MBBS, Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD), MD - TB & Chest
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94% (35 votes)
Enthusiastic,energetic always ready to solve health issues of any system with predominant flare for lungs
3 clinics for General Consultation
Door No 11, 4, Sivaprakasam St, opposite to Brilliant Tutorial, Pondy Bazaar, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Landmark: Opposite to Brilliant tutorial, Chennai
Mon - Tue, Thu - Sat
08:00 - 08:40
She is very nice, confidence speech,We admitted last days in Adyar cancer institute not able to find out, after seeing scan report immediately she found the exact issues, and given the treatment, with in 3 days my mother getting normal. we are told you are the GOD For my mother. Thanks to the doctor she is great,.
I am really glad that I consulted her, all the other local doctors never understood my problem. They just prescribed the random medicines in their medical stores. I am now free from that long lasting extreme colds after meeting Dr G.Thilagavathy way back in 2011.
I'm in the final stage of TB i had surgery She saved my life I thought I will die but she helps me to recover from this disease
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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.