neurology

Pulmonology

The Pulmonary Medicine Department provides state of the art diagnostic and multidisciplinary care to patients with all kind of breathing disorders. The department has advanced facilities to provide utmost care to patients with pulmonary illnesses. The department also has specialty clinics for allergies, uncontrolled asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and lung cancer. During Covid-19 pandemic, the department was highly helpful in providing successful treatment for patients with Covid pneumonia. The department has a medical ICU for COVID critical care as well as Post-Covid respiratory issues.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Suriyakala Narayanasamy

    Consultant

  • Dr. Muneeb Mohammed

    Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Suriyakala Narayanasamy MBBS, DNB, DTCD

Consultant

Dr. Suriyakala is the consultant & Interventional Pulmonologist at BMH Kannur with 8 years of experience. She is well trained to manage almost all types of cases in the chest ward including pulmonary emergencies. She is proficient in Intercostal chest tubes and other pleural procedures. She has done nearly 100 bronchoscopies and nearly 10 thoracoscopies in a year. She has efficiently managed covid and post covid patients in ICUs and wards in both the second & third waves.

Qualifications

  • MBBS 2004-2009 (Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry)
  • DTCD 2012-2014 (Madras Medical College Chennai, Tamil Nadu)
  • DNB (Respiratory Medicine) (2017– 2019) Yashoda hospitals, Secunderabad Telangana

Work Experience

  • Consultant & Interventional Pulmonologist (Feb 2021-2022) Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Koyili Hospital, Kannur
  • Senior Resident 2014-2017 Dept of Pulmonary Medicine,JIPMER, Puducherry

Specialisation

  • Fibreoptic bronchoscope and taking BAL
  • Bronchial brush
  • Bronchoscopic biopsies
  • Transbronchial Lung biopsy (TBLB)
  • Transbronchial Needle aspiration (TBNA)

Achievements

  • Have been awarded Dr.A.S. Natrajan gold medal for securing the highest mark in the post-graduation university exam.

Research & Publications

  • Endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor- a case report (Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016 Aug, Vol-10(8): OD07-OD0
  • Tracheobronchomegaly as a Cause of Bronchiectasis in an Adult",Case Reports in Pulmonology, vol. 2016, Article ID 5049406, 4 pages, 2016.
  • Thesis on the role of Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for qualitative diagnosis of mediastinal lymphadenopathy - a prospective analysis in a Tertiary care hospital in South India - publication in process.
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Dr. Suriyakala Narayanasamy

Consultant

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Tab 1

Dr. Muneeb Mohammed MBBS, MD, Fellow in Critical Care

Consultant

Dr. Muneeb Mohammed is a very talented Pulmonologist with more than 10 years of experience. He has completed his MBBS, MD and has a fellowship in Critical care. Dr. Muneeb has professional skills in Bronchoscopy fob/ rigid Thoracoscopy, Pulmonary rehabilitation, and sleep disorders.

Qualifications

  • MBBS- Travancore Medical Council Registration
  • MD Pulmonary Medicine- Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute.

Work Experience

  • Junior resident under Cardiac unit -Dhanalakshmi Multispecialty Hospital, Kannur
  • Casualty Medical Officer- Dhanalakshmi Multispecialty Hospital
  • Assistant surgeon – government Hospital Kannur
  • Medical Officer- Government Community Health care center Azhikode
  • MD Pulmonary Medicine- Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute
  • Consultant, Apollo Hospital, Chennai

Professional Skills

  • Bronchoscopy fob/rigid Thoracoscopy
  • Completed training on ebus ICD
  • Skin allergy test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • DLCO
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Trained in ICU management

Publications

  • Presented a paper on “Correlation of Bode Index with Diffusing Capacity of Lung for Carbon Monoxide in Assessing Severity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease” at the International Journal of Scientific Research.
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Dr. Muneeb Mohammed

Consultant

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Tue 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Wed 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Thu 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Fri 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Sat 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
ummer
Dr. Suriyakala Narayanasamy
Consultant

Dr. Suriyakala is the consultant & Interventional Pulmonologist at BMH Kannur with 8 years of experience. She is well trained to manage almost all types of cases in the chest ward including pulmonary emergencies. She is proficient in Intercostal chest tubes and other pleural procedures. She has done nearly 100 bronchoscopies and nearly 10 thoracoscopies in a year. She has efficiently managed covid and post covid patients in ICUs and wards in both the second & third waves.

  • MBBS 2004-2009 (Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry)
  • DTCD 2012-2014 (Madras Medical College Chennai, Tamil Nadu)
  • DNB (Respiratory Medicine) (2017– 2019) Yashoda hospitals, Secunderabad Telangana
  • Consultant & Interventional Pulmonologist (Feb 2021-2022) Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Koyili Hospital, Kannur
  • Senior Resident 2014-2017 Dept of Pulmonary Medicine,JIPMER, Puducherry
  • Fibreoptic bronchoscope and taking BAL
  • Bronchial brush
  • Bronchoscopic biopsies
  • Transbronchial Lung biopsy (TBLB)
  • Transbronchial Needle aspiration (TBNA)
  • Have been awarded Dr.A.S. Natrajan gold medal for securing the highest mark in the post-graduation university exam.
  • Endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor- a case report (Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016 Aug, Vol-10(8): OD07-OD0
  • Tracheobronchomegaly as a Cause of Bronchiectasis in an Adult",Case Reports in Pulmonology, vol. 2016, Article ID 5049406, 4 pages, 2016.
  • Thesis on the role of Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) for qualitative diagnosis of mediastinal lymphadenopathy - a prospective analysis in a Tertiary care hospital in South India - publication in process.
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
ummer
Dr. Muneeb Mohammed
Consultant

Dr. Muneeb Mohammed is a very talented Pulmonologist with more than 10 years of experience. He has completed his MBBS, MD and has a fellowship in Critical care. Dr. Muneeb has professional skills in Bronchoscopy fob/ rigid Thoracoscopy, Pulmonary rehabilitation, and sleep disorders.

  • MBBS- Travancore Medical Council Registration
  • MD Pulmonary Medicine- Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute.
  • Junior resident under Cardiac unit -Dhanalakshmi Multispecialty Hospital, Kannur
  • Casualty Medical Officer- Dhanalakshmi Multispecialty Hospital
  • Assistant surgeon – government Hospital Kannur
  • Medical Officer- Government Community Health care center Azhikode
  • MD Pulmonary Medicine- Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute
  • Consultant, Apollo Hospital, Chennai
  • Bronchoscopy fob/rigid Thoracoscopy
  • Completed training on ebus ICD
  • Skin allergy test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • DLCO
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Trained in ICU management
  • Presented a paper on “Correlation of Bode Index with Diffusing Capacity of Lung for Carbon Monoxide in Assessing Severity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease” at the International Journal of Scientific Research.
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Tue 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Wed 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Thu 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Fri 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • Sat 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Services & Facilities

  • Fibre Optic Bronchoscopy
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Foreign body removal, Tumor Debulking, Airway stenting etc.
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) & Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
  • Medical Thoracoscopy
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Minor Procedures – Pleurocentesis, ICD Insertion, Transthoracic Needle Aspiration & Trans Thoracic Lung Biopsy
  • Management of Respiratory Failure – Non Invasive Ventilation, Invasive Mechanical Ventilation & Critical Care ICU