Respiratory Medicine & Chest Diseases

Respiratory Medicine Department has been in existence since 2002. Since then, the department has made steady progress and now offers a wide array of services in the field of pulmonology.


  • General OPD:8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Monday to Saturday
  • Asthma Clinic: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday and Friday
  • COPD and Smoking lessation Clinic: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM Wednesday and Saturday
  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory: Spirometry, Peak Flow Meter, Six Minute Walk Test, Broncho Provocation Test
  • Skin Allergen testing and Allergen Avoidance Counselling: 8:30 AM – 12:00 Noon Every Thursday
  • Allergen Immunotherapy Clinic: 8:30 AM – 12:00 Noon Every Thursday
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic

  • Bedded respiratory ICU
  • 10 General Beds
  • TB Isolation Beds
  • Private Beds
    Flexible Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Trans Bronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)
  • Broncho Alveolar Lavage (BAL)
  • Bronchial Brushings
  • Endo Bronchial Biopsy
  • Trans Bronchial Lung Biopsy (TBLB)
  • Trans Thorasic Needle Aspiration / Biopsy (TTNA / TTNB) – USG / CT Guided
  • Thoracocentesis – Diagnostic / Therapeutic
  • Inter costal Drainage Tube Placement and Management
  • Pleurodesis
  • Intra pleural fibrinolysis
  • Tracheal Asprate
Departmental Academic Programme
  • OPD posting for 4th semester MBBS students
  • Theory classes for 6th semester MBBS students
  • Weekly seminars on Topics of Relevance for House Surgeons
Special Activities
    CME on Respiratory Diseases Jointly organized with APCCM on 30/10/2015
    World TB DAY Activities March 2016
  • CME on ‘Unite to END TB – Way forward for Health Professionals’
  • World ASTHMA DAY Activities May 2016
  • Asthma Camp
  • Asthma Awareness Rally at Neyyattinkara
  • World COPD DAY Activities NOV 2016
  • COPD Camp
  • CME Programme on Inhalational Technique
  • Nutritional Awareness Programme and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Programme for COPD patients
Teaching Staff of Department of Respiratory Medicine & Chest Diseases
1 Dr. P.S Radhamani Assistant Professor
2 Dr Dishan Y Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Samskruti V Senior Resident
4 Dr. Abunaya H. I Junior Resident
5 Dr. Riya R. S Junior Resident
6 Dr. Reshma Joy Junior Resident

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