MBBS, MD - Pulmonary Medicine, DM - Pulmonary Medicine
10 Years Experience
Dr. Vishwanath Gella is a Consultant Clinical & Interventional Pulmonologist with great exposure in the field of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care. He is one among the very few MD, DM Super specialist Pulmonologists in the AP state from prestigious national institute PGI Chandigarh. He has special interests in interventional bronchoscopy (flexible and rigid), Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS). He is the first and the only pulmonologist in the state of Andhra Pradesh performing Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) for early diagnosis of various chest disorders like Tuberculosis, Lung cancer successfully. His original work on “Rigid Bronchoscopic debulking of central airway tumours” was published in a reputed medical journal “Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology”. He has a keen academic interest in “Nosocomial Pneumonia, Ventilator associated Pneumonia, Pneumonia in immunocompromised patients & Fungal lung infections” and has published in textbook of Pulmonary medicine by Dr Sk Jindal and reputed medical journals “Mycoses” and “World Clinics in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine” . He has special interest in the management of Pleural disorders- Pleural effusion & Pneumothorax (Fluid and air in chest), Bronchial Asthma, Smoking related lung diseases like Chronic bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD) and has managed more than a thousand of each of these disorders.He also has special interest in Sleep disorders like “Sleep apnea (Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Central Sleep Apnea)” and “Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS)” and has managed more than few hundreds of these patients with polysomnography and Positive pressure airway devices (CPAP, BiPAP). His immense experience in the management of patients with respiratory & associated emergencies like respiratory failure, pneumonia, Septic shock, ARDS, massive hemoptysis (blood in the sputum), COPD & Asthma exacerbations has saved numerous lives in critical care till now. His excellent clinical acumen has helped make the most difficult diagnoses.