MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), DNB - Respiratory Diseases
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100% (18 votes)
Dr. M.MANIMARAN has about 17 years of experience in the field of Pulmonary Medicine. He has good clinical expertise in dealing with all kinds of pulmonary disease and allergy. He is well versed with all diagnostic and therapeutic interventional Pulmonary procedures. And has special interest in Lung Transplantation and Sleep-related Breathing disorders. He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and undergone his interventional Pulmonology training in both Europe and USA. Did his Lung transplantation training in Australia. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society.
2 clinics for General Consultation
I went to meet the doctor with my mother as she had a wheezing problem, She had breathing-related issues. ****** *** ***** Medicines and inhaler was prescribed. We waited for 30 minutes. Need to go again for a checkup. I am satisfied with the treatment given. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends. My mother is ok now.
We visited the hospital for my father, he had kidney stone problem. Even I also had medical checkup. ********* *** ***** He had undergone surgery. Post-surgery treatment could have been taken care of. A whole-body checkup was done. Medical tests was done and medicines was prescribed. Waiting time was no there. Patient is fine now. I am satisfied with the treatment given. I can rate the doctor 4/5. I can recommend doctor to my family or friends.
Consultation was very nice. I visited my child asthma check up but the doctor said it is normal and it will not appear after 7-8 years. I'm satisfied with the doctor's treatment and already I recommended this doctor to a few of my friends and the doctor's behaviour was nice and he explained very well.
I met the doctor, consultation experience and it was good with the doctor. Actually it was good service and we visited for my father. He had some breathing issues, the doctor listened to our problem properly, consultation and service were good. I would like to recommend this doctor to others, I'm satisfied with the doctor and his treatment.
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.