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Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre
Pimpri, Pune 411018.

Teaching Programme


  1. Journal club four times a month.
  2. Seminar four times a month
  3. Group Discussion once a week
  4. Case presentation thrice a week
  5. Teaching grand round every Saturday.
  6. X-ray and ECG clinics.
  7. Interpretation of Investigations like PFT, ABG & CT Thorax
  8. Guidance & Monitoring of thesis.
  9. Research Involvement – Guidance on dissertation topics, Departmental scientific projects
  10. Radio-pulmonary meet once a month.

Respiratory Medicine Department conducts formative assessment for postgraduate students every six monthly and helps them to improve in the areas of underperformance.


  1. Classroom lectures every weekly 14 lectures in 6th semester, 13 lectures in 7th semester
  2. Tutorials every weekly total 9 in 8th semester including RNTCP training
  3. Clinical posting of 15 days in batches, in 8th semester
  4. Internal assessment examination at the end of every clinical posting

Participation in Integrated Teaching

Integrated teaching on “Tuberculosis"

  1. A talk on Tuberculosis was given by Dr. Anand Yannawar dated 5th Feb2016.
  2. A talk on tuberculosis was given by Dr. T. M. Dhamgaye dated 10th Feb2015.
  3. A CME on Pediatric TB was arranged in the college Auditorium on 28th Feb 2011 at 2.00 pm with combined efforts of Department of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Pediatrics & City TB Society.
  4. The topic of Clinical presentation and differences from adult TB was taken by the speaker,Dr. Agarkhedkar.
  5. Topic on Epidemiology, DOTs strategy, chemoprophylaxis was taken by speaker,Dr. Amol Wankhede, WHO Consultant
  6. The topic on Diagnosis of Pediatric TB was taken by the speaker, Dr. Vinita Deshpande.
  7. Topic on Management(Counseling, Treatment, Regimens, Prophylaxis) was taken by Dr. Sahasrabudhe
  8. Yearly RNTCP Training for Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Nursing Staff & Faculty is being conducted.

Presented 8 cases (clinical meetings)

  1. In February 2011, two cases were presented at a clinical meet of the college. A case of XDR-TB was presented by Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe & Dr. Vikas Oswal Presented a case of Ethambutol toxicity.
  2. In March 2012, a very good case of complicated pleural effusion presented by Dr. Tushar Sashrabudhe/Dr. Vivian Wilson at College Auditorium in the annual clinical meet.
  3. In February 2014, one case on primary pulmonary hypertension presented by Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe & Dr. Ashish Gupta at College Auditorium in the annual clinical meet.
  4. In February 2015, two cases was presented by Dr. Ajinkya Mhase & Dr. Parimal Deshpande on adenocarcinoma of pleura & pulmonary alveolar micro lithiasis at College Auditorium in the annual clinical meet.
  5. 5. In February 2016, two cases was presented by Dr. Sowmya Attipatla & Dr. M. S. Barthwal on Three cases of Loculated Pleural Effusion managed with Intrapleural Filrinolytic Therapy & Management of Loculated Pleural Effusion at College Auditorium in the annual clinical meet.

Clinics conducted by Department

  1. Smoking Cessation Clinic
  2. Services offered include an initial consultation with a Pulmonologist regarding smoking habits. Patient education is provided, and the motivation to stop smoking is discussed. Pharmaceutical intervention may be offered where appropriate counseling is also offered to patients attending the clinic and on a follow-up basis as needed.
  3. Asthma clinic: Every fortnight on Tuesday
  4. COPD clinic: Every Fortnight on Friday

Alumni Placements

  1. Dr. Ajit Kulkarni (2005-2007)- Practicing as Chest Physician in Pune
  2. Dr. Rajratan Sadawarte (2008)- Asst. Prof. at K. J. Somayya and Practicing at Bandra(E), Mumbai
  3. Dr. Rohit Amale (2008)- Research associate at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  4. Dr. Prakash Sinha (2009)- Asst. Prof. Patna Medical College and practicing pulmonologist at Patna
  5. Dr. Iqbal Siddiqui (2009)- Practicing pulmonologist at Aurangabad
  6. Dr. Rithesh Kamal (2007-2010)– Working currently at Appollo Hospital New Delhi. (Ph. no: 931287468)
  7. Dr. Shreehas Bardapurkar (2010)-Practicing pulmonologist at Aurangabad
  8. Dr. Sandeep Garg (2008-2011)– Working currently at Maharaja Agarsen Hospital New Delhi (Ph. no: 9958632597)
  9. Dr. Vikas Oswal (2009-2011)- Working Currently at KEM hospital (Ph. no:9860033483)
  10. Dr. Vipul Kalley (2009-2012)- Working at Apollo Hospital New Delhi (Ph. no: 9582472580)
  11. Dr. Anish Khan (2009-2012)- Working at Vivekananda Mission Hospital (Ph. no: 9665276834)
  12. Dr. Madhur Joshi (2010-2012)– Working at SDMH Hospital (Ph. no: 9636333366)
  13. Dr. Tinku Joseph (2010-2013)- DM Respiratory Medicine, Kerala Asst. Prof. CMC Hospital, Vellore
  14. Dr. Vivian Wilson (2010-2013)- Jr. Consultant Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi
  15. Dr. Ankur Pathak (2011-2014)-Practicing Chest Physician in Agra
  16. Dr. Gauri Gadge (2011-2014)- Practicing Physician in Aurangabad
  17. Dr. Amit Dave (2012-2014)- DNB at chest hospital Calicut, Kerla DNB at Trissur, Kerala
  18. Dr. Ashish Gupta (2011-2014)- Practicing Physician in Ambala, Panjab
  19. Dr. Megha Oberoi (2011-2013)- Physician at civil hospital Lohgaon, MO at TB Hospital Lohgaon
  20. Dr. Prashant Singh (2012-2015)- Practicing Chest Physician in Gorakhpur, UP
  21. Dr. Kundan Mehta (2012-2015)- Working as Assistant Prof. at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune
  22. Dr. Ajinkya Mhase (2012-2015)- Working as Assistant Prof. at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune
  23. Dr. Parimal Deshpande (2013-2015)- Working as Senior Resident at Platina Heart Institute, Nagpur
  24. Dr. Sumit Kumar (2013-2016)- Working as Senior Resident at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune
  25. Dr. Avinash Chauhan (2013-2016)- Working as Senior Resident at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune
  26. Dr. Ajay Kattakkayam (2013-2016)- Working as Senior Resident at Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune

National Programme

  • Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme