Pulmonology is the medical speciality dealing with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of lungs or respiratory system. It deals with common diseases like allergy, asthma , bronchitis, lungs cancer etc. it also takes care of life threatening conditions like severe breathlessness, pneumothorax, massive hemoplysis, severe pneumonia etc.
Finished MBBS from Academy of Medical Sciences,Pariyaram, Kannur and completed MD in General Medicine from MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Orissa. Worked as Asst Professor ,General Medicine in MOSC Medical College, Kolenchery and as consultant physician at Chazhikattu hospital, Thodupuzha and as internist at Sahha Riyadh Medical Centre, Riyadh; Saudi Arabia before doing DM in Pulmonary Medicine from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. Won JC Kothari young scientist award -second prize for the oral presentation at the national conference of pulmonologists held at Chennai in 2013 and also won awards at state conferences held at Thrissur and Kochi in 2014 and 2015. Research work titled 'Predictors of mortality of severe sepsis among adult patients in the medical intensive care unit' was published in Lung India, the national journal of pulmonologists. Currently working as Consultant Pulmonologist and Intensivist at Sunrise Hospital, Kochi since June 2016. Has expertise in critical care, bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy and other pleural procedures.
Dr Vineeth Alexander MBBS, MD (Pulmonary Medicine) finished his graduation from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and done his post graduation in Pulmonary Medicine in Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry which has affiliations to many International universities including University of Glasgow and Harvard University. He has worked as a Senior Resident and later as an Assistant professor in the same institute and served as a Consultant in Rajagiri hospital, Aluva before joining this prestigious hospital. Have presented papers in national conferences and have published an original study on cardiac comorbidities in COPD in an International journal.
Our department of pulmonology at sunrise hospital is fully equipped to treat all types of pulmonology cases including emergencies like Acute severe Asthma, Adult respiratory distress syndrome , massive hemoptysis, pneumothorax etc. we have facilities to admit critically ill patients in intensive care units, with advanced invasive and non invasive ventilator facilities and monitors. Pulmonology OPD services is available on all days. Department is supported by interventional radiology , Thoracic surgery and critical care team to ensure specialised services.