Pulmonologist in Delhi

Pulmonology is a subspecialty of internal medicine which is concerned with the diagnosis and management of conditions related to the respiratory system i.e. the lungs, thoracic cavity, upper airways, and the chest wall. Pulmonologists are the doctors who have specialized knowledge and practice in this field and treat a wide range of pulmonary disorders. Apollo Spectra, Delhi, has a team of the top pulmonologists in the country who deal with structural, infectious, neoplastic and inflammatory disorders of the lungs, airways and of the cardiovascular system

What are the causes of pulmonary or respiratory diseases?

Pulmonary diseases are the most commonly reported health problems across the globe. These respiratory diseases can occur due to many reasons. At Apollo Spectra, our pulmonologists have laid down some causes of diseases of the respiratory tract, which include-

  • Adverse climatic conditions
  • Breathing in excessive air pollution
  • Increased exposure to smoke and other highly toxic elements
  • Improper development of lungs during childhood or before birth
  • Presence of bacterial, viral or fungal infection in the respiratory tract
  • Low immune functioning
When should you see a pulmonologist?
Pulmonary diseases may be accompanied with a number of symptoms. These symptoms can hint towards both minor and major respiratory issues. Thus, it is advisable to see a pulmonologist immediately in case you experience any of the following symptoms-

  • A wheezing sound while breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • A persistent cough which may also be accompanied by mucus
  • Experiencing an uneasiness or a feeling of tightness in the chest
  • Coughing up blood
  • Throat ache or soreness
  • Change in voice
What pulmonary conditions are treated at Apollo Spectra, Delhi?

At Apollo Spectra, Delhi, we provide treatments for a wide range of respiratory diseases, including-

  • Acute Bronchitis: An infection of the airways which is often caused by a virus.
  • Asthma: A condition caused by allergies, infection or pollution which causes shortness of breathing, and wheezing due to inflammation of the airways.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): These are a group of lung conditions characterized by difficulty in breathing.
  • Emphysema: It is a condition in which air is trapped in the lungs due to lung damage.
  • Cystic fibrosis: This is a serious genetic condition which occurs as a result of poor clearance of mucus from the bronchi. The collected mucus cause recurring lung infections.
  • Pneumonia: It is a serious bacterial infection of the alveoli.
  • Tuberculosis: It is a chronic lung condition caused by bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It is often treated with a long course of antibiotics.
  • Pulmonary edema: Pulmonary edema is a condition in which fluid accumulates into the air sacs and the areas
  • surrounding it. The causes may include heart failure, a pressure in the lungs or a direct injury to the lungs.
    Lung cancer: Lung cancer is a chronic condition and can step up in any part of the lungs.
Why should you choose Apollo Spectra, Delhi for the treatment of pulmonary disorders?

At Apollo Spectra, Delhi, our team of pulmonologists have years of experience in treating a wide range of diseases and disorders concerning the respiratory organs of the body. We are equipped with the latest technology for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary issues and our doctors work with different departments to provide the best treatments for the most complex of pulmonary disorders.