Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of American College of Chest Physician, USA
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of India Chest Society
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Field of Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology Bronchoscopy:
  • Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with endobronchial biopsy, trans-bronchial lung biopsy, endo-bronchial needle aspiration, trans-bronchial needle aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy:
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (convex and radial) with guided aspirations and core-biopsy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, narrowband imaging.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy:
  • Rigid bronchoscopy procedures including airways stenting, (SEMS and silicon stents), cryobiopsy, foreign body removal, Fogarty usage to identify BPF, APC for bleeding control electrocautery, decoring, LASER procedures.
  • Thoracoscopy:
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Thoracoscopy with interventions (plural biopsy, TALC poudrage and others).
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty:
  • For refractory asthma ICD Placement:
  • Experienced in emergency and elective intercostal tube placements, pigtail catheter placement, malecot’s catheter placement and tunnelled plural catheter placements with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Thoracentesis:
  • Plural fluid aspiration and plural biopsy with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • General Pulmonology: Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections including TB, lung cancer, pleural and mediastinal diseases, occupational lung diseases, lung transplantation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Sleep disorders – OSA, CSA, OHS, insomnia, sleep movement disorders, parasomnias, hypersomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy and polysomnography. Critical Care:
  • Intubation / Ventilation:
  • Experience in managing difficult airway with fibre optic intubation, video laryngoscopy, laryngeal mass airway, emergency cricothyroidotomy. Advanced Mechanical ventilation including HFOV (High Frequency Oscillating Ventilation), NAVA (Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist), ASV (Adaptive servo ventilation) and prone-ventilation.
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV):
  • Experienced in managing CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, ASV, Auto-PAP and HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) with use of various interfaces including nasal mask, full face mask, nasal pillows and helmets.
  • Critical Care Ultrasound in ICU:
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) certified trainee experience in critical care ultrasound including USG chest (BLUE protocol, WATERFALL protocol, SESAME protocol), USG abdomen (including FAST – Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), DVT screening, pelvic ultrasound, ultrasound – sinus/MCA/vascular ultrasound and others.
  • Echocardiography:
  • Evaluation of ejection fraction, stroke volume, valvular diseases, pericardial effusion and tamponade, pulmonary hypertensions and RWMA.
  • ECMO (Extra-corporeal Life Support):
  • Experienced in setting up ECMO (initiation, monitoring, maintenance and weaning from ECMO)
  • Invasive catheter placement:
  • Central venous catheters, arterial lines with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Honours in MBBS and MD.
  • Seven gold medals for academic excellence in MBBS
  • Indian Chest Society Talent Award (ICS).
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians (MCCP, USA)
  • Appreciation for medical treatment excellence from Shri Arun Jaitely (Former Minister of Corporate Affairs of India)
  • Appreciation for excellent treatment during stay at AIIMS Delhi from Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India)
  • One of the major authors of National Guidelines for Flexible Bronchoscopy in India
  • One of the major contributors in National Guidelines for use of antibiotics in ICU
  • Talks & Publications

  • One of the major authors for Guidelines for Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/ National College of Chest Physicians/ Indian Association for Bronchology Recommendations (Lung India, Vol 36, Supplement 2, July 2019).
  • One of the major contributors for drafting National Guidelines for Antibiotic prescription in the Intensive care Unit (Indian Journal of Critical care Medicine, Jan 2019, 23, Supplement 1).
  • Original research and first world-wide RCT as a primary investigator- Intrabronchial voriconazole in Inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma.
  • Original research as a primary investigator in the prospective evaluation of COPD patients with echocardiography and correlating the echo-abnormalities with GOLD stating of COPD.
