Prince Aly Khan Hospital

Pulmonology

Pulmonology department provides comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment of the entire spectrum of respiratory disorders.

Department has, OPD’s inpatient facilities backed by the Intensive Medical Care Units and excellent Operation Theatre facilities for Thoracic Surgery.

Respiratory Medicine department serves to manage patients suffering from various disorders of lungs like Lung Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma and COPD, Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis, Acute Respiratory and Chronic Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Lung Cancers.

Pulmonology department is well backed up by excellent Radiology, Laboratory Services, Microbiology and Physiotherapy.

Facilities Available:

    • Pulmonary Function Laboratory
      Pulmonary function test laboratory perform spirometry, lung volume studies and diffusion lung capacities. This test is useful in diagnosing certain types of lung disorders but is most useful when assessing for obstructive lung diseases especially asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, restrictive lung disorders e.g. interstitial lung disease.
    • Bronchoscopy
      Bronchoscopy services include both diagnostic & therapeutic bronchoscopies. Bronchoscopy is an integral part of the diagnostic and therapeutic armamentarium of any modern pulmonology unit and we have a videobronchoscopy unit which enables high resolution imaging as well as performance of procedures such as Transbronchial lung biopsy, subcarinal and transtracheal Wang needle aspiration cytology.

The Department also has adult Fiberoptic Bronchoscope with video.

In addition to above facilities the Department offers following services:

    • Medical Intensive Care
      The department is responsible for the care of medical patients with critical illnesses such as severe community acquired pneumonia, ARDS and immuno-compromised hosts with respiratory failure.
    • Sleep Disorders
      Complete evaluation, education and treatment of patients with sleep disorders. This is done in collaboration with Neurologists, ENT Surgeons, psychologists and psychiatrists. Sleep apnea is associated with high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, heart attack, pulmonary hypertension, congestive heart failure, stroke, mental impairment and injury from accidents and is diagnosed by sleep study done by a chest physician. 

Meet our Doctors

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Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani

Consultant - Pulmonology
MBBS 1998, MD ( TUBERCULOSIS) 2002

Area of Interest:

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Tuberculosis, MDR & XDR Tuberculosis
  • Sleep related breathing disorder

Department:

Pulmonology

Consultation Timing:

Day Timings
Monday 10:0-0AM - 2:30PM Book Appointment
Friday 2:00PM- 6:30PM Book Appointment

Meet Our Doctors