Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at Aster Ramesh Hospitals offers comprehensive consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for diverse lung diseases. Backed by advanced facilities like 24 hour MICU and ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation), the Department of Pulmonology provides specialised critical care for patients with acute respiratory conditions and respiratory failure.

The department offers complete treatments for pulmonary diseases like:

  • Sleep disorders
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Pleural effusion
  • Empyema
  • Pneumothorax
  • Tuberculosis
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease i.e. COPD
  • Interstitial lung disease (Lung fibrosis)
  • Post-COVID lung fibrosis
  • Septicemia
  • Acute lung injury
  • ARDS Poly-trauma
  • Flail chest
  • Acute and chronic respiratory failure
  • Various lung infections
  • Lung cancer Haemoptysis

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.


Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in treating severe refractory respiratory failure due to various lung diseases especially severe pneumonia.


Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What are symptoms of asthma?

Asthma can present with episodic cough, wheeze, and chest tightness. It can be associated with nasal allergy symptoms such as running nose, sneezing episodes.

Can Asthma be life threatening?

Yes. Especially if asthma is not well controlled, it can be life threatening. Patients with certain types of asthma may develop severe symptoms in a short duration of time. We need to be extra cautious with such patients.

How to prevent serious asthma attacks?

Use your inhalers regularly as per your prescription Avoid triggering factors like exposure to dust, pollen etc. Discuss with your pulmonologist about Asthma action plan Don`t miss your annual FLU vaccination Do regular exercise, yoga and meditation Take seasonal fruits, avoid junk food

I have Asthma. Do I need to use tablets or inhalers?

Depending on severity and level of control of Asthma, various medications will be prescribed including tablets, inhalers and nebulizations.

Are inhalers addictive?

No. Inhalers are safe to use in children and adults with Asthma. They control Asthma and prevent serious Asthma attacks so that they can lead a normal healthy life.


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