Welcome to AIIMS Rishikesh

Pulmonary Medicine

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, occupation-related lung disorders, to interstitial lung diseases. The department is committed to deliver quality clinical services to all patients suffering from respiratory illness.

Facilities & services:

The department is running daily OPD and indoor services. Non-invasive ventilation facility is now available for appropriate IPD patients. Procedures like pleural aspiration, intercostal drainage, Fine needle aspiration cytology and biopsies are being performed. The department also has state of the art Pulmonary function laboratory and Bronchoscopy laboratory offering wide range of diagnostic facilities. Polysomonography lab for Sleep study is also functional now. An Asthma clinic is being run in OPD every Friday from 2-4pm.

Future Plan:

Endobronchial ultrasound guided lymph node sampling and Thoracoscopy for diagnosis of range of pleural disorder is next on the cards.

Faculty:

S.NO Name Designation
1 Dr. Ruchi Dua Associate Professor & Officiating Head
2 Dr. Mayank Mishra Associate Professor


Contact us:

Head,
Department of Pulmonary Medicine
5th floor, Medical College Block,
AIIMS, Virbhadra marg
Rishikesh-249201, Uttarakhand

E-mail: pulmedaiimsr@gmail.com

Tel: 0135-2462984, extn:2024