Pulmonology & Chest Disease

The Pulmonology department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of chest or lung problems including; asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis (interstitial lung diseases), chest infections, bronchiectasis, smoking cessation, pulmonary hypertension etc

The department has the following services

  • Nebulization (Ultrasonic)
  • Lung function testing (Lung volumes, Capacities, Co Diffusion, Body Plethysmography)
  • Allergy screen and desensitization (to inhalants &food)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Overnight pulse oximetry
  • Sleep Study (Polysomnography)
  • Bronchoscopy (Lavage, Biospy, Brushing, Trans-cranial Biopsy, Trans-bronchial Biopsy)
  • Non-invasive ventilation (CPAP, BiPAP)
  • Pleural fluid aspiration (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Vaccination for chest infections (Influenza & Pneumonia)