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Dr. Koushik N S

Dr. Koushik N S

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MBBS, DNB - Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist

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19 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. Koushik N S is a Pulmonologist,Allergist/Immunologist and Somnologist (Sleep Specialist) in Malleswaram, Bangalore and has an experience of 19 years in these fields. Dr. Koushik N S practices at Sriranga Pulmonary Clinic in Malleswaram, Bangalore,Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital - Vasanthnagar in Millers Road, Bangalore and GIA Hospital in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore in 2001 and DNB - Pulmonary Medicine from Jain Institute Of Pulmonary And Sleep Medicine. in 2012.

Malleswaram, Bangalore

Sriranga Pulmonary Clinic

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No.101, Abhishek Complex, 1st Floor, 17th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleswaram. Landmark: Near Sai Baba Temple, Landmark: next to chandana medicals, Bangalore

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Sat

06:00 - 07:30

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2001
DNB - Pulmonary Medicine - Jain Institute Of Pulmonary And Sleep Medicine., 2012

Experience

2012 - 2015 Consultant Pulmonologist at Sriranga Pulmonary Hospital /jain Institute Of Pulmonary And Sleep Medicine/columbia Asia Hospital

Registrations

56787 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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