Institute of Pulmonology Expertise
The Department of Pulmonary (Respiratory or Chest) Medicine aims to provide comprehensivecare, for even the most complex cases. Our faculty are one of the most experienced in these fields, and have a record of excellence in clinical Pulmonology and Critical Care, including specialty areas such as Interventional Pulmonology.
Treatment & Services:
Respiratory care and chest medicine
Critical care services
Our overall approach is to foster an environment in the treatment of these disorders where we combine expertise, information, communication and support to help the patient and the family with the difficult times which come with critical illness. We understand the crisis which descends on individuals and families in these times, and try as both professionals and individuals to be with you through these challenging periods.
Explore our Institute of Pulmonology Features
The Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine offers primary and second-opinion outpatient and inpatient consultations for various adult lung diseases, sleep disorders and critical ICU illnesses. The department includes highly qualified, well trained and skilled specialists in the fields of Pulmonary/Respiratory/Chest medicine, Critical Care medicine and Sleep Disorders medicine.
We offer all services including lung disease consultations, ICU care, comprehensive pulmonary function testing, a Sleep Disorders clinic and round the clock Respiratory therapy. A few of our niche high expertise areas are the evaluation and treatment of Interstitial lung diseases, Airway disorders like Asthma/COPD/Bronchiectasis, Pulmonary hypertension, and the latest specialty of Interventional Pulmonology.
What is unique about us? The concept of a
specialty center in a field incorporates medical care given at a much higher level: . A committed team, maintaining the highest level of competence, updated knowledge and communication, offers comprehensive 360-degree care from the point of contact. Unlike other healthcare models where providers change, in this Specialty center one team takes care of out-patient, in-patient, intensive care unit, Interventional pulmonary procedures and domiciliary home-based care.
Our center also understands the difficulties patients and relatives face in modern urban busy and overworked lives, which get disrupted when healthcare needs arise. We also value your time and understanding the practical difficulties in travel, we try our best to maximize every outpatient visit, with relevant tests done the same day and reviewed to form a management plan.
In addition to providing clinical care, our consultants also participate in teaching and training and conduct research in various lung diseases, critical care medicine and sleep problems – our papers and innovations have been accepted and published in worldwide literature. Our consultants attend national and international meetings to present and review the latest findings in the care of patients with lung disease, sleep disorders and critical care problems.
Our partners in the care of these complex patients include a skilled Thoracic Surgery Program (Dr Sathyaki Nambala/Dr Arul Furtado), who are experts in the minimally invasive approach to surgery. The Pulmonary department works hand-in-hand with the Thoracic surgeons in providing world-class interdisciplinary care in the field.
In recognition of the expertise in the care of patients with lung disease, Dr Ravindra Mehta, Division Chief was recently conferred the title of “ specialized, customized, and geared up towards difficult and complicated situations Legend In The Field of Pulmonary Medicine” by the Times group in 2018, and also has been conferred the award of ‘Distinguished Clinician,’ and ‘Adjunct Professor’ by the Apollo Hospitals. group
The Department of Pulmonary medicine runs state-of-the-art specialty clinics that include:
Severe Asthma clinic
Interstitial Lung diseases clinic
Airways Disorders Clinic
Apollo’s ICU management and critical care, protocols and handover are among the best in the country…..
The team of doctors in various specialities and locations seek excellence through expertise, making Apollo Hospitals one of the leading hospital groups in the world…..
It is believed at Apollo Hospitals that the first step to cure is accurate diagnosis. Read more about the state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities at the Institutes of Pulmonology.....
The department has most modern state of art equipment backed by modern intensive care units to carry out evaluation of patients including various Respiratory care and chest medicine, ..
Read and watch our patients speak from their hearts about the wonderful care they experienced at Apollo Hospitals…..
Feel free to get in touch with a doctor from this department or if you would like some specific information about the services we provide.....