Field of Expertise
Trained in Management of Respiratory Infectious Diseases (Including TB/ Multidrug-Resistant TB),
Airway Diseases like Asthma, COPD and Bronchiectasis
Specialized in Interstitial Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis, Occupational Lung Diseases
Treatment of Respiratory Failure with Oxygen Therapy / Non-invasive Ventilator
Evaluation of Sleep Disorders especially obstructive Sleep Apnoea Diagnosis.
Management with Multi-disciplinary Oncology units for Lung Cancer.
Trained in Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Ultrasound, Video Bronchoscopy, Pleuroscopy, Ebus Procedure.
Awards & Achievements
Use of Urosac as Pneumosac at Staff society meeting TN Medical College & BYL Nair Hospital 95.
A 3-year study of Pulmonary manifestations in progressive Systemic Sclerosis at 14th National Congress on Respiratory Diseases of Indian Chest Society Dec 1994.
Aerosol Therapy in CME on Bronchology Dec 96 held in LTMM & LTMG Hospital Mumbai Dec 96.
Childhood Tuberculosis at Jagjivan Ram Hospital Mumbai 1999
Lectures on Tuberculosis and HIV for general practitioners under auspices of Mumbai district Aids control society 1999 – 2000.
Clinical Spectrum of Constructive Bronchiolitis in India. Map icon 2000 Thane
Incidence of sleep disturbance in Kyphoscoliosis Mapicon 2000 Thane
Pulmonary manifestations of systemic Sclerosis Mapicon 2000 Thane
Acceptance of nasal CPAP therapy in patients with obstructive sleep Apnea NAPCON 2001 Mumbai, the role of 3DVRT imaging in Lung Diseases NAPCON 2001 Mumbai
Use of Urosac in Pleural Diseases NAPCON 2001 Mumbai
Role of Pulmonologist in Bioterrorism under auspices of IMA Bangalore 2003
Venous Thromboembolism, Diagnosis, Management and Prevention Manipal Hospital 2003
Faculty KRSSDI (2007) study of Diabetes and Respiratory Diseases, Speaker, Pulmonary Faculty (Respiratory Rehabilitation) May 2015 at Manipal Hospital Bangalore
Faculty (PULMOKARN 2015/2016/2017/2018/2020) Karnataka State Pulmonologist Association
A 3-year study of Pulmonary manifestations in progressive Systemic Sclerosis at 14th National Congress on Respiratory Diseases of Indian Chest Society Dec 94
Participated in multiple clinical drug trials as Principal Investigator.