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Department of Pulmonology

Pulmonology is a discipline which involves diseases and conditions affecting the lungs. Specialists having expertise in this field are called pulmonologists or pulmonary specialists. Deemed as a subspeciality of internal medicine, profiency in the field requires sufficient knowledge of internal medicine and other subspecialities. The branch focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory system, including the lungs, uper airways, thoracic cavity and chest wall. When a complicated situation arises in the diagnosis of a respiratory condition, pulmonologists are consulted

pulmonologists often take part in specialized pulmonary medicine practices and engage themselves in multidisciplinary group activity. They even serve as consultants to other practitioners in some cases. Having proficiency in respiratory disorders and complicated procedures such as mechanical ventilation, pulmonologists often act as overseers of intensive care units in hospitals. For effective treatment, pulmonologists require training in critical care medicine along with pulmonary medicine. This dual role has earned them the title 'Intensivists'

Pulmonologists are instrumental in treating structural, inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic disorders that affect the lung cavity, lung parenchyma, pleura and airways. Pulmonologists assist in the identification and prevention of occupationaland environmental causes of pulmonary disorders. Disorders that are commonly addressed include asthma, chronic obstructive lung disorder(COPD), lung cancer, tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis etc.

Doctors in Pulmonology

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