Department of Pulmonology, Interventional Pulmonology And Sleep Medicine

Pulmonology, interventional Pulmonology And Sleep Medicine

Pulmonology is a field of medicine that focuses specifically on Diagnosing and treating disorders associated with the lungs and the respiratory system. Increasing air pollution, exposure to second-hand smoke and carcinogens and various other factors have brought about an exponential increase in the number of patients suffering from breathing and lung ailments. The inability to breath eventually affects the overall health & lifestyle of the patient. This requires expert attention and advanced Pulmonological care that we deliver at The Department of Pulmonology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai.

Treatment of Lung and Respiratory Disorders

The Department of Pulmonology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai Diagnoses & treats all types of respiratory diseases, with treatment included for the following:

  • Allergy and Immunology
    This revolves around the management of all kinds of allergy which occurs in patients spanning all ages. The allergies can be of any type. 
  • Asthma
    Asthma is a condition where the airways are inflamed and swollen and produces extra mucus, which makes it difficult for the person to breathe.
  • Cystic Fibrosis
    It is a Hereditary Disease that affects the lungs and digestive system. It produces sticky mucus that can clog the mucus and obstruct the Pancreas.  
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
    This is an umbrella term for a set of diseases caused by scarring of the lungs. This scarring causes stiffness in the lungs which makes it difficult for breathing. Many end stage Lung disease patient needs Lung Transplantation.
  • Lung Transplant
    A Lung transplant is a procedure which is performed to replace a dysfunctional lung with a functional one.
  • Interventional Pulmonology
    Interventional Pulmonology uses Endoscopy and other tools to diagnose and treat diseases in the lungs and chest. The procedure includes Flexible Bronchoscopy, Balloon Brachioplasty, Biopsy of lungs or lymph node, Bronchoalveolar lavage, Airway stent, etc. 
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
    It is a Surgical procedure that helps in removing diseased, Emphysematous lung tissue. It helps in reducing the size of an over-inflated lung and allows the expansion of the functional lung.  
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
    This is a type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of the heart. 
  • Thoracic surgery
    It refers to the operations of organs in the chest, including the heart, lungs, and oesophagus. Examples of Thoracic surgery include Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant, and removal of parts of the lung affected by cancer.
  • Tuberculosis
    It is a serious bacterial infectious disease that affects the lungs as well as the other organs of the body.  
  • Occupational Lung Disease:
    These are occupational or work-related diseases. These are caused due to the materials a person is exposed to during their work. 
  • Sleep disorders
    Disturbed sleep, Daytime Sleep, Decreased productivity of work. 
    Due to increasing incidence of obesity & lifestyle related disease problem of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome is increasing. This(OSAHS)  was found to be the leading cause which remains undiagnosed in patients with uncontrolled Diabetes Millitus /uncontrolled Hypertension (Blood Pressure) recurrent stroke.  It is a repeated episode of complete or partial obstructions of the upper airway during sleep and is usually associated with a reduction in blood oxygen saturation. Due to this people have difficulty in breathing.
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder
    This is a term used for Lung disorders such as Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and in some cases Asthma COPD overlap syndrome. They may also have difficulty in Fatigue, Chest Tightening, etc. 

The Department of Pulmonology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai provides comprehensive diagnostics, treatment and advanced care for lung diseases. Advanced infrastructure, expert panel of chest physicians and doctor with a dedicated team of paramedics ensure comprehensive care for the patient that is delivered with compassion and empathy. We handle some of the most critical and life-threatening Pulmonological ailments and have pioneered treatment for such complex conditions.

Diagnosis of Lung and Respiratory Disorders

Diagnosis is the key to offering effective treatment for all Lung and Respiratory Disorders. Accurate diagnosis allows for effective treatment plans which aid faster and complete recovery. 

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Pulmonologists/Lung Specialists in Mumbai

The Department of Pulmonology at Gleneagles Hospital, Mumbai has some of the finest Respiratory Disease specialists offering Diagnosis & Treatment for all types of Respiratory Disorders. The team comprises of the best pulmonologists in Mumbai, and a dedicated team of nurses, technicians, chest specialists who bring comprehensive expertise for the treatment of all respiratory ailments, while performing the advanced procedures for Lung disorders. Getting treated by the best lung specialist in India is a wise decision, as they are equipped with the latest technology and have extensive knowledge of the field.



  • Who are the top pulmonologists in Mumbai?

    The top pulmonologists include Dr Samir Dilip Garde, Dr Harish Chafle, Dr Namrata Jasani, Dr Vikas Punamiya.

  • Which is the best pulmonology hospital in India?

    Gleneagles Hospital has one of the best teams of pulmonologists in india. Due to its well-equipped hospital infrastructure, the caliber of the medical staff, success rates, patient testimonials, and general level of care. It has gained reputation due to these factors. From the cracking simplest to the most difficult medical procedures and offering a wide range of services.

  • When Should I See a Pulmonologist?

    You may consider seeing a pulmonologist if you experience persistent respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, chronic cough, chest pain, or if you have been diagnosed with a respiratory condition.

  • What Conditions Do Pulmonologists Treat?

    Pulmonologists treat a wide range of respiratory conditions, including asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung infections, pulmonary hypertension, and lung cancer.

  • Do Pulmonologists Treat Sleep Disorders?

    Yes, some pulmonologists specialize in sleep medicine and may diagnose and treat sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome.

Why Choose Us

  • Patient Experience


    Your care and comfort are our top priorities. We ensure that the patients are well informed prior to every step we take for their benefit and that their queries are effectively answered.

  • Latest Technologies


    The Gleneagles Hospital's team stays up to date on the advancements in medical procedures and technologies. Experience the Future Healthcare Technologies now at Gleneagles Hospital.

  • Providing Quality Care


    Strengthening lives through compassionate care, innovative therapies and relentless efforts. It reflects in the DNA of our passionate team of doctors and dedicated clinical staff.

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