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pediatric pulmonologist in bangalore

Dr. Tejaswi Chandra

Senior Specialist – Pediatric Pulmonology

MBBS, DEM, DCH, FIPP, ERS Diplomat, Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology & Interventional Pulmonology, European Diplomate in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
Kannada, English, Hindi

Dr. Tejaswi Chandra, with several years of experience, is a senior specialist, Pediatric pulmonology at Aster CMI Hospital. She has earlier worked as a Specialist in Aster CMI Hospital in the Department of Pediatrics, Registrar in People tree Hospital in the Department of Pediatrics and in the Department of Pediatric Haemato-oncology unit and Bone marrow Transplant, Bangalore.

She is a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), a Diploma in Emergency Medicine (DEM), a Diploma in Child Health (DCH), a clinical fellow in Pediatric pulmonology & Interventional Pulmonology from Bangalore, a Diplomate in Pediatric European Respiratory Medicine (ERS Diplomat).

Dr. Tejaswi is part of several projects - Prevalence of gene mutations in children with cystic fibrosis, attending cystic fibrosis clinics in Aster hospitals in south India, Can cryobiopsy be the way forward for diagnosis of pediatric Interstitial lung disease ?, A Novel mutation in MethionyltRNA synthetase causing Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.

Area of expertise
  • Pediatric Intensive care, Paediatrics, sleep medicine, General pulmonology, Inpatient and outpatient management of respiratory cases, Lung function in children, Imaging of the lung, aerosol therapy, allergy, congenital malformations, asthma and wheezing disorders of childhood, chronic lung diseases of prematurity, cystic fibrosis, acute and chronic infection, tuberculosis, management of technology-dependent children
  • Interventional pulmonology: Flexible bronchoscopy, Rigid bronchoscopy, Endo-bronchial biopsy, Trans bronchial needle aspiration, Foreign body removal
  • Sleep medicine: Obstructive sleep apnea in children, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) initiation and titration, bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) ) initiation and titration
  • Allergy and immunology: Allergy skin testing.
Awards and recognitions
  • Certificate in Pediatrics Advanced Life Support conducted by the Indian academy of paediatrics (IAP)
  • Certificate in Neonatal Advanced Life support conducted by the Indian academy of paediatrics (IAP)
  • Certificate in Basic cardiac Life support conducted by the Indian academy of paediatrics (IAP).


  • The Indian academy of paediatrics
  • Indian pediatric critical care medicine
  • Society for Emergency Medicine, India.

Papers Published

  • Is EBUS-TBNA the future gold standard diagnostic modality in pediatric mediastinal lymphadenopathy? Pedaitric pulmonology, Aster CMI Hospital,Bangalore
  • Tracheobronchial involvement as the only presentation of Relapsing Polychondritis – A rare entity – In chest congress 22
  • A Novel mutation in MethionyltRNA synthetase causing Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis – In chest congress 22
  • Can cryobiopsy be the way forward for the diagnosis of pediatric Interstitial lung disease? – In the international congress of pediatric pulmonology 2022.


  • Chandra T, Srikanta JT, Madhusudan M, Mohite K, Arigela K. Safety, utility and clinical efficacy of cryobiopsy of lung in paediatric population—A single centre experience. Lung India. 2023 Sep 1;40(5):418-22.
  • Madhusudan M, Chandra T, Mohite KM, Srikanta JT. Out of the box diagnosis in a child treated as childhood interstitial lung disease-William-Campbell syndrome. Lung India. 2023 May 1;40(3):279-81.
  • Madhusudan M, Srikanta JT, Chandra T, Karthik K, Balasubramanian S. Endobronchial lesion in an adolescent with hemoptysis biopsy or not to biopsy?. Pediatric pulmonology. 2023 Apr;58(4):1289-91.
  • Madhusudan M, Chandra T, Jingade S. Follow‐up bronchoscopy in a child with bronchial dielafoy disease. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023 Jun 28.
  • Madhusudan M, Chandra T, Srikanta JT. Mutation in methionyl-tRNA synthetase 1 causing pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Indian Pediatrics Case Reports. 2023 Jul 1;3(3):162.
  • Madhusudan M, Chandra T, Potti P, Jingade ST. Role of esophageal ultrasound with a bronchoscope (EUS‐B) with fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of mediastinal Bronchogenic cyst. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023 Sep 13.
  • Madhusudan M, Chandra T, Jingade ST. Advanced bronchoscopic interventions in pediatric endobronchial tuberculosis—A single center experience. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023 Nov 8.