Introduction The department of Pulmonary Medicine caters to a wide spectrum of diseases of the chest ranging from airway disorders like chronic bronchitis and bronchial asthma, infections like pneumonias and tuberculosis, pleural disorders, carcinomas of the respiratory tract and lungs, occupation-related lung disorders, to interstitial lung diseases. The department is committed to deliver quality clinical services to all patients suffering from respiratory illnesses. Facilities & services:
  1. Out-patient services:
    1. Daily OPD
    2. Asthma Clinic – Every Wednesday 2:00 to 4:00 pm
    3. COPD Clinic – Every Thursday 2:00 to 4:00 pm
    4. ILD Clinic - Every Friday 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  2. In-patient services: Dedicated 24 beds including 4 beds for relatively sick patients.
  3. Diagnostic services:
    1. Bronchoscopy (Basic and Advanced)- All procedures including Endobronchial Ultrasound
    2. Thoracoscopy for diagnosis of pleural disorders
    3. Pulmonary Function Test (Basic and Advanced)
    4. Cardio-pulmonary Exercise Testing (To be started soon)
    5. Polysomnography for patients with sleep disorders
  4. Treatment services:
    1. Non-invasive ventilation
    2. Airway stent placement (Metallic)
    3. Enndobronchial hot and cold therapies
Future Plan:
  1. Bronchial Thermoplasty for patients with severe resistant asthma
  2. Virtual bronchoscopy navigation
  3. Respiratory Critical Care services
  4. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for advanced stage respiratory diseases
Contact us Department of Pulmonary Medicine 5th floor, Medical College Block, AIIMS, Virbhadra marg Rishikesh-249201, Uttarakhand E-mail: Tel: 0135-2462984, extn:2024