Respiratory Medicine department was established in year 2013 under the leadership of Dr Bhawani Singh with 10 bedded inpatient facilities.
The management of pulmonary and extra pulmonary tuberculosis is done along with all acute and chronic lung diseases, plural diseases and sleep disorder. That including infective, inflammatory, occupational, allergic diseases of lung are taken care of Outpatient department.
Following procedures are performed our departments.
- Six-minute walk test (6MWT),
- Skin prick test Allergic testing for Aspergillus species e.g. Fumigatus
- Sleep apnea scoring,
- Pleural aspiration,
- Fiber optic bronchoscopy
The department is running specialty clinics like Allergy and Asthma clinics pulmonary and extra pulmonary tuberculosis (skeletal, genitourinary, Lymph node, abdominal, neurotuberculosis) follow-ups from other departments also done on regular basis.
With the establishment of DOTS sputum collection center in 2018, screening of multidrug resistant tuberculosis.