Department of Respiratory Medicine

About Us

  • The Department of Respiratory Medicine was started in the year 2011 and specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of lung and chest diseases.
  • The department is actively involved in clinical research activities, academics, training, and education of Undergraduates and post-graduates, imparting skills and knowledge in the field of respiratory and sleep medicine.

Our Vision

  • To evolve as a centre of excellence for advanced interventional pulmonary procedures and become the forefront of innovation in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.

Our Mission

  • To provide innovative, cost-efficient, and advanced respiratory care for patients of all age groups.



  • Spacious outpatient consulting rooms
  • Well-ventilated male and female wards with adequate ports for oxygen supply.
  • Respiratory ICU with 6 ventilator beds
  • Isolation ward with negative suction, TB ward, and separate MDR - TB wards with negative suction
  • Air-conditioned departmental library
  • 2 Demonstration rooms, and 1 Seminar hall with projector facility
  • 1 PFT room and 1 bronchoscopy room
  • Flipped classroom - Small group teaching with prior study material
  • Competency-based medical education (CBME) – For MBBS students
  • Simulation-based teachingMannequins and computer-assisted learning
  • Integrated Teaching Vertical and Horizontal Teaching for MBBS Students
  • Group discussions Regularly
  • Bedside clinical teaching and case discussions
  • Journal clubs and Seminars for PGsTwice a week
  • Mentoring Group of students assigned for all the faculties
  • Feedback and counseling After every internal assessment test
  • In-depth understanding of the common conditions and concepts relevant to community-based respiratory medicine including Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Asthma, and Sleep apnoea.
  • To get a comprehensive understanding and practical knowledge of acute respiratory problems, and complex lung conditions managed in tertiary care settings like drug-resistant TB, ILD, and lung cancer.
  • Understanding the use and maintenance of nebulizers, spacers, peak flow meters, Metered Dose Inhalers, CPAP, BIPAP, Humidifiers, and other appliances.
  • Thorough knowledge of critical care/intensive care management, intubation, indications, and management of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation and ventilator-associated complications.
  • To provide the knowledge and practical skills to plan and deliver efficient and successful clinical services through case-based learning and supervised clinical protocol design.
  • To enable students to interpret lung function tests, DLCO, arterial blood gases, Acid Fast Bacilli (AFB) staining, and chest x-rays in various pulmonary diseases.
  • To acquire skills to utilize an array of diagnostic modalities bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, and lung ultrasound.
  • To perform interventional procedures, for example, bronchoscopy-guided biopsy and chest drains.
  • Central library Books - 265
  • Books in department library -125
  • National Journals – 3, International journals – 3, e-journals- 16
  • Access to Clinical Key, Science Direct.
  • Five Computers with internet access.
  • LMS, Digital learning resources, Museum