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Intro 2

The goal of teaching Respiratory Medicine to under graduates is to impart basic knowledge about common infectious disease in INDIA i.e. tuberculosis and common respiratory illnesses like bronchial asthma, COPD, Pneumonia and lung malignancies. Fresh medical graduates should be able to diagnose and treat common medical emergencies like acute asthma, acute exacerbation of COPD and Pneumothorax etc. Proficient knowledge of tuberculosis and major Respiratory illness and emergencies will make medical graduates confident to handle these diseases in their professional life.

Academics arow
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Every medical student passing out of a medical college should be capable to treating tuberculosis and shall contribute to National Revised Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP). Tuberculosis is the most common infectious disease in our country. It has high morbidity, mortality. Burden of tuberculosis esp. MDR tuberculosis has increased in recent time due to HIV co-infection. Respiratory diseases constitute major bulk of OPD attendance in every centre. Cases of Respiratory ailments are increasing with worsening air pollution in the country and esp in Delhi. COPD is the fifth leading cause of death worldwide and is predicted to be third leading cause by 2020. Incidence of Asthma esp childhood Asthma is on the rise. All major epidemic/ pandemic in recent times has involved respiratory systems like SARS H1N1 epidemic dengue Hemorrhagic fever and Bubonic Plague.

Training arow
Training 2

The undergraduates in training in this department participate in several outpatient activities and bed side teaching. They routinely attend following clinics during their posting ;
1. Asthma Clinic .
2. Smoking Cessation Clinic .
3. Sleep Studies with titration.
4. Non-Invasive, ventilation.
5. Pigtai / chest tabe Drainage/ Fibrinolytic therapy .


Dr (Maj) Priyanka Singh
Dr (Maj) Priyanka Singh
Senior Resident
Dr (Brig) Vasu Vardhan
Dr (Brig) Vasu Vardhan
Professor & HoD
Dr (Lt Col) Manu Chopra
Dr (Lt Col) Manu Chopra
Assistant Professor

Dr (Lt Col) Manu Chopra

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, MUHS Nashik Dec 2003

MD (Doctor of Medicine) ,Pulmonary Medicine from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, MUHS Nashik Jun 2012

DNB (Diplomate of National Board) in Pulmonary Medicine Dec 2015

International Sleep Medicine Board Examination (Conducted by World Sleep Federation)  Sleep Medicine Jun 2017

Key Area of work :-

Bronchial Asthma, &COPD

Difficult to treat Tuberculosis

Medical Thoracoscopy

Interventional Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy

Sleep Medicine & Non-invasive ventilation