Dr. O.P. Chaudhary Hospital

The department of Pulmonary Medicine is one of its kinds in the region committed to the patient’s well-being with its state-of-the-art services in pulmonary OPD, ward and ICU along with allied services like interventional pulmonology, pulmonary function and sleep laboratories. A team of well qualified doctors in the country is responsible for all the activities in the department.

A well-equipped pulmonary function testing unit with basic spirometry, lung volumes and resistance and lung diffusion facility is currently available. A cardio-pulmonary exercise testing for various cardiac and respiratory diseases will be functional soon.

Department is one of the leading centers for interventional pulmonology services providing basic diagnostic and therapeutic video-bronchoscopy right from the inception of the department.Advanced interventional services provided by the department are:

  • Medical thoracoscopy: Semi-rigid and rigid thoracoscopic services are used for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for patients suffering from pleural diseases like pleural effusion, pneumothorax, hemothorax etc.
  • Rigid bronchoscopy: Committed service for diagnostic and therapeutic intervention in patients with central airway obstruction, massive hemoptysis, tracheo-esophageal fistula and lung cancer
  • Tracheo-bronchial stenting:
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound: Services for rapid sampling of mediastinal lymph nodes under direct ultra-sonographic vision are started recently.
  • Airway intervention: Other airway interventional services like argon plasma coagulation, electrocautery, cryotherapy and laser therapy will be introduced in the immediate future.