The department of Pulmonology at Dr.Mehta’s Hospitals deals with diseases of the lungs and the bronchial tubes, usually involving the evaluation of the upper respiratory tract (nose, pharynx and throat). This field is also known as chest medicine or respiratory medicine.
The department also offers best of technology and clinical expertise to ensure the highest standards of patient care. Dr.Mehta’s Hospitals has outstanding medical professionals with proven medical expertise in the field of pulmonary medicine and advanced respiratory care, capable of performing complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
The department offers expertise in diagnosis and management of diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, occupational respiratory diseases, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis and sleep disorders and all infective lung pathology inclusing swine flu.
With the support of critical care clinicians, respiratory care is provided to critically ill and ventilated patients with multiple complex disorders, involving the respiratory system including operative patients.
Interventional facilities available at Dr Mehtas pulmonolgy unit includes rigid and flexible bronchoscopy, and other diagnostic services available are thoracentesis, pleural biopsies, pulmonary function studies, cardiopulmonary exercise studies and sleep studies.