Pulmonology is the specialty that deals with diseases of the lungs and the respiratory tract. It is called chest medicine and respiratory medicine in some countries and areas. Physicians specializing in this area are called pulmonologists. These specialists deal with diseases like Asthma, Pulmonary Tuberculosis etc.
At Hande Medical Centre the Pulmonologist or Respiratory Physician is an expert in Interventional pulmonology also. This is a field within pulmonary medicine that deals with the use of procedures such as bronchoscopy to diagnose and treat several pulmonary diseases.
Dr. Srinath Dhandapani Dip TB & Chest Disease DNB (Respiratory Medicine) is our consultant Pulmonologist who sees patients in Hande Medical Centre – Nungambakkam between 6 PM and 9 PM. He performs his interventional procedures and also sees inpatients at Hande Hospital – Shenoy Nagar.