  • Post-COVID, people return to normal life with low energy level and poor concentration among other problems, Dr. Sachin, Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology, Old Airport Road, Dr. Sheetal,Consultant Pulmonologist at Whitefield Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals works to reduce patient care costs with constant checks to ensure COVID-19 cases don’t go into ventilator-Dr. Sachin D, Consultant Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Diwali firecrackers could be Covid superspreaders, warn doctors- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Is green crackers eco-friendly? Dr. Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine Specialist. Click Here
  • VIAL FEVER- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Hospitals report spate of | suspected Covid-19 reinfections- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru doctors warn of rise in other viral, bacterial fevers amid pandemic- Dr. Sachin D, Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • SARI RISE IN CASES - Dr. Sachin D ,Consultant -Pulmonology , Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Old airport road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru: Active Covid-19 cases drop, private hospitals report rise in SARI cases - Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Active Covid cases fall in Bengaluru, private hospitals record increase in SARI cases- Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here

    Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of American College of Chest Physician, USA
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of India Chest Society
  • Field of Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology Bronchoscopy:
  • Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with endobronchial biopsy, trans-bronchial lung biopsy, endo-bronchial needle aspiration, trans-bronchial needle aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy:
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (convex and radial) with guided aspirations and core-biopsy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, narrowband imaging.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy:
  • Rigid bronchoscopy procedures including airways stenting, (SEMS and silicon stents), cryobiopsy, foreign body removal, Fogarty usage to identify BPF, APC for bleeding control electrocautery, decoring, LASER procedures.
  • Thoracoscopy:
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Thoracoscopy with interventions (plural biopsy, TALC poudrage and others).
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty:
  • For refractory asthma ICD Placement:
  • Experienced in emergency and elective intercostal tube placements, pigtail catheter placement, malecot’s catheter placement and tunnelled plural catheter placements with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Thoracentesis:
  • Plural fluid aspiration and plural biopsy with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • General Pulmonology: Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections including TB, lung cancer, pleural and mediastinal diseases, occupational lung diseases, lung transplantation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Sleep disorders – OSA, CSA, OHS, insomnia, sleep movement disorders, parasomnias, hypersomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy and polysomnography. Critical Care:
  • Intubation / Ventilation:
  • Experience in managing difficult airway with fibre optic intubation, video laryngoscopy, laryngeal mass airway, emergency cricothyroidotomy. Advanced Mechanical ventilation including HFOV (High Frequency Oscillating Ventilation), NAVA (Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist), ASV (Adaptive servo ventilation) and prone-ventilation.
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV):
  • Experienced in managing CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, ASV, Auto-PAP and HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) with use of various interfaces including nasal mask, full face mask, nasal pillows and helmets.
  • Critical Care Ultrasound in ICU:
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) certified trainee experience in critical care ultrasound including USG chest (BLUE protocol, WATERFALL protocol, SESAME protocol), USG abdomen (including FAST – Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), DVT screening, pelvic ultrasound, ultrasound – sinus/MCA/vascular ultrasound and others.
  • Echocardiography:
  • Evaluation of ejection fraction, stroke volume, valvular diseases, pericardial effusion and tamponade, pulmonary hypertensions and RWMA.
  • ECMO (Extra-corporeal Life Support):
  • Experienced in setting up ECMO (initiation, monitoring, maintenance and weaning from ECMO)
  • Invasive catheter placement:
  • Central venous catheters, arterial lines with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Honours in MBBS and MD.
  • Seven gold medals for academic excellence in MBBS
  • Indian Chest Society Talent Award (ICS).
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians (MCCP, USA)
  • Appreciation for medical treatment excellence from Shri Arun Jaitely (Former Minister of Corporate Affairs of India)
  • Appreciation for excellent treatment during stay at AIIMS Delhi from Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India)
  • One of the major authors of National Guidelines for Flexible Bronchoscopy in India
  • One of the major contributors in National Guidelines for use of antibiotics in ICU
  • Talks & Publications

  • One of the major authors for Guidelines for Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/ National College of Chest Physicians/ Indian Association for Bronchology Recommendations (Lung India, Vol 36, Supplement 2, July 2019).
