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DEPARTMENT OF PULMONARY MEDICINE

 

Senior  Professor

Dr. K.C. Agarwal, HOD.

Dr. Vinod Joshi, Unit Head

Professor

Dr. Gopal Purohit

Associate Professor

Vacant

Vacant

Assistant Professor

Dr. Chena Ram Choudhary
Dr Sunil Vyas


Name of Doctor

Desg.

Address

Telephone No.

O.P.D. days

Endoscopy /minor procedure

Unit and Time

Dr. K.C. Agarwal

Senior Professor

 23, Ashok Nagar, Pal link road, Jodhpur
kailashagarwal42@yahoo.com

2633753/ 2752232 94141 – 29753

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday

BRONCHOSCOPY
Wednesday, Saturday
THORACOSCOPY
Thursday
MINOR PROCEDURES

Unit A 8am to 2pm

Dr. Vinod Joshi

Professor

112, Baldev Nagar , Jodhpur 
drjoshivinod@yahoo.com

98291-30779

Tuesday, Thursday

Unit B
8am to 2pm

Dr. Gopal Purohit

Professor

 82, infront shanty priya colony, B/H K.N. chest hospital cheergarh, Jodhpur
gopalpurohit@yahoo.com

94141-30965

Saturday, 2nd & 4th Sunday

Unit B 8am to 2pm 
Sunday 9am-11 am

Dr. Chena Ram Choudhary

Asstt. Prof.

 House No. 14 District shopping centre, kamla Nehru nagar, sector A, Jodhpur
dr.crchoudhary@gmail.com

94143 ­01661

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday

All days of the week

Unit A 8am to 2pm

Dr. Sunil Vyas

Asstt. Prof.

Plot No 92, Extension 7, New power house road , Jodhpur
vyasssunil@gmail.com

70234-35128

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

 

Unit A 8AM – 2Pm

MAIN ACHEIVEMENTS AND FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT

Achievements

1. Active participation in the RNTCP program.
2. Faculty members have attended ZTF/STF meetings for the RNTCP control program held at Goa & Ajmer.
3. Successfully organized 13th State Conference on Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases NCCP-RAJPULMOCON-2014  on 29th & 30th March 2014 at Dr S N Medical College , Jodhpur.
4. Dr. K. C. Agarwal has been appointed as Principal & Controller (officiating) of Dr S N Medical College, Jodhpur.
5. RNTCP sensitization program has been organized recently for the residents and faculty of medicine and surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology  and has been planned for the other clinical departments.
6. Dr. K. C. Agarwal was national Faculty in NAPCON-2013 held at Chennai & Presented a guest lecture on Overview of Silicosis.
7. Dr Shital Patil and Dr Deepak Singh stood first  in the Chest Challenge competition organized by ACCP(USA) and were selected for attending Chest Conference in Chicago (USA) and free ACCP membership .

8. Dr Deepu C C has got  certificate of recognition for his paper as an outstanding submission from ACCP

Facilities

  1. Special procedures like I.C.T.D, pleural aspiration and F.N.A.C for various lung diseases are regularly done here.
  2. About 350-450 Bronchoscopies are done every year.In 2013 - 415  bronchoscopies have been performed. Diagnostic Bronchoscopy is being performed every Wednesday and saturday.
  3. In 2013 -36 C-ARM guided TTNA & Transbronchial lung biopsies are done
  4. Medical Thoracoscopy is done for Plueral diseases (Thursday)
  5. Body Plethysmography has been installed
  6. In patient Deptt. – 150 bedded hospital with 4 wards, 3 cottage wards and 2 separate wards for the DOTS-Plus (MDR).
  7. Computerised  Spirometry is available and daily 6-8 spirometry is being performed for diagnosis and follow up.
  8. Central oxygen supply is available in the A  & C Ward of the hospital.

Recent Developments

Respiratory ICU has been sanctioned and is in process, very soon the RICU will be available to the public.
Separate OPD in Infectious Disease Hospital has been started
RNTCP Core committee meeting was held in Principal and controller office
All the four residents have completed and submitted their thesis to the university.

TEACHING SCHEDULE

- Weekly case presentations and seminars by residents on rotational basis.
- Case of the week/month routinely presented.
- Ward round teaching by the faculty on daily basis.
- Classes are held from 8-9am daily on weekdays.

-Dr K C Agarwal Elected as Chairman of ZTF (west Zone)
- Professor K C Agarwal was unanimously elected as President of the NCCP Rajasthan chapter. 
- Professor Vinod Joshi was elected as Secretary of  NCCP- Raj 
Timely organization of CME’s, Workshops and press conference on special days like 
- World ASTHMA day – 2nd Tuesday of May 
- World ANTITOBACCO day – 31st May 
- World TB day – 24 March, etc.

Research work

  • sleep disordered breathing in copd patients : a hidden co-morbidity
  • study of frequency & severity of pulmonary hypertension in copd patients
  • study of frequency & severity of pulmonary hypertension in copd patients
  • impact of pulmonary tuberculosis sequelae on functional status
  • Role of Thoracoscopy in undiagnosed pleural effusion
  • Pulmonary Functional status in silicosis patients
  • Prevalence of Pulmonary Hypertension in old treated pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • 2 year follow up and outcome of Cat IV in MDR Tuberculosis
Total Beds :  162
Patient load  in 2013
Indoor :  4558
Outdoor : 32709

Events

  1. Dr K C Agarwal (Sr.Prof. & HOD) has been appointed as ZTF (west Zone) chairman under RNTCP .
  2. PG CME was held under NCCP Rajasthan chapter at Dr S N Medical college Jodhpur in which all PG’s of dept. respiratory medicine of entire state participated.  PG quiz was also conducted in this CME in which Dr Deepu & Dr Shital patil stood first & second respectively.
  3. Two papers have also been selected for the CHEST Conference under ACCP to be held at Chicago.
  4. Dr Deepu has been awarded appreciation letter by the Principal of Dr S N M C Jodhpur on 26th January 2013.
  5. The 13th state conference RAJPULMOCON 2014 was successfully organized by the Dept. of Respiratory Medicine Dr S N M C Jodhpur on 29th & 30th March 2014

New facilities upgraded in the hospital

  1. One Pathologist has been posted to perform pathology investigations like cytology.
  2. one pharmacist for BPL & one for MNDY scheme has been appointed
  3. Autoanalyzer has been installed in the lab.
  4. Digital x-ray machine has been installed in the dept.
  5. Vacant post of nursing superintendent has been fulfilled by the appointment of S N Sharma.
  6. Free  meal facility for patients & companions has been started in hospital premises.
  7. Parking facility for patient & attenders were upgraded in the campus
  8. one pathology lab assistant & one X-RAY assistant were appointed
  9. New digital X-ray machine is installed for Indoor & Emergency  patients  

 

Medical Department
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