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Dr. Azmat Karim

Dr. Azmat Karim

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MD - Physician, MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist

20 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. Azmat Karim is one of the esteemed doctors in treating respiratory diseases. He has handled various cases with perfection and has provided the best medical care to his patient. As a committed doctor he regularly undergoes training programs at various centres and attends many seminars and conferences on cardiology and pulmunology in and outside country.Areas of clinical interestCritical Care Physician (Cardiology and Pulmunology), COPD, Asthma, Sleep Disorders, Preventive Health Check-Up, etc.

Lajpat Nagar, Delhi

Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute

14, Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar 4, Landmark: Near Amarcloni Market, Near Bostan Hospital And Near Metro Station, Delhi

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Tue, Thu, Sat

11:00 - 04:00

1000

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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Copyright for my Research Paper from Government of India - 2015
Presented Paper American College of Chest Physician, Montreal, Canada - 2015
Presented Paper in European Respiratory Society, Amsterdam - 2014

Education

MD - Physician - People's Friendship University of Russia Faculty of Medicine, 2000
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine - Santhosh University, 2016

Memberships

Cardiological Society of India (CSI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
National College of Chest Physician
European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Experience

2002 - 2004 Medical Officer at Vasant Lok Hosp.
2004 - 2013 Associate Consultant in Pumonary Care Unit at Metro Hosp.
2013 - 2016 MD-Resident at Santosh Medical College & Hosp.

Registrations

19843 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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