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Dr. Ritu Malani

Dr. Ritu Malani

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MBBS, DNB - Respiratory Diseases, Diploma in Allergy and clinical Immunology

Pulmonologist

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Allergist/Immunologist

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20 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ritu Malani is a Pulmonologist and Allergist/Immunologist in Green Park, Delhi and has an experience of 20 years in these fields. Dr. Ritu Malani practices at MediCasa in Green Park, Delhi and Max Super Speciality Hospital - Saket East Wing in Saket, Delhi. She completed MBBS from Manipal Academy of Higher Education in 1999,DNB - Respiratory Diseases from National Board of Examinations in 2006 and Diploma in Allergy and clinical Immunology from Allergy Asthma ENT Clinic, Bangalore in 2018. Service provided by the doctor is: All Health Related Problems.

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Green Park, Delhi

MediCasa

5.0

H-4 Lower Ground Floor , Green Park Main, Landmark: Near Green Park Main Market, Delhi

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10:30 - 01:00

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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.

Services

All Health Related Problems

Education

MBBS - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, 1999
DNB - Respiratory Diseases - National Board of Examinations, 2006
Diploma in Allergy and clinical Immunology - Allergy Asthma ENT Clinic, Bangalore, 2018

Experience

Owner at MediCasa

Registrations

10324 Delhi Medical Council, 2001
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