Pulmonology (Lungs Specialist) Pulmonology (Lungs Specialist)

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Pulmonologists or lungs specialists are physicians who specialize in the respiratory system. From the windpipe to the lungs, if your complaint involves any part of breathing in oxygen and breathing out carbon dioxide, a pulmonologist is the doctor you want to solve the problem.

Dr. Vivek Gundappa

Lungs Specialist

How can a Pulmonologist help you?

Pulmonologists work with patients facing serious or chronic breathing problems. While primary care doctors can handle mild or short-term conditions, such as those caused by a cold or respiratory infection, you’ll need to see a pulmonologist to diagnose, treat and manage more complex illnesses that primarily affect the lungs like respiratory failure, asthma, bronchitis and infectious diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis, etc.

If you’re struggling with respiratory disease, accurate diagnosis is the first step. A pulmonologist uses procedures such as spirometry, bloodwork, chest X-rays, CT scans, bronchoscopies and sleep studies to diagnose chronic lung disease. Once you have a diagnosis, a pulmonologist will create a treatment plan. A pulmonologist will use medications, therapies and pulmonary rehabilitation & surgery if needed to help you return to wellness.

Consulting a pulmonologist for Covid-19

With the global spread of coronavirus disease, it is extremely important that we get the required medical attention if we experience any symptoms of COVID-19. This includes early flu symptoms such as a fever, cough, headache, and fatigue, amongst other symptoms. The COVID-19 disease is an infection that affects the respiratory system primarily, which is why a mild or severe cough should be reported to a doctor, such as a general physician or respiratory specialist. Consider getting the RT PCR test at home if you experience any of the above-mentioned symptoms.

When do you need to consult a pulmonologist?

If you’re suffering from any of the following symptoms you need to have an online consultation with a lung specialist right away-

  • Have diffic ulty breathing, especially while exercising
  • Chest pain or tightness
  • Have a persistent cough
  • Regularly cough up blood or mucus
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting
  • Fatigue & Wheezing
  • Recurring or chronic bronchitis or colds that impact your respiratory system
  • Asthma that isn’t well-controlled, or has unidentified triggers
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What is the procedure for online Pulmonologist consultation?

To book online Lungs Specialist consultation via video call click the ‘Book Video Consultation’ button or download the DocPulse app. This app is available for both Apple and Android phones. Once you have done that the process is as follows-

1. Select a Doctor

From the list of doctors provided, choose a particular lungs specialist that you want to consult with.

2. Book Video Consultation

You will be taken to a page where you can see the schedule of the particular Pulmonologist and the free sessions available. Depending on your convenience, select a time slot for the appointment.

3. Enter Patient Details

You will be shown a form to fill up. Please fill the form with accurate information about the patient so that the doctor has complete clarity before starting the session and submit it along with payment of consultation fees.

4. Consult the Pulmonologist

During your appointment, the doctor will perform a thorough examination by asking specific questions and requesting you to perform some actions. Based on your response to their exam the doctor will prescribe the right medicines to ease your problem or will advise you regarding the further steps that need to be taken.

5. Follow Up

After you finish the course prescribed by the doctor, you can set up a follow-up appointment in order to ascertain that your problem has been solved and also ask further queries to the doctor.

Why choose Amazing Care Specialist Clinics Online Pulmonologist Consultation?

  • Amazing Care Specialist Clinics has a heavily vetted panel of top-notch Pulmonologist doctors. The panel brings together global- ly trained and recognised doctors from diverse sub-specialities to ensure patients are given the best of opinions, no matter the underlying medical condition.
  • The robust technology empowering the Amazing Care Specialist Clinics sets it apart by providing reliable high-quality video consultation. That way patients can clearly communicate their ailments and get an accurate diagnosis. The plat- form facilitates forming a unique personal connection with the doctors, something that’s missing in other virtual medical assistance solutions, thus making it 10x more effective.
  • With Amazing Care Specialist Clinics, you can avoid the unnecessary time, expense and physical contact travelling, in waiting rooms, etc and get the right treatment from the comfort of your home, making the whole experience safe for both doctors and patients.
  • Our rigorous back-end system makes sure all patient details are stored safely and our sensitive doctors ensure your consultations will be private and secure with complete discretion wherever necessary.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are your online doctors qualified?

Yes, Amazing Care Specialist Clinics has rigorously vetted the doctors on the platform, so you needn’t worry about their credibility or the quality of their care. Our team manually verifies necessary documents, registrations, and certifications for every doctor.

Is the prescription availed through online consultation valid?

Yes, prescriptions given through Amazing Care Specialist Clinics Video Consultation are valid and compliant with the Electronic Health Records standards of India.

Will I get a refund if the doctor doesn’t respond?

Of course, you will get a refund in the unlikely case where Amazing Care Specialist Clinics is unable to set up the pulmonologist consul- tation for you.