MBBS, DNB - Respiratory Diseases
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Dr. Naresh Dude is a Pulmonologist in Barkatpura, Hyderabad and has an experience of 11 years in this field. Dr. Naresh Dude practices at Bristlecone Hospitals in Barkatpura, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh in 2009 and DNB - Respiratory Diseases from National Board of Examination, India in 2014.
He is very good in understanding the problem of the patient. He spent ample amount of time talking to patient and understanding him...I went to him for treatment of covid and he has given treated me well and I have recovered with his suggested medication...really thankful to him
He is approachable and friendly. I took my mother for check up and he is very helpful in treating elders.
****** ** ***** consulted him for cough and cold.
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.