The department started functioning in
1981 under the guidance of G. S. Perhar and Dr. A. A.Mahashur. Over the years
it has graduated to a multidisciplinary specialty department with excellent
teaching and research programmes in tuberculosis and other respiratory
diseases. A holistic approach is followed in management of patients with
respiratory problems. Dr. J.M.Joshi headed the department (2003 - 2018).
1st sleep lab in western
India was started in our department in August 1997
& Services Offered
Area TB centre for comprehensive management of Tuberculosis as per Revised National
TB Control programme.
for evaluation, diagnosis, management and referral of Multi Drug Resistant TB
to appropriate DOTS plus center.
bronchoscopy with video attachment for routine diagnosis and emergency
function laboratory with computerised flow volume loops, measurement of
diffusion and lung volumes and capacities.
laboratory for diagnosis and treatment of sleep related respiratory disorders.
full-fledged Indoor services for providing care for patients requiring
hospitalization for respiratory ailments.
admissions for treating patients with respiratory failure with non invasive
bedded RICU is fully dedicated to the care of critically ill
patients suffering from chest diseases like severe Asthma, COPD, and ILD etc.
It offers facilities like oxygen supply, non-invasive ventilation (NIV),
Invasive mechanical ventilation, etc. We also perform procedures like
bronchoscopy, ICD insertion, EBUS & VBN