Department of Respiratory Medicine at JJM Medical College and Bapuji Hospital specializes in Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Tuberculosis and disorders relating to the lungs.
The department provides comprehensive consultative evaluation and management for patients with pulmonary diseases such as Tuberculosis, Asthma- Acute and chronic, Pulmonary embolism, Emphysema and chronic bronchitis, Interstitial lung diseases, Lung Cancer, Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary vascular diseases, Fungal infections of the lung, Sleep apnea, insomnia and other sleep disorders.
The department of Respiratory Medicine at JJM Medical College and Bapuji Hospital is also performing various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the department like Pulmonary Function tests, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) and biopsy (EBB, TBLB). Thoracocentesis, ICD placement and pleural biopsy for diagnosis of pleural diseases. For various lung lesions percutaneous needle biopsies are also done. In emergencies the department is also performing emergency bronchoscopic intubations.
The Department of Respiratory Medicine also has an actively functioning RNTCP AND DOTS CENTRE as a part of RNTCP for medical colleges to cater to the people suffering from various forms of tuberculosis. The center is under administrative control of District TB officer. It has a designated microscopy centre (DMC) for diagnostic services and a Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) centre for treatment of TB patients at free cost.
Various specialty clinics are run by the Department of Respiratory Medicine to help the patients on various
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