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Pulmonology is a speciality of medicine that deals with diseases related to the respiratory system. The Department of Pulmonology at Astra Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of problems affecting the lungs and tissues supporting the respiratory system and the pulmonary system.

Any short duration illnesses such as mild cough or cold can be treated by your physician but when it comes to complicated conditions like Bronchial Asthma, Shortness of breath, chest tightness etc. you should see a Pulmonologist. This is where, the seasoned team of doctors at Astra continue to make that all important difference with their medical excellence.

The Department of Pulmonology at United Hospitals in Bangalore has a long history of diagnosing and successfully treating complex respiratory disorders like Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Emphysema and Lung Cancer to name a few.

What differentiates out Pulmonologists apart from several years of intensive training in pulmonary medicine is their fierce determination to address the problem from its root and finding out a suitable solution.


Astra is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to assist our team specialists in providing a complete healthcare service. Some of the facilities include:

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures.
  • Advanced tests and equipment like Fibre Optic, Video-Bronchoscopy and Rigid Bronchoscope to diagnose chronic lung diseases.
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Respiratory diseases.

Treatments Offered

The Department of Pulmonology at Astra Hospital offers treatments to different problems affecting the lungs and the respiratory system. We treat conditions like:

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstinal Lung Disease
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis

Surgeries & Key Procedures

Pulmonologists at Astra are exceptional in advanced medical and surgical intervention to treat complicated lung diseases. Some of the surgeries and procedures performed at the hospital include:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Surgeries to cure Lung fibrosis and cancer
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