Venjaramoodu PO
Trivandrum, PIN-695607
0472 304 1234
180030008595
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Respiratory Medicine

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

About

The Department of Respiratory medicine specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with illnesses that affect the lungs, breathing and sleep. The department is committed to deliver quality clinical services to all patients suffering from respiratory illness such as asthma, bronchitis chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease,  acute and chronic respiratory failure, pulmonary hypertension, lung infections, and sleep disorders such as sleep apnea

 

HOD

DR.C.SUDHEENDRA GHOSH

MBBS, MD(GEN MEDICINE), MD(RESP MEDICINE), DNB(RESP MEDICINE), DTCD

R-2

Address :T C 13/1469, Kamalasree, Trivandrum – 695011, Kerala

Email id :  sudheendraghosh@gmail.com

Phone Number  :  0472 3041000

Faculty Link–

 

Infrastructure:

 

  • Clinical demonstration room : 30 sq m
  • Number of Clinical Examination Rooms : 5
  • Office accomodation:  12 sq m
  • Prof & HOD room : 18 sq m
  • Associate professor room : 15 sq m
  • Asst professors room: 14 sq m
  • Sr Residents room: 15 sq m
  • Jr Residents room: 12 sq m
  • Bedside teaching facility:  available
  • Equipmemt :
  • Peak flow meters: 3
  • Nebulizers: 6
  • Intercostel drainage facility: 4
  • Pleural biopsy needles: 2
  • Pulse oximeter: 1
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscope :1
  • Pulmonary function test machine with facility for spirometry: 1
  • Arterial blood gas analysis machine: 1

 

Facilities

1.Out patient clinics:

  • General respiratory out patient services
  • Specialty clinic

2. In-patient services:

  • 20 general beds
  • Private beds
  • Isolation rooms

3. Respiratory ICU :

4. Pulmonary Function Laboratory:

  • Spirometry
  • Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR)
  • ABG analysis

5. Bronchoscopy services:

  • Fibreoptic video bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial biopsy, trans bronchial lung biopsy(TBLB), trans bronchial needle aapiration (TBNA) etc

6. Sleep lab:

  • Polysomnography with EEG recording
  • Limited channel sleep study, Auto-CPAP titration
  • Manual CPAP titration

7. DOTS centre (RNTCP)

8. Pulmonary rehabilitation programme

9. Drug allergy testing

10. Other diagnostic & therapeutic procedures

  • CT / USG guided transthoracic lung FNAC &  biopsy
  • Closed pleural biopsy
  • Pleural fluid aspiration
  • Peripheral(cervical, axillary) lymphnode FNAC
  • Transthoracic lung ultrasonography
  • Intercostal tube drainage and pigtail drainage
  • Pleurodesis

 

Speciality Clinics

Clinics

Days & Time

 Asthma & Allergy clinic

COPD clinic

Pulmonary rehabilitation clinic

Smoking cessation clinic

OSA clinic

 Monday            10AM-1PM

Tuesday             10AM-1PM

Wednesday      10AM- 1PM

Thrusday           10AM-1PM

Friday                 10AM-1PM

 

Academic Activities

  • Weekly Seminars on topics of relevance
  • Weekly Journal club on recent publications
  • Weekly Radiology conference
  • Weekly bed side clinical case discussion
  • Monthly outpatient chart audit
  • Monthly death audit
  • Monthly meeting on progress of research projects.

 

Activity Gallery

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CME PULMONOLOGY 1

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CME PULMONOLOGY 2

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CME PULMONOLOGY 3

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Infrastructure & Facility  Gallery:- Link

 

CME:

  • CME PULMONOLOGY 2016:  14-2-2016

Topics:

  • Recent trends in management of Asthma: Dr Col K E Rajan
  • Recent advances in sleep medicine : Dr P Arjun
  • Current strategy in diagnosis and management of sepsis: Dr Biju C Nair
  • Pulmonary medicine- year in review: Dr Muhammed Anas

 

Awards and Achievements

Dr C Sudheendra Ghosh

  1. Fellow of International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN).
    USA
  2. Roberta Habolla International Award for Best Research Project in Asthma.
  3. Award from APCCM (Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine) for contribution in Pulmonary Medicine.

Dr.Abdul Hashim K P

  1. Interuniversity painter award :1974
  2. Young artist national award : 1979
  3. Pazhassiraja national chithrakala rathnan: 2007
  4. National award for modern painting: 2007

Dr Muhammed Anas

  1. First prize in Annual  best abstract award of The Annals of Thoracic Medicine 2016& best research paper presentaion: Gulf thoracic congress at Dubai(UAE),March 2016.
  2. Third prize in paper presentaion: ‘PULMOCON 2014’ Thrissur
  3. Third prize in National level Quiz for Post Graduate Trainees of Pulmonary Medicine at ‘NAPCON 2014’, the joint annual meet of NCCP / ICS at Agra in November 2014.

 

 

Research Publications:- Link