OPD services

Daily OPD starting from 9am to 4pm with Lunch Break of Half hour between 1:30 pm to 2 pm.
Apart from daily patients following procedures are done on OPD basis.

  1. PEFR recording
  2. Pulmonary Function Testing - Pre & Post bronchodilator, DLCO, Body box
  3. Emergency room for critical patients
  4. Specialty Clinics (Asthma clinic, Pulmonary Rehabilitation)
  5. Specialty Clinics (Asthma clinic, COPD, Pulmonary Rehabilitation)
  6. 6 Minute walk tests.

PFT
PFR

In-Patient Services
  1. Male Respiratory Medicine ward - 30 General Beds
  2. Female Respiratory Medicine ward - 30 General Beds
  3. Respiratory Intensive care unit - 7 Beds with state of the art ventilators
IPD Procedures
  1. Diagnostic Bronchoscopy, Bronchoalveolar lavage, Brush Cytology , Transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA), Endobronchial biopsy, Transbronchial lung biopsy
  2. Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
  3. Endotracheal Intubations & Ventilatory Management
  4. Intercostal drainage
  5. Transthoracic Lung Biopsy
  6. CVP
  7. Sleep Study - Polysomnography with video & EEG recording

PFT
Sleep Study
PFR
Bronchoscopy being done
PFT
Fluroscopy Guided Bronchoscopy
Outreach activities
  1. Regular camps at Alandi and Ajmera-Pimpri.
  2. Camps for construction workers, policemen etc.
  3. Pulmonary rehabilitation Programme.
OTHER SERVICES/ SPECIALITY CLINICS
Smoking Cessation Clinic

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.

Sleep clinic

We have Polysomnography with video & EEG recording. Counseling of the patient pre & Post-test is done in the sleep clinic. We also do Auto-CPAP and Manual CPAP titration.

