Overview

At Burjeel Medical City, Pulmonology department offers a wide range of diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services for management of respiratory diseases in patients of all ages. Manned by an expert team of highly experienced Pulmonologists, this unit offers protocol-based, multi-disciplinary treatment for conditions like recurring nasal and respiratory allergies, asthma, COPD, lung cancer, obstructive sleep apnoea and acute/chronic respiratory failure secondary to any aetiology.

Backed by advanced facilities like digital ICCA (IntelliSpace Critical Care) ICUs and ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation), BMC Pulmonology provides specialised critical care for patients with any acute respiratory conditions and respiratory failure.

Services Offered
  • Asthma and COPD diagnosis and management in line with latest research and advances.
  • Pulmonary function tests including lung volume, lung capacity, bronchodilator reversibility testing, diffusion capacity with CO gas, pre surgical fitness, post rehabilitation improvement evaluation, chronic lung disease prognosis.
  • Other diagnostic evaluation including FeNO, Six-minute walk test.
  • Evaluation of snoring and possibility of obstructive sleep apnoea.
  • Polysomnography (all levels) along with CPAP titration.
  • Flexible bronchoscopy for diagnosis of lung conditions including visualisation, airway clearance, microbiological diagnosis, TBNA, TBB, fibreoptic intubation etc
  • Management of mild to critical forms of COVID/swine flu/ viral pneumonia and ARDS.
  • Management of lung and pleural conditions including infectious and non- infectious aetiology.
  • Routinely assess reason for persistent chest pain, cough and/or breathing difficulty and able to differentiate respiratory vs non respiratory causes.
  • Pleural procedures including thoracentesis, ICD insertion, medical pleurodesis.
  • Exclusive experience with whole lung lavage for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
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Team that Cares

Dr. Emad Al Nemnem

Consultant Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Sukhant Bagdia

Specialist Pulmonary Disease