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

Education

  • MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore (2004)
  • Internship - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute affiliated hospitals, Bangalore (2005)
  • DNB (Respiratory Medicine) – Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore (2010)
  • International Medical Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK (2016

Past Positions

  • Speciality Registrar (International Medical Fellow), Department of Respiratory Medicine, Basildon University Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon Essex, UK (Sep 2014 – Sep 2016)
  • Consultant Pulmonologist, Fortis Hospital, Bangalore (Apr 2012 – Aug 2014)
  • Consultant and Assistant Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry (Mar 2011 – Mar 2012)
  • Faculty Tutor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore (Mar 2010 – Feb 2011)
  • Registrar Post Graduate (DNB, Respiratory Medicine), Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore (Feb 2007 – Feb 2010)
  • Senior House Surgeon, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore (Feb 2006 – Dec 2006)

Skills / Expertise

  • Fiberoptic videobronchoscopy – diagnostic bronchoscopy including endobronchial and transbronchial lung biopsy
  • EBUS TBNA – Radial, Linear and EUS(B) FNA. Done more than 200 EBUS
  • Medical thoracoscopy – both semirigid and rigid
  • Sleep reporting – over 300 sleep studies (Overnight Oxymetry and Embletta studies), Pulmonary Physiology and Sleep Lab, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon, Essex, UK
  • Advanced Pulmonary Function Testing including diffusion capacity, MIP, MEP and Bronchoprovocation test
  • Thoracic ultrasound to identify the structures and diagnose pneumothorax, pleural effusion and plan guided drain or thoracocentesis. Over 500 USG guided thoracic procedures
  • Intercostal chest drain – Seldinger as well as surgical drains. Put more than 300 USG guided Seldinger chest drains during fellowship
  • Indwelling pleural catheter insertion
  • Lung cancer diagnostic interventions (EBUS) and intervention pulmonology
  • Interstitial Lung Disease including sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Medicine (Diagnosis and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea)

Publications

  • Nishant Sinha, Muhammad Tufail, Odiri Eneje, Syed Abbas, Bernard Yung, Kanwar Pannu, Dipak Mukherjee. Endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) reduces time for diagnosis of lung cancer if used as the initial diagnostic test of choice. Eur Respir J 2016; 48: Suppl. 60, 2808
  • Nishant Sinha, Vivek Padegal, Satish Satya Narayana, H K Santosh. Pulmonary cement embolization after vertebroplasty, an uncommon presentation of pulmonary embolism: A case report and literature review; Lung India 2015 Nov- Dec; 32 (6): 602-604
  • Nishant Sinha, Vivek Padegal, Deepthi Jermely, Satish Satyanarayana, H K Santosh. Endobronchial ultrasound guided needle aspiration of a paraspinal mass with prior failed multiple diagnostic interventions: A case report and literature review. Lung India 2014 Oct-Dec; 31 (4): 401-403
  • Sangeeth Kumar Kasilingam, Nishant Sinha, Vivekanand Kambar, Manjunath B Govindagoudar. Mediastinal tubercular lymph node eroding into pericardium causing acute pyopericardium and cardiac tamponade. Tropical Doctor 2014; 44 (2): 114-5
  • Jackin Moses R, Nishant Sinha, Madhusmita M, Kisku K H, Manjiri P. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis without hemoptysis in an adult: A rare presentation. International Journal of Case Reports and Images 2014; 5 (3): 230-234
  • Nishant Sinha, D J Christopher, John Jude, Prince James, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore. Prospective study of infectious bacterial aetiology in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a tertiary care hospital in South India. Poster in European Respiratory Society Annual Congress 2010, Barcelona, Spain; http://f1000research.com/posters/579
  • Nishant Sinha, D J Christopher, Balamugesh T, Prince James, Richa Gupta; Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore. Intrapleural tranexemic acid for life-threatening hemothorax – case series of successful treatment; Poster presentation, NAPCON, 2008, Lucknow, India

Research & Presentations

Memberships

  • European Respiratory Society
  • World Association of Bronchology and Intervention Pulmonology
  • General Medical Council

Awards & Recognition

Short-Biography

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