Ever changing climate conditions and increasing air pollution is causing increasing incidents of respiratory system related infections and diseases. Many a times, we suffer from various respiratory or commonly known as breathing problems due to various issues. At Meditrina Pulmonology Centre, we provide a range of diagnostic and treatment solutions for conditions like asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and other severe chest or respiratory difficulties for children and adults. This Centre of Excellence at our tertiary referral centre in Meditrina Hospital is open for local, domestic and international patients from all walks of life. Our specialist team can handle any respiratory, lung or sleep disorder problems. The department has successfully treated critically ill patients with severe COPD, Asthma, Pneumonia and ARDS with Type1 & 2 respiratory failure with NIV and Mechanical Ventilation. Fiber optic bronchoscopy is available for diagonostic and therapeutic purpose. The unit also provides domiciliary care services including home ventilation, CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Therapy and LTOT (Long Term Oxygen Therapy). Post Covid management is also being provided. Adult vaccination, including influenza and pneumococal, are being given as per guidelines. Pulmonory rehabilitation services are available for patients with resperatory disease, as an attempt for improvement of quality of life for the patient.

Facilities & Services

Asthma and Respiratory allergic disorders

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Tuberculosis (TB)

Cystic Fibrosis

Lung Cancer


Pulmonary Edema

Chronic respiratory or ventilatory failure

Pneumonia and other infections

Sleep Disorders


Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Restless Leg Syndrome



Non invasive ventilation and CPAP therapy

Management of patients with haemoptysis

Bronchoscopy Diagnostic and Therapeutic

Lung Biopsy

Pleural Biopsy

Pulmonary function test (Spirometry)

Sleep study (Polysomnography)

6-minute walk test

Thoracic ultrasound and Thoracocentesis

CT guided Lung or Pleural Biopsy

Pleural aspiration and catheter placement

Pre & Post Operative Pulmonary Assessment



Here are some of the doctors in this department.


Dr. Divya Jayan
Consultant Pulmonologist