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Respiratory Medicine

KIMSHEALTH Department of Respiratory Medicine is regarded as one the best in Kerala. With seasoned and accomplished doctors and specialists, providing the highest quality of care, we encompass the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lungs, and other organs that are linked to breathing. Being a vast field, KIMSHEALTH Respiratory Medicine has an array of services that are suitable for different kinds of conditions and patients.
 

Our Doctors

Dr. Ameer K A

Senior Consultant


Respiratory Medicine


KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. Kesavan Nair

Senior Consultant


Respiratory Medicine


KIMS Health Trivandrum

Dr. M Joshi

Prof & Senior Consultant


Respiratory Medicine


KIMS Health Trivandrum


Procedures & Treatments

 

Our outpatient clinic offers consultation for all respiratory ailments. Also, our specialty services include a Sleep Apnea Clinic (for evaluation of snoring and associated disorders), a Severe asthma clinic, and a Smoking cessation clinic (for evaluation of smoking-associated diseases and medical support for smoking cessation)

Outpatient Clinic

  • For all respiratory ailments

Specialty Services

  • Sleep apnea clinic for evaluation of snoring and associated disorders

  • difficult-to-control asthma clinic

  • Smoking cessation clinic for evaluation of smoking-associated diseases and medical support for smoking cessation

Investigations

  • PFT

  • DLCO

  • Brachial Challenge Test with Methacholine

  • FENO (Exhaled Nitric oxide test)

  • 6-minute walk test (6MWT)

  • Drug allergy testing

Interventional Procedures

  • Routine bronchoscopy, endobronchial interventions with APC (Argon-Plasma Coagulation) and electrocautery

  • EBUS (Endobronchial ultrasound-guided bronchoscopy)

  • Linear EBUS TBNA for sampling thoracic lymph nodes

  • Radial EBUS - for sampling small peripheral segmental lesion in the lung

  • Flexi-rigid pleuroscopy for evaluation of pleural effusion and talc pleurodesis for malignant effusions

  • Sleep Lab Level I with 16 channel polysomnography and MSLT

Other management Highlights

  • Respiratory Intensive Care

  • MDICU and Stepdown ICU with Non-invasive and Invasive Ventilators

  • Bronchial artery embolization for hemoptysis

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery

  • VATS (Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery)

  • Mediastinoscopy



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