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Dr. Vasunethra Kasargod

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10 years experience overall
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Pulmonologist

6 years experience overall
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Dr. Hirennappa B. Udnur

Pulmonologist

14 years experience overall

Dr. Amruth Sindhu

Pulmonologist

12 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Mohamed Asif

Pulmonologist

10 years experience overall
  
350 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Srivatsa Lokeshwaran

Pulmonologist

11 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Huzefa Suratwala Ismail

Pulmonologist

20 years experience overall

Dr. Chetan Kumar.N.G

Pulmonologist

10 years experience overall

Dr. GANGI REDDY T K

Pulmonologist

10 years experience overall
  
600 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vaibhavi Patel

Pulmonologist

16 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
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Pulmonologist In Bangalore

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Pulmonologist in Bangalore


Pulmonology is the branch of Medical science which covers the functions and abnormalities in the respiratory tract of human beings. The Pulmonologists in Bangalore are specialised doctors who deal primarily with lungs related diseases. The infectious, autoimmune, structural, and neoplastic ailments in the lungs and trachea are the principal concern of the doctors. They can help you treat many diseases including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, tuberculosis, obstructive sleep apnea, asthma, occupational lung disease, pneumonia, and lung cancer.


Why should you consult aPulmonologist?


It is crucial to visit the Pulmonologists in Bangalore at least once a year especially if you smoke or suffer from a persistent cough, breathing problems, and certain lifestyle disorders like diabetes, obesity, and hypertension. The Pulmonologist performs specialised diagnostic tests like bronchoscopy to have a clear view of the internal organs of the respiratory system and detect minute anomalies in the first stage. They also evaluate the functioning of the lungs of the patient by performing pulmonary function tests.


What are the types of specialisations?


There are several specialisations of Pulmonology for treating the respiratory tract patients more efficiently. Few significant specialities include interstitial lung disease, lung transplantation, asthma, obstructive lung disease, neuromuscular disease specialists.


Educational Qualifications of a Pulmonologist?


To be a Pulmonologistthe candidate must accomplish 5 and a half year  Bachelors degree of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree and a 3-year post-graduate Medicine Doctor (MD) degree in Pulmonology. However, to remain updated in their respective field, the doctors also attend a refreshers course, symposiums, and workshops.


When should you visit a Pulmonologist?


It would be best if you visit a Pulmonologist whenever you experience problems associated with your respiratory system. These include breathing difficulties, persistent cough, and sleep-disordered breathing.


What are the procedures the Pulmonologists in Bangalore performs?


The Pulmonologists havethe skill and qualification to perform many investigations including pulmonary function test, CT scan, chest ultrasound, a sleep study (Polysomnography), chest fluoroscopy, and pleural biopsy. 


Name some of the diseases the Pulmonologist can cure?


The Pulmonologist can treat numerous ailments like Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Occupational Lung Disease, Rheumatoid Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Fibrosis.


What is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)?


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) consists of a group of progressive lung ailments like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. They limit the airflow to the lungs, inflame the respiratory tract and damage the lung tissue.


What is Occupational Lung Disease?


Occupational Lung Diseases are different types of ailments which the industry workers are prone to develop due to the exposure of toxic substances in their work environment.


How much do Pulmonologistsin Bangalore charge?


The consultation fee of the Pulmonologists in Bangalore usually starts from around INR 500. The charges for the different procedures like bronchoscopy, CT Scan, and pulmonary function test varies from clinic to clinic. Here is a table of the average rates in Bangalore.


Top 5 Treatments available


Detailed below are some of the treatments and investigation procedures the Pulmonologistsperform.

Bronchoscopy

It is an investigation procedure which helps the Pulmonologist to view the internal cells and tissues of the lungs.

Pulmonary Function Test

This test can determine the efficiency of the lungs and assists the doctor in developing an appropriate treatment plan.

Nanocarrier

It is a highly advanced treatment procedure that helps in delivering medicines to the damaged cells and tissues of the lungs.

Polysomnography

It is a state-of-the-art diagnostic process which records the changes occurring in an individual’s body when he sleeps.

CT Scan of Chest

A computerised tomography scan obtains a detailed report about the soft tissues, blood vessels, and bones around the chest.


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