  • One of the major contributors for drafting National Guidelines for Antibiotic prescription in the Intensive care Unit (Indian Journal of Critical care Medicine, Jan 2019, 23, Supplement 1).
  • Original research and first world-wide RCT as a primary investigator- Intrabronchial voriconazole in Inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma.
  • Original research as a primary investigator in the prospective evaluation of COPD patients with echocardiography and correlating the echo-abnormalities with GOLD stating of COPD.
  • Post-COVID, people return to normal life with low energy level and poor concentration among other problems, Dr. Sachin, Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology, Old Airport Road, Dr. Sheetal,Consultant Pulmonologist at Whitefield Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals works to reduce patient care costs with constant checks to ensure COVID-19 cases don’t go into ventilator-Dr. Sachin D, Consultant Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Diwali firecrackers could be Covid superspreaders, warn doctors- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Is green crackers eco-friendly? Dr. Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine Specialist. Click Here
  • VIAL FEVER- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Hospitals report spate of | suspected Covid-19 reinfections- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru doctors warn of rise in other viral, bacterial fevers amid pandemic- Dr. Sachin D, Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • SARI RISE IN CASES - Dr. Sachin D ,Consultant -Pulmonology , Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Old airport road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru: Active Covid-19 cases drop, private hospitals report rise in SARI cases - Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Active Covid cases fall in Bengaluru, private hospitals record increase in SARI cases- Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here

    Field of Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology Bronchoscopy:
  • Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with endobronchial biopsy, trans-bronchial lung biopsy, endo-bronchial needle aspiration, trans-bronchial needle aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy:
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (convex and radial) with guided aspirations and core-biopsy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, narrowband imaging.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy:
  • Rigid bronchoscopy procedures including airways stenting, (SEMS and silicon stents), cryobiopsy, foreign body removal, Fogarty usage to identify BPF, APC for bleeding control electrocautery, decoring, LASER procedures.
  • Thoracoscopy:
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Thoracoscopy with interventions (plural biopsy, TALC poudrage and others).
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty:
  • For refractory asthma ICD Placement:
  • Experienced in emergency and elective intercostal tube placements, pigtail catheter placement, malecot’s catheter placement and tunnelled plural catheter placements with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Thoracentesis:
  • Plural fluid aspiration and plural biopsy with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • General Pulmonology: Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections including TB, lung cancer, pleural and mediastinal diseases, occupational lung diseases, lung transplantation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Sleep disorders – OSA, CSA, OHS, insomnia, sleep movement disorders, parasomnias, hypersomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy and polysomnography. Critical Care:
  • Intubation / Ventilation:
  • Experience in managing difficult airway with fibre optic intubation, video laryngoscopy, laryngeal mass airway, emergency cricothyroidotomy. Advanced Mechanical ventilation including HFOV (High Frequency Oscillating Ventilation), NAVA (Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist), ASV (Adaptive servo ventilation) and prone-ventilation.
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV):
  • Experienced in managing CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, ASV, Auto-PAP and HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) with use of various interfaces including nasal mask, full face mask, nasal pillows and helmets.
  • Critical Care Ultrasound in ICU:
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) certified trainee experience in critical care ultrasound including USG chest (BLUE protocol, WATERFALL protocol, SESAME protocol), USG abdomen (including FAST – Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), DVT screening, pelvic ultrasound, ultrasound – sinus/MCA/vascular ultrasound and others.
  • Echocardiography:
  • Evaluation of ejection fraction, stroke volume, valvular diseases, pericardial effusion and tamponade, pulmonary hypertensions and RWMA.
  • ECMO (Extra-corporeal Life Support):
  • Experienced in setting up ECMO (initiation, monitoring, maintenance and weaning from ECMO)
  • Invasive catheter placement:
  • Central venous catheters, arterial lines with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of American College of Chest Physician, USA
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of India Chest Society
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Honours in MBBS and MD.
  • Seven gold medals for academic excellence in MBBS
  • Indian Chest Society Talent Award (ICS).
