The OPD of Respiratory Medicine is located in Building No.1 on the ground floor. The Department is located in Building No.1 on 4th floor. Male & Female wards of Respiratory Medicine are located in Building No. 1 on 3rd floor. The Pulmonary Medicine wards have 40 beds in one unit. Intensive Respiratory Care Unit is in Building No. 2 on 3rd floor.
The Respiratory Medicine Department primarily evaluates and treats people with diseases of the lungs such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, tuberculosis sleep-disordered breathing, interstitial lung diseases, cystic fibrosis, occupational lung diseases including exposure to fumes, dusts, metals and various chemicals, chronic respiratory diseases due to tobacco smoke and household biomass fuel smoke exposure. In addition to in-patients and IRCU patients, OPDs are conducted daily. The department is well equipped with Computerized Spirometry, Fibre-optic bronchoscopy, Skin Prick Allergen testing, Rigid Thoracoscopy, Polysomnography, Body Polysomnography & Diffusion studies. These are done regularly for proper diagnostic evaluation & treatment of patients wherever indicated.
The department also has a well staffed DMC (Designated microscopy centre) & DOTS centre under the Revised National TB Control Programme.