Dr. N Bala Krishna
Consultant - Pulmonology
Dr. N Bala Krishna is a consultant pulmonologist in Aster Ramesh Hospitals.
He has done MD & FIP and has undergone dedicated training and acquired the skills to perform basic and advanced bronchoscopy, which includes flexible bronchoscopy, transbronchial lung biopsy, endobronchial biopsy, endobronchial ultrasound (linear & radial), pleuroscopy, foreign body extraction, interventions such as airway stent placements, electrocautery, dilation, and glue therapy.
He has undergone extensive training in the management of sleep disorders, such as level 1 polysomnography and other levels of sleep study, positive airway pressure therapy in OSA, COPD, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, neuromuscular disorders, and other sleep-disordered breathing disorders.
Dr. Viswesvaran Balasubramanian has hands-on experience in other ICU-related procedures such as critical care ultrasound and echocardiography, percutaneous tracheostomy, mini tracheostomy, central venous cannulation, arterial lines, advanced airways, cardiac output studies, right heart catheterization, advanced mechanical ventilatory strategies including APRV, HFOV prone ventilation, and single lung ventilation strategies.
He is also skilled in the use of noninvasive ventilator strategies and high-flow nasal cannula. Additionally, he underwent vigorous training in the management of critically ill medical and surgical patients with a special focus on obstetric critical care.
He underwent special training in the management of allergic disorders and ABPA with hands-on training in allergy testing (skin prick test) from India’s premier institute for allergic disorders, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute.
His areas of Interest is in the management of COPD, asthma, bronchiolitis, bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, infectious disease, ILD (DPLD), ABPA, vasculitis, pulmonary vascular disorders, occupational lung disease, pleural and mediastinal disorders, malignancies of lung and pleura, and patients of pulmonary rehabilitation
- Pulmonory interventions-Flexible bronchoscopy (BAL, BRUSH,BIOPSY)
- Thorascopy (Pleural biopsy,adhesionolysis,pleuurodesis)
- Foreign Body removal (Adult and Pediatric), Cryo Lung, biopsy, APC
- Rigid bronchoscopy-guided complex airway management
- Second prize for oral Paper Presentation at the 18th National Conference For Pumonory Dieseases (NAPCON-2016),
- Dr.T.Rama rao Best paper Award in state Conference, AP TB, Chest Disease Conference (2017)