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DEPARTMENT OF PULMONARY MEDICINE


Senior  Professor

Dr. K.C. Agarwal, HOD.

Dr. Gopal Purohit, unit head

Professor

Vacant

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
Friday

 

MINOR PROCEDURES

All days of the week

Unit A 8am to 2pm Sunday 9am-11 am

Dr. Gopal Purohit

Senior Professor

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

94141-30965

Tuesday, Thursday, 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

Unit A 8am to 2pm Sunday 9am-11 am

Dr. Sunil Vyas

Asstt. Prof.

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

70234-35128

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 2nd & 4th Sunday

Unit B 8AM – 2Pm Sunday 9am-11 am

MAIN ACHEIVEMENTS AND FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT

Achievements

1. Active participation in the RNTCP program.

2. Successfully organized ZTF meetings for the RNTCP control program held at Jodhpur in December, 2014.

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-2014 held at Agra & Presented a guest lecture on Overview of Silicosis.

7. Dr. Mohan J, Dr. Naresh Kumar and Dr. Kailash Sharma were selected for zonal level of national young chest scientist award 2014.

8. Dr. Sunil Vyas has been awarded with MNAMS degree.

9. Two papers have been published by Dr. Sunil Vyas “Interferon gamma release assay and tuberculin skin test positivity in sarcoidosis” in Lung India and “Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis- A series of two cases” in Journal of clinical and diagnostic research.

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

11.  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 .

Facilities

  1. Special procedures like I.C.T.D, pleural aspiration and F.N.A.C for various lung diseases are regularly done here. in 2014 – 902 minor OT procedures have been performed.
  2. About 450- 550 Bronchoscopies are done every year. In 2014 - 543  bronchoscopies have been performed. Diagnostic Bronchoscopy is being performed every Wednesday and saturday.
  3. In 2014 -39 C-ARM guided TTNA & Transbronchial lung biopsies are done
  4. Medical Thoracoscopy is done for Plueral diseases (Thursday). in 2014 – 14 thoracoscpies have been done
  5. Body Plethysmography has been installed and functioning well
  6. Electrocautery facility for Bronchoscopic procedures is available since Jan 2015
  7. In patient Deptt. – 150 bedded hospital with 4 wards, 3 cottage wards and 2 separate wards for the DOTS-Plus (MDR).
  8. Respiratory ICU(4 beds) has been started.(Non Invasive Ventillation only)
  9. Computerised  Spirometry is available and daily 10-12 spirometry is being performed for diagnosis and follow up.
  10. Central oxygen supply is available in the A  & C Ward of the hospital.

Recent Developments

  1. New flexible bronchoscope with Narrow Band Imaging Technology has been sanctioned and will be available shortly in department
  2. Oxygen line with suction facility for the whole hospital has been sanctioned
  3. Separate OPD in Infectious Disease Hospital has been started
  4. RNTCP Core committee meeting was held in Principal and controller office
  5. All the four final year 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
  • impact of pulmonary tuberculosis sequelae on functional status
  • Role of Thoracoscopy in undiagnosed pleural effusion
  • Pulmonary Functional status in silicosis patients
  • Pulmonary Hypertension in adequately treated Pulmonary Tuberculosis under RNTCP with residual lesion.
  • Outcome (Cure, Default, Death and Failure rate) of Cat IV in MDR Tuberculosis under RNTCP.
Total Beds :  168

Patient load  in 2014

Indoor :  4856

Outdoor : 35685

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
  10. 38 Nursing staff have been appointed from Dr. S N M C, Jodhpur.

 

Medical Department
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