MBBS, MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Medicine, FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine
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Dr Ankit Bansal is working as a Consultant Pulmonology and Critical Care at Fortis Escorts Hospital Jaipur.After doing his M.B.B.S from J.L.N Medical college ,Ajmer in 2004.He had done his internship from S.M.S Medical college,Jaipur .Trained in various aspects of pulmonology which include in management of various disease of chest,Allergy,sleep and interventional pulmonology from reputed institute of respiratory disease,SMS Medical college,Jaipur. From 1 st June 2010 joined Fortis Escorts jaipur and was trained in various aspects in management of patient management which include airway management, hemodynamic monitoring and advance ventilatory management like ECMO.Passed IDCCM from indian society of critical care in 2012.Awarded Prestigious Fellow of American college of chest physician 2014. Presently besides managing various patient in pulmonology both in OPD and IPD basis .Running every Tuesday Severe Asthma clinic,every Saturday Sleep clinic and pulmonary hypertension clinic at Fortis Escorts Jaipur .Had a keen interest in diagnosis and management of Asthma,COPD,Pneumonia especially Viral pneumonia like H1N1 pneumonia,ILD,Lung Cancer,Tuberculosis.Running Level 1 sleep lab for diagnosis and management of sleep Apnea and interventional pulmonology. Managing critical respiratory patient with advance ventilatory and hemodynamic monitoring and part of team in organising various CME /Education program in Critical Care.
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Q: What is a Pulmonologist?
A: A pulmonologist is a medical professional who specialize in diagnosing and treating lung-related conditions.
Q: What type of respiratory problems can a Pulmonologist treat?
A: Pulmonologists treat the following respiratory conditions: • Asthma • Bronchitis • Pulmonary hypertension • Emphysema • Lung cancer • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease • Cystic fibrosis • Tuberculosis • Obstructive sleep apnea
Q: When do you need to visit a Pulmonologist?
A: You should visit a pulmonologist when you experience the following symptoms: • Problems in exercising due to difficulty in breathing • Unexplained weight loss with cough since over 4 weeks • A persistent cough • Smoking habit • Bloody mucus with pus • Shortness of breath
Q: What tests wil a Pulmonologist do for a check up?
A: Pulmonologists typically recommend pulmonary function tests or PFTs. They are a group of tests which generally include spirometry, lung volume tests, arterial blood gas test, lung diffusion capacity, and pulse oximetry estimates. They might even order a chest X-ray or CT scan, based on your individual needs.
Q: What is the difference between a Pulmonologist and chest surgeon?
A: Chest surgeons perform surgical procedures on the lungs and heart. Pulmonologists may perform specialized procedures to obtain samples from the lung or chest but do not perform surgeries.e.g. bronchoscopy