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The department of Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (Challa)is well-knownas the leader in the diagnosis care and treatment of a wide variety of respiratory diseases and disorders. Considered among the best, Challa offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all acute and chronic ailmentsfor the respiratory and the pulmonary systems. Our multidisciplinary medical teams and Pulmonologists,specialized in respiratory critical care, work in tandem with physicians, nurses and other staff to provide care and treatment meeting international standards. As a result, Challa is today a thriving medical centre of excellence in respiratory care and the department is equipped with a state of the art Medical Intensive Care Unit with 24 hourpulmonarycare and inpatient consultation services.

In a very short span of time our Pulmonology Department has successfully treated critically ill patients with severe COPD, severe Asthma, extreme Pneumonia and ARDS with Type 1&2 respiratory failure with NIV and Mechanical Ventilation. Treating so manycomplicated cases and patients has helpedour doctors develop a specialized knowledge built on experience that gives our patients the best options for treatment and care. It is no wonder that Challa has become the destination of choice for patients with serious lung problems. Ensuring round the clock availability of the facilities along with competent Consultant Doctors the Department of Pulmonology at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences is the answer for any respiratory problem.

Challa also has one of the most active pulmonary research programs. The department has DNB program for postgraduation in Chest Medicine with dedicated students providing 24-hour coverage.

Doctors:

 Dr. Nagaraj, MBBS, MD, FCCP