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