Respiratory medicine department was started in April 2017

Head of Department: Dr. Hemant Kumar, Associate Professor


Senior Residents: 1) Dr. Manoj Pandey

                             2) Dr. Amiya Pandey

Junior Resident: Dr. Pragya Pandey

 Department Location:

OPD: Room No. 113, 1st floor

Ward: Hospital Block

Respiratory Labs: 1st Floor, Hospital Block, Room no.137

 Current Facilities available:

1) OPD Service- Monday, Wednesday & Friday

2) Minor OT procedures: Intercostal tube drainage, pleural aspiration, cold abscess drain, pleurodesis etc   

2) Bronchoscopy: Every Tuesday and Thursday

Place: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital Block    

3) Pulmonary Function test: Daily

4) Sleep Lab: Daily

Place: Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital Block

This facility is for diagnosis and treatment of Sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), snoring problem, obesity hypoventilation syndrome etc by modern Polysomnograph machine.

5) In-patient services:

Respiratory Medicine Wards: There are Separate wards for male and female. These wards deals with all Respiratory patients.

Teaching and Research:

There is facilities for teaching undergraduate and Post graduate students as per the guidelines of the Medical Council of India. This includes theory classes as well as clinical postings. There is periodic assessment of the students in the form of regular seminars and internal examinations. Student are motivated to attend national and international CMEs and conferences.

Departmental Teaching Program

1) Seminar- Every Saturday

2) Case Presentation/ Journal club: Every Tuesday

3) Faculty Lecture: Every month on 1st Saturday

4) Pulmonary- Radiology Discussion: Every Month on 2nd Thursday

On Going Research Projects in Department:

      1)      Burden of Tuberculosis in household paediatric contacts of pulmonary Tuberculosis patients

      2)      Clinico-epidemiological profile of COVID-19 patients at tertiary care hospital in India     

      3)      Radiological predictors of residual radiographic lesions in responders to pulmonary tuberculosis therapy.

     4)      Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices among respiratory patients on inhalation therapy in a tertiary care hospital.

     5)      Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards Hydroxychloroquine pre- exposure prophylaxis for COVID-19 among health care professionals

CME Organized:

    1)      Tuberculosis Update- 24th March 2018

   2)      Tuberculosis Update- 1-7 March 2020

   3)      Tuberculosis and Covid- 19 Update- 14th March 2020


Academic course offered: None


Help line number for appointment: 8176007246

Dr. Hemant Kumar
Designation: Associate Professor
Degree: MBBS, MD (Resp. Med.), DNB(Pulmonary Med.) MNAMS, FCCP(USA)
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1) CME “Tuberculosis Update”- 24th March 2018

2) World Asthma day Camp- 1st May 2018

3) World COPD Day awareness program- Nov 2018

4) World Tuberculosis day celebration- 24th march 2019

5) Guest Lecture by Prof. Ajay K. Verma (KGMU) on 20 August 2019

6) Inter Departmental Meeting with Department of Gen Medicine, ENT and Surgery- 14 Sept. 2019

7) First Foundation Day of Department of Respiratory Medicine celebration on 22 oct. 2019

8) CME on "TUBERCULOSIS and Covid-19 Update" on March 14 2020 

9) Tuberculosis Children Adoption Program on occasion of 70th birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 17/09/2020

inter departmental meet 14 sept 2019