Almas Hospital


Pulmonology Department is proud to provide comprehensive care for both inpatients and outpatients with a variety of lung and respiratory disorders. We have a team of highly qualified, board-certified physicians that are well versed in respiratory disorders. The pulmonology department at Almas is directed by a team of pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons with extensive expertise in the field that is one of the best in Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala, India. Our Pulmonology Department is overseen by members of our faculty and qualified pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons. These professionals primarily deal with issues with the respiratory system, which includes the sinuses, mouth, nose, throat, voice box, diaphragm, lungs, and windpipe.

We have all of the latest technology in our Pulmonology Department to treat and evaluate patients with thoracic disorders, including blood tests, X-rays, computed tomography scans (CT scans), Spirometry, and Bronchoscopy. The team of highly trained specialists has extensive expertise with delicate treatments such as pulmonary hygiene, biopsy, and Airway Ablation. As a full-service hospital, Almas Hospital Pulmonology Department offers all of the programs, services, and specialties you would expect to find at the best hospitals in the country. The whole Pulmonology Department at Almas Hospital is committed to providing the best possible clinical assessments, diagnoses, and medications.

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With the most up-to-date medical technology at their disposal, the top pulmonologists at Almas’ Pulmonology Department can perform advanced diagnostic tests to pinpoint the source of any respiratory issue. A complete treatment program is provided for patients suffering from both common and difficult respiratory disorders that affect the lungs, trachea, internal airways, and chest areas of their bodies. The pulmonologists at Almas are the best in Kerala, India who use less invasive methods to alleviate post-operative anxiety and speed up the healing process for their patients. We have a well-trained and experienced group of pulmonologists who treat respiratory difficulties of all kinds, from infectious and structural to inflammatory and tumorous in origin. Within the Department of Pulmonology, there are clinics dedicated to treating chest and asthma disorders, tuberculosis, and lung cancer. It provides patients with Bronchoscopy, Pleural Biopsy, Lung Functions, as well as invasive and non-invasive ventilation. Modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment such as a bronchoscope, pleural biopsy needle, CPAP machine, BiPAP machine, VPAP machine, and mechanical ventilators are available at our facility.

Services Offered

Almas Hospital’s pulmonology services are intended to accommodate both common and complex medical issues, allowing patients to make use of the complete range of available treatments in Kottakkal India. Oncologists, neurologists, and urologists all work together with pulmonary experts to ensure that the patient's diagnosis and treatment are accurate.

The following are some of the services offered by the division:

  • Inpatient treatment facility for patients with respiratory failure, with non-invasive ventilation and mechanical ventilatory support
  • Assessment of pre-op fitness for patients with respiratory illness
  • Intercostal tube insertion
  • Bronchoscopy intubation for difficult airway cases
  • Smoking cessation- counseling and Pharmacotherapy
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation program for chronic lung diseases
  • Evaluation and treatment of occupational lung diseases
  • Comprehensive management of tuberculosis
  • Allergic treatment
  • COPD

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Q. What is the role of a pulmonologist?

A pulmonologist is a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system. Whether your ailment is related to the lungs or any other area of the respiratory system, you should consult with a pulmonologist who can help you find a solution to your condition.

Q. What Types of Conditions Do Pulmonologists Treat?

Pulmonologists are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of illnesses, including respiratory system infections and life-threatening disorders. Some of the ailments that pulmonologists at Almas deal with regularly are as follows:

  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Sleep apnea

Q. When Do I seek a Pulmonologist?

A pulmonologist may be recommended by your primary care physician if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe asthma
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Breathing difficulties or wheezing
  • Occurrences of dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Stiffness or discomfort in the chest
  • Sleep disorder
  • Pulmonologists are also consulted when patients get specific types of critical         care in the hospital
Our Doctors

Our Distinguished Team of Caring Physicians

Our Pulmonology Clinic is led by the best pulmonologist in Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala, India, who are specialists in their field:

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Dr. Shahna P S

Consultant Pulmonologist
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Dr. Harshad Azeem E.K

Consultant Interventional Pulmonology
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Dr. Riyaz Moideen

Consultant Pulmonologist

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