Pulmonologist in Andheri

Pulmonologist in SBS Hospital Andheri

Dr. Indu Bubna is a pulmonologist in Andheri with over 15 years of experience in the field of respiratory medicine. Dr. Indu Bubna specializes in allergies, asthma, COPD, MDR-TB, pulmonary infections, sleep apnea, and all lung diseases.

She has expertise in carrying out procedures such as Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, and Pleural tapping. Dr. Bubna does allergy testing as well as sleep studies. She completed her Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons Mumbai in 2007 and MD - Pulmonary Medicine from Odessa State University in 2002. Dr. Indu Bubna has been awarded as Best Doctors in Mumbai in Pulmonary Medicine-2020 by Outlook India. Dr. Indu Bubna is also awarded as Best Pulmonologist in Mumbai by ThreeBest Rated in the years 2020 and 2021. She has been awarded as The Most Trusted Lung Specialist in Mumbai -2021 and she is a member of various associations like the European Society of Respiratory Medicine, the Indian Chest Society, The Chest Council of India, The Indian Medical Association, and the Malad Medical Association which really makes her a skilled pulmonologist. She currently practices at various locations in Mumbai, one of them being in Andheri, SBS Hospital, Dhananjay Apartment, C Wing, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra- 400053. The contact number for appointments with Dr. Indu Bubna is 9920071302.

What Conditions Does Dr. Indu Bubna Treat?

Allergies, asthma, COPD, pulmonary infections, Bronchitis, COPD, Tuberculosis, sleep apnea, etc, are all diseases treated by pulmonologists. They also conduct tests to determine the origins of symptoms such as shortness of breath and recurrent coughing. Pulmonologists also treat sleep apnea and do lung function tests.

Why Do People Need To Visit A Pulmonologist?

Pulmonologists perform and interpret one or more tests to discover the etiology of lung-related disorders in patients who need further examination. Pulmonologists specialize in the following tests:

  • PFT (Pulmonary Function Test): A breathing test that determines how effectively your lungs perform.
  • CT Scan: Produces comprehensive pictures of the muscles, bones, organs, and blood arteries in the chest.
  • Fluoroscopy of the Chest: An X-ray that generates a sequence of pictures that are streamed together to form a video that indicates how well your lungs are working.
  • Chest ultrasound: Examines the organs and tissues of the chest. The pulse oximetry test determines the degree of oxygen saturation in your blood.
  • Bronchoscopy: A procedure that examines your airway to see whether there are any abnormalities with the trachea, lower airways, throat, or larynx.
  • Pleural Biopsy: A small piece of tissue is removed from the pleura (the membrane that surrounds your lungs) to screen for illness or infection.
  • Thoracentesis is a procedure in which a doctor extracts a fluid sample from the area surrounding your lungs to check for illness or infection.
  • Chest Tube: A tube that is used to remove air and/or fluid from the area surrounding your lungs.
  • Sleep Study: Aids in the diagnosis of sleep problems such as sleep apnea.

Lung & Chest Medical Conditions

Furthermore, persons who have been diagnosed with any of the following medical disorders should seek expert therapy from a pulmonologist:

  • Asthma: A condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus.
  • Bronchiectasis: (inflammation and excess mucus)
  • Bronchitis: (inflamed lower airways)
  • COPD: (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a lung condition that causes airflow obstruction.
  • Emphysema: (damaged alveoli in the lungs)
  • Interstitial lung diseases: (affects the space and tissue within the lung)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing slows or stops while sleeping.

Dr. Indu Bubna a TB specialist and pulmonologist in Andheri, provides specialized TB care. She offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis, extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and drug-resistant tuberculosis. She practices at SBS Hospital, Dhananjay Apartment, C Wing, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra- 400053. Consultation timings at her clinic is 9 am to 9 pm. To schedule an appointment, call 9920071302.