Department Hospital

Respiratory Medicine

Our Services

Overview

Respiratory Medicine is a speciality of Internal Medicine that focuses exclusively on diseases pertaining to the respiratory system particularly the diagnosis and management of disorders related to pulmonary, parenchymal, vascular, airway and pleural spaces. It also deals with the management of various sleep related disorders.

The Department of Respiratory Medicine at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences is the first fully fledged Department in Thrissur with state of the art facilities established since more than 20 years. It primarily is a centre for diagnosis and management of various respiratory disorders and now also provides undergraduate and postgraduate training in the field of Respiratory Medicine. It is equipped with the best faculty as well as the latest technology and facilities.

Our Facilities

  • Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA)
  • EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound)
  • Electrocautery
  • Cryo
  • Pleurodesis
  • CT & usg Guided Lung Biopsy /Catheter Drainage
  • Spirometry
  • DLCO
  • Sleep Study
  • Allergy Skin testing
  • Smoking Cessation Clinic
  • DOTS Center
  • Critical Care Unit With Invasive & non invasive Ventilators and Central Monitors
  • APC

Faculty

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Dr. Davis Paul


Professor & HOD

Our Services

  • Spirometry

    It is a common test used to assess how well your lungs work by measuring how much air you inhale, how much you exhale and how quickly you exhale. Spirometry is used to diagnose Asthma, COPD and other conditions that affect breathing.

  • DLCO

    DLCO (Diffusion Capacity of Lungs for Carbon Monoxide) is measured using small volumes of Carbon Monoxide (CO), and measures the transfer of CO across the alveolar-capillary membrane. DLCO can assist in identification, assessment of wide range of disease processes affecting lung parenchyma, and pulmonary vascular bed.

  • Allergy Skin Prick Testing

    Check  for immediate allergy reaction  to 34 different substance at once 

  • Regular Out-patient Department Services

    There are regular Out-Patient (OPD) services from Monday to Saturday, 8.00 am to 4.00 pm.

  • Evening OP

    For evening OP booking, Call: 04802304170