Pulmonology And Allergy

The Pulmonology and Allergy Department at Aster MIMS provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment to patients with pulmonolgy diseases and allergy problems. Chronic and acute respiratory failures are managed with the help of invasive and non-invasive ventilators. The specialists at the department provide personalized care to patients working in collaboration with the experts of various other departments. Conditions including acute and chronic respiratory failure such as sepsis, asthma, environmental and occupational pulmonary diseases, lung cancer and tuberculosis, etc. are diagnosed and treated at the department.

Doctors

Dr. Anoop M P

Consultant - Respiratory Medicine

He has done his Graduation from KMC Mangalore in 1999 and Obtained Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases in the year 2004-2006 from Calicut Medical College and DNB from Calicut Medical College. He is a Recipient of Best Free Paper Award in Nov. 2005 from Napcon Kolkatta and Young scientist Award from Chandigard in 2007.

Dr. Anoop M P

Consultant - Respiratory Medicine

He has done his Graduation from KMC Mangalore in 1999 and Obtained Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases in the year 2004-2006 from Calicut Medical College and DNB from Calicut Medical College. He is a Recipient of Best Free Paper Award in Nov. 2005 from Napcon Kolkatta and Young scientist Award from Chandigard in 2007.

Qualifications : MBBS, DTCD, DNB

Graduation from KMC Mangalore - 1999

1 year House Surgency in Calicut Medical College-2000

Obtained Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases in the year 2004-2006 Calicut Medical College

Diplomate National Board of Education (DNBE) 2007- 2009 Calicut Medical College

Recipient of Best Free Paper Award Nov. 2005,Kolkatta, Napcon

Young scientist Award 2007 Nov. Chandigarh

Done ATS training in EBUS in 2013

Completed ERS Training in EBUS - interventional bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy and rigid bronchoscopy in 2014 & 2015

Have done interventional training observership under Stefano Gaspirini – Oespidali University - 2016

Have done interventional training under Prof. G. Stratakkos , Athens , Solitaria Hospital – June 2018

Presently working in Aster MIMS -Calicut from 2012 onwards. Prior to that worked at Nirmala Hospital for 3 years.

Areas of Interests:

Interventional Pulmonology

Newer trends in Asthma and COPD management

Dr. Sijith KR

Consultant

He has completed his MBBS, DTCD, MD, DNB-Pulmonary Medicine from Calicut Medical College and IDCCM from Medical Trust Hospital, Cochin. He has got more than 10 years of experience in respiratory medicine. Previously he was associated with Star Care Hospital Calicut.

Dr. Sijith KR

Consultant

He has completed his MBBS, DTCD, MD, DNB-Pulmonary Medicine from Calicut Medical College and IDCCM from Medical Trust Hospital, Cochin. He has got more than 10 years of experience in respiratory medicine. Previously he was associated with Star Care Hospital Calicut.

​Qualifications: MBBS, DTCD, MD, DNB-Pulmonary Medicine, IDCCM

Facilities

Services Offered

  • Video-bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Allergy testing
  • Sleep lab
  • Stop Smoking Clinic
  • Non invasive ventilators
  • Bronchial artery embolisation for haemoptysia
  • Medical thoracoscopy for disease
  • Paediatric febroptic bronchoscopy
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Profile

Diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the lungs and respiratory system.

The respiratory medicine specialists diagnose and treat various diseases of lungs. In connection with Critical Care Department by the help of invasive and non-invasive ventilator the department is able to manage chronic and acute respiratory illness. And conditions including acute and chronic respiratory failure such as sepsis, asthma, environmental and occupational pulmonary diseases, lung cancer and tuberculosis. This department has been regularly receiving patients from Northern Kerala. Specialists, specialized nursing and technical staff of this department have been able to provide comprehensive care of international standards.

Infrastructure

  • Allergic conditions like asthma, allergic rhinitis are dealt by the respiratory specialists with the help of the full fledge allergy testing facilities and pulmonary function lab.
  • Videobronchoscopy helps to diagnose various diseases of lungs like malogency, infections. And we have facilities for transbronchial needle aspiration and biopsy.
  • Acute emergencies like massive haemoptysia are managed by bronchial artery embolisation in cooperation with radiology department.
  • Various lung conditions requiring surgery are managed with the help of cardiothorasic surgery department.
  • Subspecialties like Anti-smoking Clinic and Sleep lab is functioning with the department
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation programme for chronic lung disease
  • Trained respiratory therapist service for NIC, rehabilitation
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