Chest Specialist

Dr. D. K. Pandey has an unparalleled track record and is ranked as one of the best cardiologists in Gurgaon. With a MBBS and an MD in Chest Disease, Dr. Pandey has also associated himself with leading hospitals in India and abroad.

Dr. Pandey can collaborate with the patient’s primary healthcare provider and can also work as a part of a comprehensive team depending on the aliment. Dr. Pandey is well-trained in the specialties of critical care, sleep medicines and pulmonary.

When do you need to see a pulmonologist?

If you are or have been suffering from any abnormal symptoms, you certainly need to meet your primary doctor, who after a series of tests might refer you to a pulmonologist. Some of the reasons are:

  • When you have difficulty when breathing
  • Have unexplained and persistent cough
  • If you cough up blood or mucus regularly
  • If you are addicted to smoking
  • If you have recently had severe weight loss
  • Unable to exercise due to severe breathing problem.

Pulmonologists often use various procedures to determine the lung or chest related diagnosis. Some of the tests that can performed are

  • A CT Scan to get the detailed images of the bones, the muscles and the blood vessels in the chest
  • A chest fluoroscopy
  • Chest Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulse Oximetry Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Study

Some of the common pulmonary conditions that are treated by Dr. Pandey include COPD, abnormal chest X rays, CT scans, asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. Patients can also undergo diagnosis and treatment for various ailments like insomnia, restless legs and sleep apnea.

Dr. Pandey also provides inpatient pulmonary and critical care services for patients at consulting hospitals.