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians (MCCP, USA)
  • Appreciation for medical treatment excellence from Shri Arun Jaitely (Former Minister of Corporate Affairs of India)
  • Appreciation for excellent treatment during stay at AIIMS Delhi from Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India)
  • One of the major authors of National Guidelines for Flexible Bronchoscopy in India
  • One of the major contributors in National Guidelines for use of antibiotics in ICU
  • Talks & Publications

  • One of the major authors for Guidelines for Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/ National College of Chest Physicians/ Indian Association for Bronchology Recommendations (Lung India, Vol 36, Supplement 2, July 2019).
  • One of the major contributors for drafting National Guidelines for Antibiotic prescription in the Intensive care Unit (Indian Journal of Critical care Medicine, Jan 2019, 23, Supplement 1).
  • Original research and first world-wide RCT as a primary investigator- Intrabronchial voriconazole in Inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma.
  • Original research as a primary investigator in the prospective evaluation of COPD patients with echocardiography and correlating the echo-abnormalities with GOLD stating of COPD.
  • Post-COVID, people return to normal life with low energy level and poor concentration among other problems, Dr. Sachin, Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology, Old Airport Road, Dr. Sheetal,Consultant Pulmonologist at Whitefield Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals works to reduce patient care costs with constant checks to ensure COVID-19 cases don’t go into ventilator-Dr. Sachin D, Consultant Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Diwali firecrackers could be Covid superspreaders, warn doctors- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Is green crackers eco-friendly? Dr. Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine Specialist. Click Here
  • VIAL FEVER- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Hospitals report spate of | suspected Covid-19 reinfections- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru doctors warn of rise in other viral, bacterial fevers amid pandemic- Dr. Sachin D, Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • SARI RISE IN CASES - Dr. Sachin D ,Consultant -Pulmonology , Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Old airport road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru: Active Covid-19 cases drop, private hospitals report rise in SARI cases - Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Active Covid cases fall in Bengaluru, private hospitals record increase in SARI cases- Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here

    Awards & Achievements

  • Honours in MBBS and MD.
  • Seven gold medals for academic excellence in MBBS
  • Indian Chest Society Talent Award (ICS).
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians (MCCP, USA)
  • Appreciation for medical treatment excellence from Shri Arun Jaitely (Former Minister of Corporate Affairs of India)
  • Appreciation for excellent treatment during stay at AIIMS Delhi from Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India)
  • One of the major authors of National Guidelines for Flexible Bronchoscopy in India
  • One of the major contributors in National Guidelines for use of antibiotics in ICU
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of American College of Chest Physician, USA
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of India Chest Society
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Field of Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology Bronchoscopy:
  • Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with endobronchial biopsy, trans-bronchial lung biopsy, endo-bronchial needle aspiration, trans-bronchial needle aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy:
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (convex and radial) with guided aspirations and core-biopsy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, narrowband imaging.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy:
  • Rigid bronchoscopy procedures including airways stenting, (SEMS and silicon stents), cryobiopsy, foreign body removal, Fogarty usage to identify BPF, APC for bleeding control electrocautery, decoring, LASER procedures.
  • Thoracoscopy:
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Thoracoscopy with interventions (plural biopsy, TALC poudrage and others).
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty:
  • For refractory asthma ICD Placement:
  • Experienced in emergency and elective intercostal tube placements, pigtail catheter placement, malecot’s catheter placement and tunnelled plural catheter placements with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Thoracentesis:
  • Plural fluid aspiration and plural biopsy with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • General Pulmonology: Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections including TB, lung cancer, pleural and mediastinal diseases, occupational lung diseases, lung transplantation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Sleep disorders – OSA, CSA, OHS, insomnia, sleep movement disorders, parasomnias, hypersomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy and polysomnography. Critical Care:
  • Intubation / Ventilation:
  • Experience in managing difficult airway with fibre optic intubation, video laryngoscopy, laryngeal mass airway, emergency cricothyroidotomy. Advanced Mechanical ventilation including HFOV (High Frequency Oscillating Ventilation), NAVA (Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist), ASV (Adaptive servo ventilation) and prone-ventilation.
