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Dr. Kailash Nath Gupta

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Dr. M.S. Kanwar

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Who are Pulmonologists?

A Pulmonologist is a medical professional specialized in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the respiratory system that includes the upper airways, lungs, chest wall and thoracic cavity. Pulmonology is the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the respiratory system like respiratory failure, asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pleurisy, pulmonary abscess, lung cancer or pleural cancer etc.


What are the qualifications of Pulmonologist?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Pulmonologist:

  • MD - Respiratory Medicine
  • CCT - Respiratory Medicine
  • MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Medicine
  • DNB - Respiratory Medicine
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis Diseases (TDD)
  • Diploma in Chest Diseases (D.C.D)
  • DNB - Respiratory Diseases
  • Diplomate in Pulmonary Diseases (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • Higher specialty training in Respiratory Medicine (as SpR), UK
  • Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD)
  • DM - Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine
  • MD - TB & Chest
  • MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine
  • FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine
  • MD - Pulmonary Medicine
  • DNB - Pulmonary Medicine
  • DM - Pulmonary Medicine


What conditions do Pulmonologists treat?

Some of the most common conditions that Pulmonologists treat are:

  • Interstitial and occupational lung diseases
  • Occupational or environmental causes of lung disease
  • Asthma
  • Sleep apnea
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pleural effusion
  • COVID-19/ Coronavirus


When should an individual consult a Pulmonologist?

An individual can visit a Pulmonologist if they experience these symptoms:

  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
  • Difficulty breathing during exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Wheezing
  • Recurring chest infections that impact your respiratory system
  • Asthma that isn't well-controlled, or has unidentified triggers
  • Smoking-related issues
  • Coughing up blood


How are Pulmonologists different from Respiratory therapists?

A Pulmonologist is a medical professional specialized in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases related to the respiratory system that includes the upper airways, lungs, chest wall and thoracic cavity. Respiratory therapists, on the other hand, collaborate with physicians and assist in diagnosing lung or breathing disorders. They evaluate patients and perform diagnostic tests with equipment and devices to determine appropriate therapy and treatment options with physicians. They also educate patients on the management of lung diseases and other breathing conditions.


How do I consult a Pulmonologist?

You can consult a Pulmonologist either online or offline. However, depending on the availability of the doctor and the convenience of the patient, pre-booking may be required for consultation.


How often should an individual visit a Pulmonologist?

It is recommended to visit a Pulmonologist once a year to check the medical condition of the respiratory system. However, if a person is suffering from respiratory system diseases or conditions, they must consult and follow up with a Pulmonologist as and when required.

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