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Pulmonology

Pulmonology



Dr. Rejani Lamintha

Lead Pulmonologist

+256 312 200 690


This unit Specializes in knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of diseases affecting the respiratory system, which includes the Lungs, Pleural cavity, Pleural lining and Airways.s.

The Conditions diagnosed and managed include:

  • Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia and chronic lung infections including fungal infections
  • Tuberculosis (TB) and post-Tuberculosis lung disease (PTLD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension(PHT) – where pressure in the lung vessels is high
  • Cor-pulmonale where the right side of the heart fails due to various lung disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism (PE) – blood clot in the lungs
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Interstitial lung diseases(ILD)
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and other Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Chronic Suppurative Lung Diseases (CSLD) including bronchiecstasis causes by diseases like TB or pneumonia
  • Environmental and occupational lung diseases
  • Pleural diseases like effusions, malignancies like mesotheliomas and lymphomas, or empyema thoracis
  • Sleep apnoea – including obesity-hypoventilation syndrome
  • Respiratory failure
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP)

Consultations are on appointment basis according to the Rota below.


Specialist’s Rota


DR. REJANI LAMINTHA


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