Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital

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(An Autonomous Post-Graduate Institute)
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi

Tahirpur, Delhi - 110093


School of Pulmonology

The Department of Pulmonology is a teaching department of RGSSH and a premier referralcentre for complex lung disorders in Delhi. We receive referrals from all corners of Delhi andoffer state-of-the-art services to address the growing demand for specialized care due to the rising prevalence of lung disorders in the area.In recognition of our commitment to excellence,the department was officially elevated to the status of the School of Pulmonology by the Hon’ble Health Minister of Delhi on 15th January 2019.

The School of Pulmonology currently operates an outpatient department (OPD) where weserve between 120 to 150 patients per day. Our OPD caters exclusively to referred patientsfrom other Delhi Government Hospitals. Additionally, we have expanded our services toinclude in-patient care with a 61-bedded Pulmonology ward and a 9-bedded Respiratory ICUequipped with state-of-the-art ventilator facilities. Our facilities also house an advancedPulmonary Function Laboratory and Sleep Laboratory. We are actively engaged in variousresearch projects in collaboration with prestigious organizations like Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

At the School of Pulmonologyin RGSSH, we offer referral services and have the latest bronchoscopy equipment and anendobronchial ultrasound system (EBUS).We have recently introduced Rapid-On-Site-Examination (ROSE) services to enhance diagnostic accuracy, arareoffering in the Delhi region. Moreover, our department houses a Respiratory Intensive Care Unit (RICU) that specializes in critical Pulmonology cases. We provide both invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, advanced bedside monitoring with a centralized monitoringstation,portable bronchoscopy ,point-of-care ultrasound service (POCUS),andan Automated Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Our Pulmonology OPD is equipped to provide emergency nebulization,andwehaveadedicated patient education centre. We offer specialized clinics for patients with Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILDs),Allergic Broncho-pulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA),and Pulmonary embolism.The Pulmonology wards arealsoequipped with bedside POCUS facilities,and eachbed is monitored through our central monitoring station. We also have a dedicated facility in the ward for Inter costal Chest tube drainage and pleurodesis.

Our Pulmonary FunctionTesting (PFT) centre offers comprehensive diagnostic services under one roof, including lung volume studies, diffusion capacity measurements, airway resistance assessments (Impulse Oscillometry),and Cardio pulmonary exercise testing (CPET).Furthermore, our Sleep centre provides overnight polysomnography for diagnostic purposes and titration studies for sleep-disordered breathing.

It’s worth noting that this cutting-edge equipment and level of care makes it unique among Delhi Government Hospitals.Manypatientsfrom Delhi have already experienced the benefits of our services, and RGSSH stands ready to continue meeting their specialized health careneeds for respiratory disorders.

In keeping with itsmandatefor providing quality training for post graduate doctors in respiratory diseases, DNB Respiratory Medicine course was started with first batch in 2023 with annualin take of 3 candidates per year.


(Dr. Vikas Dogra)

Assistant Professor &
Head, School of Pulmonology
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Medicine),
D.M. (Pulmonary Medicine)

(Dr. Kunal Luthra)

Assistant Professor (Pulmonology)
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Respiratory Medicine),       

(Dr. Tarushi Sharma)

Assistant Professor (Pulmonology)
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Respiratory Medicine),

OPD Timings

Monday to Friday, 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Saturday:- 08:00 Am to 01:00 PM

Room No. 06 and 07, Ground Floor of Block 6