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV):
  • Experienced in managing CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, ASV, Auto-PAP and HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) with use of various interfaces including nasal mask, full face mask, nasal pillows and helmets.
  • Critical Care Ultrasound in ICU:
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) certified trainee experience in critical care ultrasound including USG chest (BLUE protocol, WATERFALL protocol, SESAME protocol), USG abdomen (including FAST – Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), DVT screening, pelvic ultrasound, ultrasound – sinus/MCA/vascular ultrasound and others.
  • Echocardiography:
  • Evaluation of ejection fraction, stroke volume, valvular diseases, pericardial effusion and tamponade, pulmonary hypertensions and RWMA.
  • ECMO (Extra-corporeal Life Support):
  • Experienced in setting up ECMO (initiation, monitoring, maintenance and weaning from ECMO)
  • Invasive catheter placement:
  • Central venous catheters, arterial lines with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Talks & Publications

  • One of the major authors for Guidelines for Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/ National College of Chest Physicians/ Indian Association for Bronchology Recommendations (Lung India, Vol 36, Supplement 2, July 2019).
  • One of the major contributors for drafting National Guidelines for Antibiotic prescription in the Intensive care Unit (Indian Journal of Critical care Medicine, Jan 2019, 23, Supplement 1).
  • Original research and first world-wide RCT as a primary investigator- Intrabronchial voriconazole in Inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma.
  • Original research as a primary investigator in the prospective evaluation of COPD patients with echocardiography and correlating the echo-abnormalities with GOLD stating of COPD.
  • Post-COVID, people return to normal life with low energy level and poor concentration among other problems, Dr. Sachin, Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology, Old Airport Road, Dr. Sheetal,Consultant Pulmonologist at Whitefield Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals works to reduce patient care costs with constant checks to ensure COVID-19 cases don’t go into ventilator-Dr. Sachin D, Consultant Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Diwali firecrackers could be Covid superspreaders, warn doctors- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Is green crackers eco-friendly? Dr. Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine Specialist. Click Here
  • VIAL FEVER- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Hospitals report spate of | suspected Covid-19 reinfections- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru doctors warn of rise in other viral, bacterial fevers amid pandemic- Dr. Sachin D, Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • SARI RISE IN CASES - Dr. Sachin D ,Consultant -Pulmonology , Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Old airport road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru: Active Covid-19 cases drop, private hospitals report rise in SARI cases - Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Active Covid cases fall in Bengaluru, private hospitals record increase in SARI cases- Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here

    Talks & Publications

  • One of the major authors for Guidelines for Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy in Adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/ National College of Chest Physicians/ Indian Association for Bronchology Recommendations (Lung India, Vol 36, Supplement 2, July 2019).
  • One of the major contributors for drafting National Guidelines for Antibiotic prescription in the Intensive care Unit (Indian Journal of Critical care Medicine, Jan 2019, 23, Supplement 1).
  • Original research and first world-wide RCT as a primary investigator- Intrabronchial voriconazole in Inoperable pulmonary aspergilloma.
  • Original research as a primary investigator in the prospective evaluation of COPD patients with echocardiography and correlating the echo-abnormalities with GOLD stating of COPD.
