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


Sl. No Topic Authors Journal Remarks
1 Study on the utility of serum uric acid to creatinine ratio in the management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Dishan P.Y., Yuvarajan S., Praveen R., Antonious Maria Selvam IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine Volume 4 Issue 2 April-June 2019

  • 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 Associate Professor
2 Dr Dishan Y Associate Professor
3 Dr. Shameema. A Senior Resident
4 Dr. Riya R. S Junior Resident
5 Dr. Reshma Joy Junior Resident

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