Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care

Pulmonary Medicine is a Superspecialty of Internal Medicine, that covers diseases pertaining to respiratory system, dealing with diagnosis and management of disorders related to pulmonary parenchymal, vascular, airway and pleural spaces. It also deals with management of various sleep related disorders. This Dept. at LIGG is equipped with advanced infrastructure for management of all types of elective and emergency respiratory disorders.

Facilities available at Department of Pulmonary medicine and critical care

OPD consultations and inpatient management of sick patients

Diagnostic and therapeutic Fiberoptic Video Bronchoscopy.

Interventional Bronchoscopy procedures (Rigid Bronchoscopy, Foreign body removal, Cryo-Lung Biopsy, Endobronchial Cryotherapy, Endobronchial Electrocauterisation)

Diagnostic and therapeutic Medical Thoracoscopy

Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) and Biopsy (TBNB)

Chest tube insertion for pleural effusion / hemothorax etc.

Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory

Advanced six beded ICU with facilities for Arterial Blood Gas Analysis and Beside Digital X-Ray

Department of Pulmonary medicine and critical care is treating the following diseases successfully at LIGG

Bronchitis & Bronchial Asthma

Pleural effusions & Emphysema

Lung infections & cancer

Acute and chronic respiratory failure

Sleep disorders & Pulmonary hypertension

Interstitial lung disease including IPF

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Clinical Team of Pulmonologist at LIGG

Dr Jeetendra Patra

(MBBS, M.D) Pulmonary Medicine Specialist and Intesivist Expertise in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, Medical Thoracoscopy, Rigid Bronchoscopy and Cryotherapy for all advanced and difficult pulmonary cases

OPD Timing : 3.30. pm TO 5.30 PM

Consultation : By prior appointment only