  • Post-COVID, people return to normal life with low energy level and poor concentration among other problems, Dr. Sachin, Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology, Old Airport Road, Dr. Sheetal,Consultant Pulmonologist at Whitefield Click Here
  • Manipal Hospitals works to reduce patient care costs with constant checks to ensure COVID-19 cases don’t go into ventilator-Dr. Sachin D, Consultant Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Diwali firecrackers could be Covid superspreaders, warn doctors- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Pulmonology, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road Click Here
  • Is green crackers eco-friendly? Dr. Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine Specialist. Click Here
  • VIAL FEVER- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Hospitals report spate of | suspected Covid-19 reinfections- Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru doctors warn of rise in other viral, bacterial fevers amid pandemic- Dr. Sachin D, Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine specialist, Manipal Hospitals Old Airport Road. Click Here
  • SARI RISE IN CASES - Dr. Sachin D ,Consultant -Pulmonology , Sleep and Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Old airport road. Click Here
  • Bengaluru: Active Covid-19 cases drop, private hospitals report rise in SARI cases - Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Active Covid cases fall in Bengaluru, private hospitals record increase in SARI cases- Dr Sheetal Chaurasia, Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Whitefield; Dr Sachin D, Consultant – Interventional Pulmonology, Critical. Click Here
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Honours in MBBS and MD.
  • Seven gold medals for academic excellence in MBBS
  • Indian Chest Society Talent Award (ICS).
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians (MCCP, USA)
  • Appreciation for medical treatment excellence from Shri Arun Jaitely (Former Minister of Corporate Affairs of India)
  • Appreciation for excellent treatment during stay at AIIMS Delhi from Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (Former Prime Minister of India)
  • One of the major authors of National Guidelines for Flexible Bronchoscopy in India
  • One of the major contributors in National Guidelines for use of antibiotics in ICU
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Member of American College of Chest Physician, USA
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Member of India Chest Society
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Field of Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology Bronchoscopy:
  • Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with endobronchial biopsy, trans-bronchial lung biopsy, endo-bronchial needle aspiration, trans-bronchial needle aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage.
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy:
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (convex and radial) with guided aspirations and core-biopsy, electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, narrowband imaging.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy:
  • Rigid bronchoscopy procedures including airways stenting, (SEMS and silicon stents), cryobiopsy, foreign body removal, Fogarty usage to identify BPF, APC for bleeding control electrocautery, decoring, LASER procedures.
  • Thoracoscopy:
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Thoracoscopy with interventions (plural biopsy, TALC poudrage and others).
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty:
  • For refractory asthma ICD Placement:
  • Experienced in emergency and elective intercostal tube placements, pigtail catheter placement, malecot’s catheter placement and tunnelled plural catheter placements with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • Thoracentesis:
  • Plural fluid aspiration and plural biopsy with and without ultrasound guidance.
  • General Pulmonology: Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory infections including TB, lung cancer, pleural and mediastinal diseases, occupational lung diseases, lung transplantation and pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Sleep disorders – OSA, CSA, OHS, insomnia, sleep movement disorders, parasomnias, hypersomnia, circadian sleep disorders, narcolepsy and polysomnography. Critical Care:
  • Intubation / Ventilation:
  • Experience in managing difficult airway with fibre optic intubation, video laryngoscopy, laryngeal mass airway, emergency cricothyroidotomy. Advanced Mechanical ventilation including HFOV (High Frequency Oscillating Ventilation), NAVA (Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist), ASV (Adaptive servo ventilation) and prone-ventilation.
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV):
  • Experienced in managing CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, ASV, Auto-PAP and HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannula) with use of various interfaces including nasal mask, full face mask, nasal pillows and helmets.
  • Critical Care Ultrasound in ICU:
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) certified trainee experience in critical care ultrasound including USG chest (BLUE protocol, WATERFALL protocol, SESAME protocol), USG abdomen (including FAST – Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma), DVT screening, pelvic ultrasound, ultrasound – sinus/MCA/vascular ultrasound and others.
  • Echocardiography:
  • Evaluation of ejection fraction, stroke volume, valvular diseases, pericardial effusion and tamponade, pulmonary hypertensions and RWMA.
  • ECMO (Extra-corporeal Life Support):
  • Experienced in setting up ECMO (initiation, monitoring, maintenance and weaning from ECMO)
  • Invasive catheter placement:
  • Central venous catheters, arterial lines with and without ultrasound guidance.
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