Respiratory Medicine


We at Sakra World Hospital, provide services for all respiratory disorders. Our aim is to be a care provider of first choice, for the referring physicians as well as for the patients who seek surgical management for respiratory disease and problems.

The Department of Respiratory Medicine at Sakra World Hospital makes sure that a comprehensive care is provided for both inpatients and outpatients with any pulmonary problem.
We make it our responsibility to use and provide the patients with the latest technological equipment for any pulmonary disease. We provide various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with Fibre optic and rigid Bronchoscope.


The respiratory and sleep medicine department at Sakra has the following facilities:

1) Pulmonary care - Outpatient and Inpatient care of spectrum of patients with Respiratory diseases including prevention, diagnosis and treatment of -

  • Airways Diseases e.g. Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, COPD, Bronchiectasis etc.
  • Interstitial Lung diseases
  • Pleural diseases such as Pleural effusion and Pneumothorax
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases
  • Smoking cessation
  • Perioperative care of patients with Lung diseases
  • Respiratory care of patients with chronic neuromuscular diseases
  • Sleep related breathing disorders
  • Tuberculosis/infectious diseases of the lung

2) Pulmonary Function Lab

  • Pulmonary Function test – Spirometry
  • PFT with post Bronchodilator therapy
  • Diffusion Study
  • Lung Volumes
  • Maximum Inspiratory and expiratory pressure for Neuromuscular disorders
  • Six minute walk test
  • Peak Expiratory Flow rate (PEFR)

3) Bronchoscopy Suite

  • Various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are done with Fibre optic and rigid Bronchoscope
  • Diagnostic video-Bronchoscopy with BAL
  • Trans-bronchial Biopsy (TBB)
  • Trans-bronchial Lung Biopsy (TBLB)
  • Bronchoscopic foreign body removal
  • Tracheal dilatation and or stenting
  • Electro-cauterization of Growth
  • Medical Thoracoscopy for evaluation and treatment of pleural diseases
  • Endo bronchial ultrasound (EBUS) for diagnosis and staging of mediastinal adenopathy

4) Sleep Lab

  • 32 channel poly-somnography available for
  • Diagnostic and Titration sleep study
  • Multiple sleep Latency test (MSLT)

5) Interventional Pulmonology
Emerging field in pulmonary medicine which deals with use of advance diagnostic and therapeutic interventions to treat various benign, cancerous and pleural diseases.

6) Specialty Clinics:

  • Asthma/ COPD
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Sleep Clinic in association with ENT and Psychiatrist
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic in association with cardiologist


Dr. Sachin Kumar.

Senior Consultant – Pulmonology

Dr. Arjun Satapute.

Attending Consultant - Respiratory and Sleep Medicine


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