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  • Education
  • Past Positions
  • Skills / Expertise
  • Publications
  • Research Presentations
  • Memberships
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Bio

Education

  • MBBS — Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University, Hyderabad (1986) — First Class in all subjects , Distinction in 4 subjects
  • MD (TB and Chest Disease) — Osmania Medical College, University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada (1992)

Past Positions

  • House Surgeon, Gandhi Medical College (July 1986 – June 1987)
  • Senior House Surgeon, Dept of TB & Chest Diseases, Chest Hospital, Hyderabad (July 1987 – Dec 1988)
  • Registrar, Dept of Chest Medicine, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman (Affiliated to The Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh) (Aug 1993 – Dec 1994)
  • The Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh) (Aug 1993 – Dec 1994)
  • Assistant Professor, Professor & Vice Principal, Deccan College of Medical
  • Sciences, Hyderabad (Dec 1994 – Dec 1999, Jan 2003 – Jan 2004)
  • Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Owaisi Hospital & Research Centre, Hyderabad

Skills / Expertise

  • Management of all respiratory conditions like COPD, asthma, lung cancer, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, sleep disorder, occupational lung diseases etc.
  • Lung function tests, DLCO and TLCO testing.
  • Video bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Clinic with Split Night PSG,
  • Thoracic imaging including CT scanning, MR scanning, radionuclide imaging including lung ventilation/perfusion, isotope bone scanning and inhaled DTPA measurement and ultrasound imaging.

Publications

  • Understanding Mechanical Ventilation (ed 2); ISBN: 978-1-84882-868-1, DOI: 1007/978-1-84882-869-8; ©Springer Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York
  • Handbook of Blood Gas/Acid-base Interpretation; ISBN: 978-1-84000-333-0, DOI: 1007/978-1-84000-334-7; ©Springer - Verlag, London, Limited 2009
  • Understanding Mechanical Ventilation (ed1); ISBN: 81-250-2524-3; Orient Longman Private Limited 2003, 2006

Research & Presentations

  • Disseminated strongyloidiasis, inaugural edition of Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (1999)
  • Multinodular goiter compressing trachea following open heart surgery. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2006; 14:416-417
  • Tracheoplastica ostopathica presenting as hemoptysis in a young male. Indian J Chest Dis and Allied Sc. 2010
  • Non invasive ventilation, Review article, Theme book of Indian Soc of Crit Care Med: Criticare 2010
  • Nocardia and mycobacterium fortuitum infection in a case of lipoid pneumonia
  • Respiratory Medicine — CME; doi:10.1016/j.rmedc.2010.09.001, 2010 Elsevier Ltd.
  • Correlation of clinical profiles with obstructive sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome, sleep and breathing; Accepted for publication 17 Dec 2010, Springer

Memberships

  • Member, European Respiratory Society
  • Former Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Former Member, Editorial Board, Chest (India)
  • Member, Indian Chest Society
  • Member, Tuberculosis Association of Andhra Pradesh
  • Member, Indian Sleep Society
  • Member, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Fellow, College of Cardiologists and Chest Physicians

Awards & Recognition

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