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.
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.