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Dr. Vijay Singh Baid

Dr. Vijay Singh Baid

Dr. Vijay Singh Baid

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MBBS, MD - TB & Chest, FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine

Pulmonologist

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General Physician

35 Years Experience Overall  (34 years as specialist)

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Dr. V S Baid, MBBS, MD - Chest is a Consulting Senior Pulmonologist, Allergologist Bronchoscopist & TB Specialist with huge experience of over 30 Years. He is a part of many National & International Societies attending seminars, workshops throughout the Globe to provide the patients with the best possible treatment to this date.He has an impeccable reputation in the medical community & is admired by his patients.

Kankurgachi, Kolkata

Chest And Allergy Clinic

3.5

#36/2A, Ram Krishna Samaji Road., Landmark: Near Acharya Prafulla Chandra Park, Kolkata

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 08:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: What is a Pulmonologist?

A: A pulmonologist is a skilled medical professional specializing in the diseases of the chest and respiratory system namely the lungs, larynx, pharynx, bronchi, trachea, bronchioles as well as lung tissue.

Q: What type of respiratory problems can a Pulmonologist treat?

A: A pulmonologist can treat several problems such as allergies, cough, bronchitis, tuberculosis asthma, chronic obstructive lung diseases and lung cancer.

Q: When do you need to visit a Pulmonologist?

A: One needs to visit a pulmonologist in cases of prolonged cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, blood in sputum or even hoarseness of voice. Any worsening symptom or symptom that persists longer than 2 weeks should be fixed by seeing a pulmonologist.

Q: What tests wil a Pulmonologist do for a check up?

A: Pulmonologists order tests such as Chest Xray, Lung function tests, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CT Scans, MRI or other specific investigations to arrive at a diagnosis.

Q: What is the difference between a Pulmonologist and chest surgeon?

A: Pulmonologists are trained in pulmonology which is a branch of internal medicine. Chest surgeons are surgically trained to open the chest and operate on the lungs and associated tissues.

Education

MBBS - Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India, 1981
MD - TB & Chest - SN Medical College, Jothpur, 1986
FCCP - Pulmonary Medicine - American College Of Chest Physicians, 2012

Memberships

National College of Chest Physician
College of Allergy & Applied Immunology
American Thoracic Society
European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Experience

1985 - 2016 Doctor at V.S. Baid's Chest and Allergy Clinic

Registrations

44331 West Bengal Medical Council, 1981
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