DNB - Pulmonary Medicine, MBBS
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Dr. Balaji Biradar is a Pulmonologist in Jalna Road, Aurangabad and has an experience of 12 years in this field. Dr. Balaji Biradar practices at JJ Plus Hospitals & Neuron International in Jalna Road, Aurangabad. He completed DNB - Pulmonary Medicine from National Board of Education, New Delhi in 2011 and MBBS from Maharashtra Universtity of Health Sciences, Nashik in 2007.
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Q: What is a Pulmonologist?
A: A pulmonologist is a skilled medical professional specializing in the diseases of the chest and respiratory system namely the lungs, larynx, pharynx, bronchi, trachea, bronchioles as well as lung tissue.
Q: What type of respiratory problems can a Pulmonologist treat?
A: A pulmonologist can treat several problems such as allergies, cough, bronchitis, tuberculosis asthma, chronic obstructive lung diseases and lung cancer.
Q: When do you need to visit a Pulmonologist?
A: One needs to visit a pulmonologist in cases of prolonged cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, blood in sputum or even hoarseness of voice. Any worsening symptom or symptom that persists longer than 2 weeks should be fixed by seeing a pulmonologist.
Q: What tests wil a Pulmonologist do for a check up?
A: Pulmonologists order tests such as Chest Xray, Lung function tests, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CT Scans, MRI or other specific investigations to arrive at a diagnosis.
Q: What is the difference between a Pulmonologist and chest surgeon?
A: Pulmonologists are trained in pulmonology which is a branch of internal medicine. Chest surgeons are surgically trained to open the chest and operate on the lungs and associated tissues.