Maintaining the health of the respiratory system is the prime focus of Pulmonology, which is a subspecialty of internal medicine. The respiratory muscles, airway, and lungs are the three major components of this system and are given utmost importance to ensure their optimal functionality.

We provide unparalleled, patient-centric care and surgical services for lung ailments, utilizing the most innovative and advanced technologies available. At Star Hospital, we maintain a top-notch Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that is staffed with highly experienced intensivists specialized in critical care. This ensures that our patients receive an exceptional level of care 24/7, without any compromise on quality.

Key Treatments

  • Tuberculosis Management
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Reactive Airway Disease
  • Infectious Lung Disease
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Obstructive Airway Disease
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Frequently Asked Questions on Pulmonology

What diseases are treated by Pulmonologists?

Asthma, COPD, and Pulmonary Fibrosis are some of the health conditions that are treated by Pulmonologists.

It is a test that measures your ability to breathe in and out and how well your lungs can pump oxygen into your blood. This test is most crucial for managing the symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Some of the things that can be done to keep lungs healthy are avoiding smoking, exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet, getting regular vaccinations and reducing exposure to pollution.

Coughing of blood, chest pain, bone pain, sudden weight loss and shortness of breath are the indications of lung cancer. However, it is important to consult with a pulmonologist in case of any symptoms.

Surgery, Radiation therapy, chemotherapy and Immunotherapy are the common treatment options for lung cancer. However, the treatments may vary on the health conditions and the stage of cancer.

Cigarette is filled with harmful chemicals such as arsenic, nicotine, ammonia, and cadmium that reduce the ability of the lungs to inhale and exhale the air resulting in the risk of COPD.

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