Pulmonology is a branch of medicine that deals with diseases that affect your respiratory system.  If you are having trouble breathing or seeking a diagnosis for your lung condition, then you need to visit a pulmonologist. A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions related to the entire respiratory system. 

The Department of Pulmonology at Nikhil Hospital is equipped with the latest and advanced technology as per the international standards and aims to diagnose, treat, and manage all kinds of respiratory diseases. The department of pulmonology encompasses highly skilled and dedicated doctors, who will provide individualized care and robust treatment to the patients. The pulmonologist at the department works with other specialists and surgeons of our hospital to correctly diagnose and treat the illness as soon as possible. The department provides 24×7 pulmonary emergency services.

When Is a Pulmonologist Recommended?

You do not need a pulmonologist for a regular cold and a primary care doctor can help you in that case. If your cough remains for more than three weeks, then it is time to visit a pulmonologist.

You may also need a pulmonologist to treat lung conditions and possible signs include:

  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness or fainting
  • Breathing difficulty, mainly while performing exercises
  • Fatigue
  • Wheezing
  • Asthma 

Common Lung Problems Treated by Pulmonologists

Pulmonologists can treat different types of lung problems as follows:

  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep disorder
  • Bronchitis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Acute and Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Tuberculosis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Tracheal stenosis and more

Pulmonology Services Offered at Nikhil Hospital

Department of Pulmonology at Nikhil Hospital is equipped with the latest diagnostic technologies, some of the key pulmonology services offered at our department are as follows:

  • Spirometry
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Video bronchoscopy
  • Diffusion Capacity
  • Respiratory Drive
  • Interventional Pulmonology and many more

Meet Pulmonologists at Nikhil Hospital 

The pulmonologists at Nikhil Hospital are amicable and will answer all your queries and concerns in a clear and coherent way. The doctor provides the best treatment options to resolve your concerns immediately. If you have any breathing or lungs related health issues, kindly book an appointment to discuss with our pulmonologist.

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