Asthma clinic
  1. On every Tuesday Bronchial Asthma clinic is been conducted from 12 PM -1 PM.
  2. Diagnosis with the help of spirometry Pre & post Bronchodilator tests is performed.
  3. Patient counseling on inhalational techniques & awareness about Bronchial Asthma.
COPD clinic/ Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  1. On every Friday COPD clinic is being conducted from 12 noon - 1 PM, along with faculty from Physiotherapy department.
  2. Patient counseling on inhalational techniques & awareness about COPD.
  3. Patient counseling about chest physiotherapy.
PUBLICATIONS
International:
Sr. No. Name of the Author Title of the Paper / Topic Name of the Journal Details of the publication
Volume Issue Year
1 "Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr. Gauri Gadge"
Misconceptions about Bronchial Asthma European respiratory journal 42 Supplement 57 Sep-13
2 "Dr.Savita Jadhav, Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe, Dr.Vipul Kalley,
Dr. Nageshwari Gandham."
The microbial colonization of respiratory devices and the significance of the role of disinfection: A blinded study Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 7 6 2013
3 "Dr. Amit Dave,
Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr.Tinku Josephand Dr.Gauri Gadge."
Quality of life of patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis Lung India 30 Supplement 1(S5) 2013
4 "Dr.Ankur Pathak, Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr.Shailesh Meshram and
Dr. Megha Oberoi."
Variables determining oxygen saturation on finger pulse oximeter Lung India 30 Supplement 1(S38) 2013
5 "D.J. Christopher,
Deepa Shankar,
Ashima Datey,
Alice Zwerling,
Madhukar Pai."
Safety of the two-step tuberculin skin test in Indian health care workers. International Journal of Mycobacteriology 3 4 2014
6 "Z. F. Udwadia,
R. A. Amale,
J. B. Mullerpattan"
Initial experience of bedaquiline use in a series of drug-resistant tuberculosis patients from India international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease 18 11 2014
7 "Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr. Sundeep Salvi"
Should treatment for MDR Tubecrculosis be individualized? Journal of the association of physicians of india 62 7 2014
8 "Dr. Meena Hingorani,
Dr. Vinay Dharmadhikari,
Dr. Ashish Gupta,
Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe "
Respiratory Health of Auto Rickshaw Drivers. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 5 3 2014
9 "Dr. Ajinkya Mhase,
Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr. Shailesh Meshram"
Study of adherence of patients of OAD (obstructive airway diseases) to inhalational devices. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 6 3 "2015
(511-515)"
10 "Dr. Kundan Mehta,
Dr.Tushar Sahasrabudhe"
Spirometric evaluation of lung function in people who do regular aerobic exercise and in those who don’t. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 6 3 "2015
(512-523)"
11 "Dr. Prashant K. Singh,
Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr. Vinay Dharmadhikari "
Knowledge of bronchial asthma in parents/caregivers of adolescent asthma patients. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 6 3 "2015
(516-520)"
12 Dr. Anand Yannawar Uncommon cause of Asthma Like Presentation Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 6 3 "2015
(661-664)"
13 "Datey A,
Datey AS "
Endobronchial Tuberculosis: An unusual presentation of a common disease International journal of medicine and public health 5 1 2015
14 "Dr. Sumit Kumar,
Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe,
Dr. Ankur Pathak,
Dr. Ashish Gupta,
Dr. Vivian Wilson"
Awareness of use of mantoux test for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in medical practitioners of PCMC area of Pune International journal of science & research 2 11 2015
15 Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe MDR-TB: What has made the battle tough? RespiMirror V II 2015
16 Dr Nitin Gaikwad HIV drug resistance, early warning indicators & quality care in india. WHO journal of public Health 4 2 2015
17 Dr. Kundan Mehta Saber sheath Trachea as a marker of severe airflow obstruction. International journal of science & research 3 3 2016
18 Dr. M. S. Barthwal, A Five-Year Study of Intrapleural Fibrinolytic Therapy in Loculated Pleural Collections The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences 58 - 2016
19 Dr. M. S. Barthwal Pyopneumothorax of rare cause Lung India 33 1 2016
20 "Dr. M. S. Barthwal,
Dr. Tyagi Rahul,Dr. Kislay Kishore"
Fibrinolytics in loculated Abscess cavities- A report of two cases Lung India 33 4 2016
21 "Dr. M. S. Barthwal,
Dr. Rahul Tyagi,
Dr. Kislay Kishore "
Fibrinolytics in loculated abscess cavities- A report of two cases(First of its kind in India) Lung India 33 4 2016
22 Dr. M. S. Barthwal A Five –year study of Interapleural Fibrinolytic therapy in loculated pleural collections(Largest study in India) The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences 58 - 2016
23 "Dr. M. S. Barthwal,
Dr. Mahavir Bagrecha,
Dr. Arpan Dhoka."
Bronchoalveolar lavage and high-resolution computed tomography in interstitial lung disease Lung India 33 5 2016
24 Dr.Nitin Gaikwad Cross-sectional study of virological failure and multinucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor resistance at 12 months of antiretroviral therapy in Western India Medicine 95 37 2016
25 "Dr Sachin Dole,
Gauri P Godbole,
Himanshu S Pophale"
To study efficacy of medical thoracoscopy in indiagonosed pleural effusion Journal of the association of physicians of India "64
(37-40)"
- 2016
26 "Dr. Barthwal M S,
Dr. Meshram S."
A randomized, double-blind study comparing the efficacy and safety of a combination of formoterol and ciclesonide with ciclesonide alone in asthma subjects with moderate-to-severe airflow limitation. Lung India 33 1 2017
27 "Dr A. L KalraniDr. M.S. Barthwal
Dr Tushar Sahasrabudhe
Mr. Sachin Atre
Dr. Shailesh Meshram"
Prevalence of dysglycemia & clinical presentation of pulmonary tuberculosis in westen india International journal tuberculosis lung disease 21 12 2017
28 Dr. Nitin Gaikwad GeneXpert HIV-1 quant assay, a new tool for scale up of viral load monitoring in the success of ART programme in India BMC infectous Diseases 17 506 2017
29 "Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe
Dr. Fouzia Ajani"
Lung Agenesis: A Case Report Indian journal of Applied Research 7 3 2017
30 "Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe
Dr. Sowmya Attipatla"
Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis:Clinical & radiopathological review International Journal of advanced research 5 2 2017
31 "Dr Sachin Kumar Dole, Dr VN Waghmare,
AM Shaikh"
Clinical profile & treatment outcome of drug resistant tuberculosis patient od western Maharashtra, India Journal of the association of physicians of India "(18-21)
65"
2017
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH
Sr. No. Title of Research Project Collaborating institution/ sponsor Investigators Research Grant
1 Identifying novel biomarkers of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and design of innovative preventive and therapeutic strategies targeted for the benefit of the Indian population Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) Dr. TusharSahasrabudhe is a co-investigator (study being primarily done by College of biotechnology) Rs. 1,35,000
2 Use of the miDOT application for video based Directly Observed Therapy in India Johns Hopkins University/ NIH PI: Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe Co-investigator: Dr. Arjunla lKakrani, Dr. Dakshayani Pandit, Dr. Vijayashree Gokhale, Dr. Shailesh Meshram, Dr. Sudhir Dahitankar Information about budget with university
3 The Impact of Diabetes on TB Treatment Outcomes Johns Hopkins University/ NIH Dr. TusharSahasrabudhe Information about budget with university
4 Prognostic biomarkers for clinical phenotypes of COPD-PROGRESS STUDY Mosaiques Diagnostics Germany Dr. Tobias Welte, Dr. Sabina Janciauskiene, Dr. Neelu Nawani, Dr. Tusha rSahasrabudhe Information about budget with university
5 “EMBARC INDIA BRONCHECTASIS REGISTRY based on EMBARC: The European Bronchiectasis Registry”. European Respiratory Society PI: Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe Nil
6 “Title development of automated algorithms for identification of specific lung sounds using a novel mobile-attached stethoscope (smart stetho).” Phase-I MIT, USA "PI: Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe
Co-investigator:Dr. Shailesh Meshram,Dr. Rohit Amale"
25,000
7 “A study to develop decision guidance system for diagnosis, treatment, investigations and referral of patients suffering with breathlessness and / or cough due to respiratory disease / condition: Phase II.” MIT, USA "PI: Dr. Tushar Sahasrabudhe
Co-investigator: Dr. Shailesh Meshram"
"Submitted to Ethics Committee 
Yet to commence"