Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine


Respiratory Medicine

The Department of Respiratory Medicine is a center for diagnosis and management of various respiratory disorders. The department came into existence in the year 2003 & since then has made steady progress and now offers state of the art care in dealing with various respiratory diseases. It also has the backing of a good thoracic surgery service from the dept. of surgery & CTVS unit.

Head of the Department

Dr. Sanjay S completed his MD in Respiratory Medicine in the year 2014 and joined SDMCMS&H as Assistant Professor. Presently is the Professor & HOD of the department. He was awarded the EDARM (European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine) in the year 2022. He is also an AHA recognized BLS & ACLS instructor. He is an enthusiastic teacher involved in both undergraduate & postgraduate training. He has special interest in Sleep related breathing Disorders, Pulmonary Function physiology, Respiratory Infections and is also the Nodal Officer for carrying out various activities against tuberculosis control under NTEP program. 


Teaching Program

Faculties of the department are involved in both  undergraduate & Postgraduate teaching programs. Students are encouraged to take an active part in integrated teaching and group discussions.  A list of teaching and learning activities designed to facilitate students acquire essential  knowledge and skills outlined is given below.  
Departmental Academic Programs
  • Weekly Seminars.
  • Monthly clinics radiology meet.
  • Weekly bedside clinical case discussion.
  • Weekly Journal Club
  • Monthly outpatient & inpatient audit.
  • Monthly mortality Meet.
Other Activities
  • Free Pulmonary function test camps & Awareness program yearly during World Asthma & COPD day.
  • TB awareness programs on World TB day
  • Tuberculosis disease sensitization program for Faculty & Students.
  • Quarterly Core Committee Meeting for evaluating implementation of tuberculosis related programs.
  • Radio talk program on various respiratory diseases for general public awareness.

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