Who is a Pulmonologist?

A pulmonologist is a medical specialist, who diagnoses and treat conditions affecting the respiratory system, these experts look for the following types of respiratory disorders:

  • Infections
  • Structural
  • Inflammatory
  • Neoplastic (related to tumor)

Types of procedures and tests pulmonologist performs

There are lots of procedures take place by pulmonologist, some of them are following:

  • Chest fluoroscopy
  • Lobectomy
  • Pleural biopsy
  • Pulmonary function test
  • Pulse oximetry test
  • Transplantation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep studies
  • CT scan

Pulmonologist care at Sentara Hospital Chandkheda, Ahmedabad

At Sentara Hospital, Pulmonologist may help in Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, Emphysema, Interstitial lung diseases, occupational lung diseases, and obstructive sleep apnea.