Pulmonology Allergy Sleep Medicine

The pioneers of Interventional pulmonology in the country, now at Royal Care Supereciality Hospital, equipped with the most comprehensive bronchoscopy suite providing facilities including

  • Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma management (First & only center in the country)
  • Radial probe EBUS (First & only center in the country)
  • Convex probe EBUS
  • Pediatric & Adult flexible bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric & Adult Rigid bronchoscopy
  • Medical thoracoscopy
  • Foregin body retrieval services (24 hours service)
  • Hemoptysis (blood while coughing) management (24 hours service)
  • Cryotherapy, Argon Plasma Coagulation & Electrocautery

The group is invited faculty to interventional pulmonology workshops and conferences across the country. Regular faculty for NAPCON and BRONCOCON which are national conference for pulmonology and interventions. Group organized BRONCON2018 at royal care hospital in the month of February 2018 and this has been rated by pulmonologist across the country as one of the best till date. This conference featured excellent live case presentations, interactive workshop sessions with first of its kind organ models, virtual reality assisted teaching and participation by myriad of pulmonologists from both India and abroad.


  • “Efficiency and Safety of Povidone Iodine Pleurodesis in Spontaneous Pneumothorax” paper by the group was awarded outstanding case report relating to Interventional Pulmonology by American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP) in 2015


  • Multimodality multistaged management of large endobronchial carcinoid causing respiratory failure: A case report with review of literature Aug 2018 Lung India
  • Dumbbell posterior mediastinal schwannoma invading trachea: Multidisciplinary management - weight off the chest May 2018 Lung India
  • Defining expanded areas in EBUS sampling - EBUS guided trans- and intra- pulmonary artery needle aspiration, with review of transvascular EBUS Jan 2018 The Clinical Respiratory Journal
  • A multicenter study on the safety and efficacy of different methods for obtaining transbronchial lung cryobiopsy in diffuse lung diseasesNov 2017 The Clinical Respiratory Journal
  • Whistle lower-better late than never May 2016 Lung India.
  • A multicenter study on the utility and safety of EBUS-TBNA and EUS-B-FNA in children: EBUS-TBNA in Children Apr 2016 Pediatric Pulmonology

Letters to editor

  • Response to assessment of spontaneous pneumothorax in adults in a tertiary care hospital Jul 2015 Lung India
  • EUS-B-FNA: Pulmonologist's viewpoint: Whose tube is it anyway? May 2015 Lung India

Articles in press

  • Interventional management of extensive pulmonary metastasis in adamantinoma (accepted under preparation for issue) Lung India
  • Medical thoracoscopic cryo evacuation – A novel technique to manage retained hemothorax (accepted under preparation for issue) Lung India
  • Bronchoscopic lung cryobiopsy: An Indian Association for Bronchology position statement (accepted under preparation for issue) Lung India
  • Bronchoscopic management of benign tracheal stenosis- 40 procedures in 21 patients. WCBIP 2018 (poster)
  • Management of tracheobronchial rhinosporidiosis – largest series till date WCBIP 2018 (poster)
  • Rigid Bronchoscopic Management of Inoperable Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Tracheobronchial Tree Oct 2016 Chest (Poster)
  • Rigid bronchoscopic management of harmartoma WCBIP May 2016 (Poster)
  • Thoracoscopic management of tubercular empyema WCBIP May 2016 (Oral presentation)
  • Role of medical thoracoscopy in multiloculated effusions and empyema: Review of 52 cases ERS 2015 (Poster)
  • Diagnostic Value of Cytology, Gene Xpert, and Mycobacterial Cultures in EBUS- TBNA Aspirate Oct 2015 Chest (Poster)
  • Efficacy and Safety of Povidone Iodine Pleurodesis in Spontaneous Pneumothorax Oct 2015 Chest (Poster)
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy in Management of Endobronchial Carcinoid Tumor: A Three Year Single Center Experience Mar 2014 Chest
  • Harpooning Lung Mass: Transaortic Fine Needle Aspiration With EBUS Scope mar 2014 Chest
  • Trans-Oesophageal Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (EUS- B-FNA): A four year single center experience. ECBIP 2013

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