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Dr. GANGI REDDY T K

Dr. GANGI REDDY T K

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MBBS, DNB - Respiratory Diseases

Pulmonologist

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General Physician

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Somnologist (Sleep Specialist)

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10 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Gangi Reddy T K, a Pulmonologist with 8 years experience. My main objective is to ​provide​ ​optimal ​ ​medical​ ​care​ ​to​ all ​my patients. I am keen about enhancing​ ​my ​medical​ ​knowledge, getting updated about recent advances in medicine​ ​and use them ​for​ ​the​ ​benefit​ ​of​ ​patients. To​ ​maintain​ ​professionalism,​ ​which​ ​includes the commitment​ ​to​ ​responsibilities,​ ​adherence to​ ​ethical​ ​principles​ ​and​ ​sensitivity​ ​towards​ ​patients is my priority. My areas of interests are Asthma and Allergy, COPD and Smoking Cessation Therapy, Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), Critical Care, Lung infections, Bronchoscopy and Thoracoscopy, Lung Malignancies and Pleural Disorders.

HSR Layout, Bangalore

AaShwasa Respiratory Care and Multispeciality Clinic

5.0

2nd floor, Anjanadri Sriharsha, Harlur Main Road, Landmark: Oppostive to Ozone Evergreen Apartments, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:30 - 08:15

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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.

Education

MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, 2009
DNB - Respiratory Diseases - Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, 2014

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Chest Society
European Respiratory Society (ERS)
American Thoracic Society

Experience

2010 - 2012 Critical Care Resident, at Shekhar Hospital, Bangalore
2012 - 2015 Pulmonology Resident Doctor at Bhaghwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore
2015 - 2016 Senior Resident/Associate Consultant at Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, Chennai
2016 - 2017 Consultant Pulmonologist at Sri Manakula Vinayagar Hospital, Puducherry
2017 - 2018 Consultant Pulmonologist at Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bangalore

Registrations

87387 Karnataka Medical Council, 2010
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