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Department of Pulmonary Medicine

The Department serves patients with chest diseases not only tuberculosis but also COPD, asthma, ILD, lung cancer, Pneumonias etc. There are separate tuberculous and non tuberculous wards with central oxygen supply. Facilities like Nebulization, ICTD, PFT with CO diffusion capacity, FOB, NIV, IV , Pleural biopsy are available. Treatment for MDR tuberculosis is given under RNTCP PG courses DTCD started in 1978 & MD degree in 1983. Regularly conducting CMEs. Presenting papers and case reports in state & national conferences. Publishing papers in journals.

Professor : Dr. K.Sailaja MD.,

Associate professor : Dr.A.S.Sreekanth MD

Assistant professors:

Dr.H. Naga sreedhar rao MD., &

Dr.P. Ajoy kumar MD

Department initially started as Tuberculosis hospital in Govt General hospital Kurnool. Opened by the then chief minister SRI Neelam Sanjeeva reddy garu in 1959. The name changed to TB & Chest diseases and later as pulmonary medicine. The department was headed by eminent professors

1 Dr. Brahmananda rao MD.,
2 DR. A.B.Ramachandra reddy MBBS, TDD.
3 Dr. Laxmana Chari MBBS , TDD.
4 Dr. Tippanna MD.,
5 DR. T.Ramarao MD.,TDD.
6 Dr. T.Sreenivasulu MD.
7 Dr. D.Babu Rao MD,DTCD.
8 Dr. G.Kullayappa MD.
9 Dr. M.Vijaya Bhaskar MD., DTCD.
10 Dr. H.Krishna murthy MD., DTCD.






 
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