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Respiratory Medicine

The Department of Pulmonary Medicine was established in the year 1999 serving the community with the objective to provide the best possible care in infectious and non-infectious respiratory conditions. 
The department aims at educating the medical and non-medical faculties, medical, nursing students in understanding the role of DOTS in our country by conducting regular sensitization programmes, education and de-addiction for smokers. 
To impart comprehensive education & training for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the field of Pulmonary Medicine.

Objectives

  •  Conduct awareness & outreach programs (for diseases like tuberculosis/COPD etc) on a quarterly basis.
  •  Conduct screening camps for early detection and prevention of diseases in high risk groups, for example – Bronchogenic Carcinoma & COPD in smokers.
  •  Expansion & more effective implementation of RNTCP in the community by providing health education programs, thereby increasing Case finding and Cure rate.
  •  Providing state-of-art management options for patients with respiratory diseases; according to the latest evidence-based guidelines by ACCP/ATS/ERS/NCCP etc
  •  Conduct teaching programs in Pulmonary Medicine on a regular basis to train undergraduate and postgraduate students according to Medical Council of India norms.

Courses Offered

  •  Undergraduate: MBBS - 150 seats / year
  •  Postgraduate: M.D in Respiratory Medicine - 1 seat / year

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