The Department of TB & Chest diseases is also known as Respiratory Diseases or Pulmonary Medicines. The department of respiratory medicine at ITSSH deals with diseases affecting the lungs and the respiratory system. We take every effort to cure diseases which affects the respiratory system. The department has the capability for evaluation and management of all respiratory conditions including following:
- Auto-immune disorders
- Chest wall disorders
- Sleep-related disorders
Apart from comprehensive care and management of respiratory diseases, the department is well equipped with latest technologies in the field of respiratory care to serve the best to the patients. Few of the facilities are video bronchoscopy, pulmonary rehabilitation, sleep clinic and pulmonary laboratory. Facility of bed-sidespirometry is also available in the department for the patients who can’t be moved to the lab.
The consultants/specialist are called chest physicians, or Respiratory Physicians or Pulmonologist. The Department deals with diseases of respiratory system (nose, throat, windpipe, lungs, chest wall etc). We work as a team of 6 doctors in our department everyday from 9am – 4pm, giving outpatient services (OPD), inpatient services (wards), acute care (serious patients) and ICU care. We give total care so that each human being breaths comfortably all through day and night, at any situation in workplace, at home, outdoors, during sleep, during air travel.