Dr Meghana is a Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist at Medicover Hospitals. She is one of the few to be ranked in the league of eminent pulmonologists. She has performed multiple procedures of bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, convex probe, and radial probe Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS-TBNA) for diagnosis of TB, Malignancy, Sarcoidosis, and other rare disorders.
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- COPD-smoking related lung diseases
- Tuberculosis management
- Occupational lung diseases
- Lung cancer
- Interstitial lung diseases
- Sleep-disordered breathing and sleep medicine
- Respiratory failure and ards management
- Rare lung diseases like sarcoidosis and vasculitis and other autoimmune diseases involving the lung.
- Performed numerous fiber-optic Bronchoscopic Procedures such as Bronchial alveolar lavage (BAL)
- Transbronchial lung biopsies(TBLB)
- Transbronchial needle aspiration(TBNA)
- Convex Probe and Radial Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS-TBNA) for diagnosis of TB, Malignancy, Sarcoidosis and other rare disorders
- Expertise in complex Rigid Bronchoscopic procedures
- Airway foreign body removals
- Airway stenting for Benign and Malignant tracheobronchostenosis and tracheoesophageal fistula.
- Cryo lung biopsies for evaluation of interstitial lung diseases
- Balloon Brachioplasty for Tracheobronchostenosis
- Tumour debulking for both lung and extrapulmonary malignancies
- Spigot placement for management of massive hemoptysis and fistulas
- Medical Thoracoscopy for diagnosis of pleural diseases like TB, malignancy, other rare diseases, and therapeutic procedures like adhesiolysis for empyema and pleurodesis
- Competent in performing respiratory procedures including intercostal tube drainage (Conventional and Pigtail), Indwelling pleural catheter insertion
- Senior resident in the Pulmonary medicine department at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
- Consultant pulmonologist in Sudheendra medical mission hospital, Kochi.
Awards and Recognitions:
- Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology- 1 year