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Dr. Prasanna Kumar Thomas

Dr. Prasanna Kumar Thomas

MBBS, Diploma - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, MD - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases

Senior Consultant - Pulmonology


speciality 35 Years of Practice
Dr. Ammaiyappan Palaniswamy Chockalingam

Dr. Ammaiyappan Palaniswamy Chockalingam

MBBS, Diploma - Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, MD - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases/Medicine

Consultant - Pulmonology


speciality 23 Years of Practice
Dr. Sreenivasan V

Dr. Sreenivasan V

MBBS, PG Diploma - Respiratory Medicine, DNB - Respiratory Medicine

Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine

Critical Care Specialist, Pulmonologist

speciality 15 Years of Practice
Dr. Deepa Selvi

Dr. Deepa Selvi

MBBS, DA, MD - Pulmonary Medicine

Consultant - Pulmonology


speciality 14 Years of Practice
Dr. K Rajkumar

Dr. K Rajkumar

MBBS, DNB - Respiratory Medicine, Fellowship

Consultant - Pulmonology


speciality 10 Years of Practice
Dr. Suresh S

Dr. Suresh S

MBBS, MD - Respiratory Medicine

Associate Consultant - Pulmonary Critical Care and Lung Transplantation


speciality 7 Years of Practice


Yash green_tickVerified User


Dr. Prasanna Kumar Thomas is Very humble, supportive and highly experienced doctor.

Pulmonology in Chennai | FAQ’s

Pulmonologists help to prevent the diseases related to the respiratory system. The common diagnosis includes pleurisy, COPD, bronchitis, and pneumonia. Respiratory system diseases are widespread and take a long time to recover. Also, these diseases lead to serious consequences, if not treated timely. The doctors skilled in treating respiratory diseases are called pulmonologists.

When to see a pulmonologist?

Initially, it is difficult to decide the right time to see a pulmonologist, but there are a few symptoms which can help you to take the right decision. Given below is the list, have a look.

  • If Cough lasts for more than 7 weeks.
  • Blood appears in sputum.
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing issues while using stairs
  • Unexpected weight loss
  • If you cough up blood

How are respiratory diseases diagnosed?

Your pulmonologist evaluates your medical history. This is followed by a number of diagnostic tests that help the doctor to diagnose the condition in a better way and provide the best treatment modality.

You can be asked to undergo the following screening tests:

  • Imaging test: X-Ray is done to detect the abnormalities in bones.

  • Bronchodilator: It is a technique used to detect shortness of breath and asthma.

Will I get any discounts on my first consultation?

Ans. Yes, you just have to book the appointment from the online portal of Credihealth or you can also Call at    +91–8010–994–994 and converse with Credi Medical Experts for the process.

What should I carry for my first appointment?

Ans. You need to carry your previous prescription if any.

Why choose Credihealth?

You can avail the medical services at different locations in Chennai. The top hospitals where you can avail the consultation with the doctors include fortis hospital, Gleneagles global hospital, VeeCarehospital, Sooriya hospital, and Venkateshwara, Also, you can book online appointments with these respected hospitals in Chennai region.

Credihealth has a team of in-house medical experts who carefully collect all the necessary information about hospitals in Chennai. You can check out a detailed profile, educational qualification, experience, OPD schedule, fees and other details about top doctors.

If you need guidance in selecting the best doctors for your treatment, then call 8010-994-994 to talk to the in-house medical experts for FREE or drop in a Callback Request. Basis symptoms, medical condition, location, insurance, budget and other parameters, the medical expert will share the best available options for the doctors available. You can choose the best doctors as per your need and book appointment as per your time preference. Credihealth has a network of the best surgeons in Chennai. In addition to choosing a good doctor, the medical expert will also support in booking appointment, comparing treatment cost for procedures from reputed hospitals in Chennai.

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