Pulmonary medicine is a subspecialty of internal medicine that focusses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions that affect the lungs and respiratory tract. Fortis Hospitals holds the status of having some of the best pulmonologists in Kolkata with years of expertise making us undoubtedly one of the best lung speciality hospital in Kolkata.
The Pulmonology Department at Fortis, with its team of some of the best pulmonologists in Kolkata, renders bronchoscopy services, both flexible and rigid. The department is well known for its competent work in interventional bronchoscopy, especially Trans-Bronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)/biopsies, endobronchial electro surgery procedures, balloon bronchoplasty and stenting.
Pleuroscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopic procedures add to another field of the proficiency of the department. The Pulmonology Department is also equipped with Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) facility. The department utilises all the latest and modern tools for bronchoscopic diagnosis.
The department also consists of a specialised sleep laboratory and conducts multiple sleep studies for patients with diseases and conditions related to obesity hypoventilation syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea, day time sleepiness and snoring disorders. We also have a dedicated team of some of the best paediatric pulmonologists in Kolkata who specialise in all pulmonary issues in children.