Department of Pulmonary Medicine


Established in the year 2001, The Department of Pulmonary medicine is the speciality department of Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital & caters for the basic tertiary care referral services to advanced interventional pulmonary services and to the molecular research of pulmonary diseases

Why Pulmonary Medicine

  • The Department of Pulmonary medicine at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital is a sophisticated, state-of-the-art speciality department with an efficient team comprising of Specialized Doctors and allied healthcare staff.
  • Equipped with latest tools for diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders.
  • Aims to follow benchmark standards in the field of pulmonary medicine.
  • Training post graduates, interns, allied medical fields in pulmonary medicine.
  • Involved in scientific research and publications.
  • Disseminate and propagate awareness among the community.

Faculty / OPD Schedule

Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

Sl. No. Name Designation OP Days
1 Dr. Giridhar B.H Associate Professor Mon, Wed, Fri
2 Dr. Rajesh V Asst. Professor Tue, Thu, Sat
3 Dr. NandaKishore Baikunje Asst. Professor Mon, Wed, Fri
4 Dr. Firoz. A. Hakkim Sr. Resident Tue, Thu, Sat
5 Dr. Vikram Shetty Sr. Resident
6 Dr. Ganesh Pai Jr. Resident
7 Dr. Shabnam Jr. Resident


  • Spirometry
  • 6MWT (Six Minute Walk Test)
  • ABG (Arterial Blood Gas Analysis)
  • Skin Prick test (Allergy Skin Testing)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Flexible Bronchoscopy – Diagnostic and Therapeutic
  • Thoracoscopy – Diagnostic & Therapeutic
  • Ebus – Endobrochial Ultrasound
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • ICU Bronchoscopy
  • Complete Polysomnography (Sleep Study)
  • Thoracic Ultrasound / Guided Procedures
  • Pleural Aspiration / Biopsy
  • MDCT – Multidetector CT Scan - Thorax
  • CTPA – CT Pulmonary Angiogram
  • CT guided Lung Biopsy
  • CPAP Titration Study
  • Pleurodesis / Chest Tubes insertion
  • Chest Physiotherapy
  • Tobacco Cessation Clinic
  • DOTS
  • Intensive & Critical Care Unit
  • In – Patient Treatment