What Is a Pulmonologist?

A pulmonologist diagnoses diseases of respiratory system like lungs and related organs which helps in breathing. For cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms, you might need a pulmonologist.


Pulmonologists check the respiratory system and their diseases. The respiratory system includes:

  • Mouth and nose
  • Sinuses
  • Throat (pharynx)
  • Voice box (larynx)
  • Windpipe (trachea)
  • Bronchial tubes
  • Lungs
  • Diaphragm
Problems that Pulmonologists Treat?

Following are the lungs problems which the pulmonologist treat:

  • Asthma and Allergy
  • COPD
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung cancer
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Tuberculosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • COVID-19 pneumonia
Diagnosis of Lung Diseases.

Pulmonologists use following tests to know lung problem you have.

  • Blood tests.
  • Bronchoscopy.
  • X-rays.
  • CT scan
  • Spirometry
What Kind of Procedures Done by Pulmonologists ?
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • EBUS
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test(PFT)
  • Polysomnography
When you See a Pulmonologist

If you have symptoms such as:

  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Wheezing
  • Dizziness
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe tiredness
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis

In my opinion, one of the best pulmonologist in Delhi NCR is Dr. Neetu Jain. Doctor Jain is a qualified professional having MBBS from Govt. medical college, Nagpur, a post-graduation in Internal Medicine from Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre. She also has European Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (EDRM). She is a Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP). She is also a fellow of Indian society of critical care medicine. Currently, she is working as Senior Consultant in Department of Pulmonary, Critical care and Sleep Medicine for last 3 year in PSRI Super Specialty Hospital Press enclave Marg, Sheikh Sarai New Delhi. She is dedicated to the field of medicine and helping for the betterment of people from last 17 years. She along with the keen interest of Treating patients with passion she also teaches the upcoming Pumonolgist s to share her experience with them.This makes is the Best Pulmonologist in Delhi NCR.

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