Career as a Pulmonologist/ Chest Specialist
Pulmonologists are super-specialist doctors who specifically treat various diseases & ailments associated with our lungs, upper airways, thoracic cavity, and chest wall. They are chest specialists. A Pulmonologist is also variably called a Pneumologist or a Respirologist. Pulmonologists treat a wide range of respiratory diseases & disorders (may be viral, bacterial, chemical, environmental or genetic), ranging from asthma, pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis to lung cancer and the very common “COPD”. Pulmonologists are mostly ‘Internists’ which means they treat with medication or internal drugs.