MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Pulmonary Medicine
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Dr. B Vijay Bhaskar is a Pulmonologist in Secunderabad, Hyderabad and has an experience of 36 years in this field. Dr. B Vijay Bhaskar practices at Navodaya Hospitals in Secunderabad, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool in 1984,MD - General Medicine from PGI Chandigarh in 1986 and DM - Pulmonary Medicine from PGI Chandigarh in 1989. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment,Lung Surgery,Lung Biopsy,Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) and Lung Infections Treatment etc.
Friendly doctr... nice treatment...explained in clear ** **** ********** *** problem rectified in detail ...overall satisfied
We took our Dad for treatment and smile with which the Doctor welcomes us made us feel so confident, Dr Vijaya Baskar garu is a very friendly person, willing to make an extra explanation for the lay people to understand.
A doctor with more enough patience and excellent way of explaining about the disease or treating the patients. I never met such a doctor in my lifetime with these many good qualities. Thank you sir for treating my mother.
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.