Skill: Ability to diagnoses disorders and diseases of the lungs. determine the appropriate course of treatment. Orders tests to determine extent of illness .; Exp: 3-8 years; Examines and diagnoses disorders and diseases of the lungs. Consults with patients to determine the appropriate course of treatment. Recommends and orders tests to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition.check the chest conditions and diseases that allows them to care for patients with pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema and the pulmonary complications of AIDS. In addition, manage patients who have lung or breathing complications from surgical and diagnostic procedures, trauma or cystic fibrosis. Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders that affect breathing are another area of expertise for pulmonologists..
Degree: MD/ MS (Medicine)
Function: Medical / Health / Fitness