tests, a thoracentesis unit, and a Pulmonary Function Lab staffed by highly skilled and experienced doctors.


We provide superior treatment choices to its patients as a result of its strong commitment to innovation and research. The Respiratory Medicine department treats a variety of respiratory illnesses, including:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Bronchial Asthma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Spirometry
  • Pleuroscopy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
Few Common Procedures Performed Are:
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Biopsies
  • Lung Transplant
  • Allergies, asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, bullous lung illnesses, and congenital lung diseases are all treated.
  • Tuberculosis, MDR and XDR TB, complex pneumonia, lung abscess, different fungus and tropical lung infections, organ transplant-related infections, HIV, and other immunocompromised people
  • Drug-induced, occupational, and environmental lung disorders, as well as a variety of intestinal lung diseases.
  • Acute respiratory failure syndrome¬† management
  • Sleep-related disorders management
  • Treatment of pleural pathology, including pleural effusion, empyema, pneumothorax, hemothorax, and malignancy, as well as lung and mediastinal malignancies.
  • The insertion of drainage tubes between the intercostals.
  • The insertion of a pigtail catheter.
  • Pleurodesis, thoracocentesis
  • -TBNA ,brushing, BAL , other therapeutic and diagnostic video bronchoscopy procedures
  • Removal of foreign bodies, stiff bronchial dilatation
  • Thoracic surgery
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