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Dr. Hirennappa B. Udnur

Dr. Hirennappa B. Udnur

Dr. Hirennappa B. Udnur

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MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), DNB - Respiratory Diseases

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Pulmonologist

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13 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Hirennappa B. Udnur is sought after specialist in lung diseases (Pulmonologist) with 10 years of experience practicing in Bangalore. He completed his MBBS from M S Ramaiah Medical College , DTCD (Diploma in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases) from Bangalore Medical College, DNB (Respiratory Medicine) from Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad. He has got prestigious Fellow of College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) from ACCP (USA). He is trained in Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine and has been practicing since 10 years at Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal and Bangalore Baptist Hospital. Also practicing in his own center at Sahakaranagar "Inspire Specialty Clinic " since October 2015

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Sahakaranagar, Bangalore

Inspire Speciality Clinic

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860, 1st Floor, D Block, Sahakaranagar, Landmark: Near State Bank of India, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 08:30

500

Common questions & answers

Q: What is a Pulmonologist?

A: A doctor who is specialized in diagnosis and treatment of respiratory system diseases is called as pulmonologist. The respiratory system include the airway (all organs that carry air to lungs from body's outside environment), the lungs and the muscles for respiration.

Q: What type of respiratory problems can a Pulmonologist treat?

A: Pulmonologists can treat lung or airway inflammation, blocked lung airways, damage to lung alveoli and lung diseases occurred due to inhalation of dust chemical or smoking, genetic diseases of the lung like cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis.

Q: When do you need to visit a Pulmonologist?

A: You should visit a pulmonologist if you are facing breathing difficulties, having cough from a long time, have blood or mucus in cough, sudden weight loss due to unknown reasons and have severe breathing problem while doing daily activities or exercising.

Q: What tests wil a Pulmonologist do for a check up?

A: Pulmonologists will perform different tests depending up on your problem. These may include CT scan, chest ultrasound, chest X-ray, pulse oximetry test, pleural biopsy, bronchoscopy (to examine airway), breathing test (pulmonary function test) to check functioning of lungs and sleep study to detect sleep disorder.

Q: What is the difference between a Pulmonologist and chest surgeon?

A: Pulmonologists will diagnose and treat respiratory system related disorders but if you are having a serious lung disease then you will be referred to chest surgeon to remove affected lung part or for a lung transplant.

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Awards and Recognitions

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Topper in Physiology: Dr Rani Kanaka Memorial Award MBBS-First Phase - 1999
Second Prize at - 2006
First Prize in Spirometry Interpretation, State Level CME held at Coimbatore. - 2006
Second Prize in Chest Radiology Quiz, at NAPCON 2007, Chandigarh - 2007
Attended National level conferences as Delegate-NAPCON (Kolkatta) - 2005

Education

MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2003
Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD) - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2006
DNB - Respiratory Diseases - Mediciti Hospital Hyderabad, 2009

Memberships

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Member of European Respiratory Society & American Thoracic society
Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
Member of Indian Association of Bronchology
Indian Chest Society
Indian Sleep Disorders Association

Experience

2008 - 2016 Consultant Pulmonologist at Columbia Asia & Baptist Hospitals

Registrations

65473 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow of College of Chest Physcians - American College Of Chest Physicians, 2011
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