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Department of Respiratory Medicine 


Breathing Life into Respiratory Health: Department of Respiratory Medicine

Welcome to the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, where we breathe vitality into the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of a spectrum of respiratory conditions. Our commitment is to provide comprehensive care, contribute to national health initiatives, and equip our students to excel in the field of respiratory medicine.

Why Choose Respiratory Medicine at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital?

Diverse Respiratory Care:

Our department is dedicated to serving patients with various respiratory conditions, including Tuberculosis, Asthma, Pneumonia, COPD, Pleural disorders, Respiratory failure, lung malignancies, Autoimmune diseases, and sleep disorders. We offer a holistic approach to respiratory health.

Leaders in Tuberculosis Care:

With a legacy of two decades, our department collaborates closely with the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP). We serve TB patients from across the country, actively participating in TB sensitization programs for faculties, postgraduates, staff nurses, and interns.

Interventional Pulmonology Unit:

Equipped with advanced facilities, our interventional pulmonology unit provides essential diagnostic interventions such as bronchoscopy and medical thoracoscopy services. Procedures include bronchoalveolar lavage, bronchial biopsy, pleural biopsy, pleurodesis, and more.

Name of the Teaching Staff
Dr K K Shyamala
Professor & HOD
Dr Javeriya Mohamadi
Assistant Professor
Dr Aishwarya C
Assistant Professor
Dr Sivasankari R
Senior Resident
Dr Mohammed Asif
Senior Resident
Dr Vaishnavi Y S
Junior Resident
Dr Kajal Kumari
Junior Resident

Cutting-Edge Diagnostic Facilities:

Avail yourself of state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities, including Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT/ Spirometry), Diffusion Capacity Testing (DLCO), Forced Oscillation Technique (FOT), and CT-guided Lung biopsy. Our diagnostic services ensure accurate assessments and personalized care.

Comprehensive Inpatient Services:

Our inpatient services feature a dedicated ward with 30 beds, including a 6-bed ward for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (DRTB). This allows us to provide round-the-clock care to patients requiring specialized attention.

Educational Initiatives:

Beyond clinical care, our department actively engages in educational initiatives, fostering knowledge and awareness. We believe in shaping future healthcare professionals who are well-versed in the intricacies of respiratory medicine.

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Message from our Leadership Team

Sri. Mahadev Prasad

Managing Trustee

Dr. Ramesh B R

Vice Principal (Medical College)

Sri. RadhaKrishna


Dr A. G. Mahendrakar

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rani Sujatha

Medical Director

Dr. Muralimohan N.T


Dr. B S Ramesh

Principal (Medical College)

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