Healthway Hospitals is fully equipped to handle all routine and emergency respiratory cases including Asthma and Allergic Diseases, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Lung Infections including Tuberculosis, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension , sleep disorder and lung malignancies.

[expander_maker id=”3″ more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]Healthway provides quality diagnostic, therapeutic and a structured treatment plan for all the respiratory case. This also includes medical interventions wherever necessary as a part of an advanced care program. The department is dedicated to providing patient-focused management and team-based care for various pulmonary and respiratory diseases. Our Team of pulmonologists and our team of intensivists work cohesively to manage all kinds of complicated and critical cases in our well equipped, State of the Art ICU set up. Our pulmonologists are aided by able thoracic surgery backup  for surgical management of complicated empyemas and for decortication surgery and thoracoscopic pleurodesis

Our ICU has invasive, non invasive ventilators and BiPAP machines to provide respiratory support to all critical patients.

Various diagnostic modalities in the department include pulmonary function test, skin allergy test and bronchoscopy apart from the usual laboratory and radiological investigations. Our  PFT lab  is supported by well trained PFT technicians. Pulmonary function test not only help by diagnosing different respiratory diseases but also assess the functional status of patients. We also have video bronchoscopy facilities, polysomnography (Sleep Studies) and CPAP / BiPAP titration studies for patients.

We offer services of allergy testing and have allergy specialists who team up with the pulmologists to handle various allergy cases. In Addition we perform interventions like Seldinger/ Pigtail catheter insertion for chronic pleural effusions and intercostal tube drainage & pleurodesis. We conduct diagnostic bronchoscopic procedures as well as therapeutic bronchoscopy for ICU patients, diagnostic and therapeutic pleural tapping,  6 minute walk distance assessment, etc.

In an out-patient department we offer a detailed comprehensive patient assessment followed by essential diagnostic tests wherever necessary with appropriate treatment. For our in-patients, a multimodality support system aids in the overall patient improvement.

We strive to offer patient-focused care to both adult and paediatric patients in a comfortable and secure environment. The high-quality care we offer is tailored to the unique medical needs of each patient.[/expander_maker]


Dr.Akashdeep Singh Arora

Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr.Durga Lawande

Consultant Pulmonologist and Ex Professor and HOD, Pulmonary Medicine, GMC

Dr. Hardatt Karande

Dr. Mongressa Monteiro

Dr.Akashdeep Singh Arora


M.B.B.S., MD ( Pulmonary Medicine) DNB ( Pulmonary Medicine), IDCCM ( Critical Care Medicine)

Languages Spoken



  • Life member -Association of chest physicians of Goa
  • Life member- Indian Chest Society
  • Life member- European respiratory Society
  • Life member- Indian Society of critical care medicine

Dr Akash Deep Singh Arora began his practice at the Department of pulmonary medicine in the year 2012 at GMC. He then Joined as a senior registrar at the Neuro trauma ICU, Ruby Hall Clinic, in 2017. He was at the MICU , Max hospital , Delhi for one year following which He joined Healthway as a consultant Pulmonologist in 2018

  • Asthma COPD
  • Bronchoscopy
  • TB
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pleural disorders
  • ICU & ventilator
  • Allergy Management
  • Pulmonary function tests
  • Yong scientist award- First place for paper presentation, Bhubanshwar, NASCON 2012
  • 2nd place for poster presentation Criticare 2013, Kolkata
  • Late Dr A.S. Borges Memorial award for department topper MD (pulmonary Med) , 2013
  • Multiple posters & papers presented in local & national conferences over last 10 years.

Dr.Durga Lawande


M.B.B.S, MD (Pulmonary Medicine)

Languages Spoken


Special Interest

Tuberculosis, Br Asthma, HIV, COPD and ILD

Dr Durga Lawande did her MD , Pulmonology from , Goa Medical College in 1982. She Joined as a Consultant Pulmonologist, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Goa Medical College in 1985. She has been a PG guide for several students in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine since 1990. In 2016 she was appointed as Professor & Head of Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Goa Medical College. She has been associated with Healthway Hospital as a Visiting Consultant since 2021.
  • Involved in teaching and training of Under graduates and postgraduates of Goa Medical College for more than 30 years.
  • Won the Prestigious Fundacao Oriente Scholarship to visit Lisbon for 3 months and study allergy and immunology at Pullide Valente hospital, Lisbon ,Portugal
  • Got WHO Fellowship in 1996 under which she visited University of Illinois Chicago and East Tennessee State University for 3 months in Tuberculosis Control.
  • Internal and External examiner for various Universities of India.
  • Master trainer of trainers in HIV and TB and has been a training faculty for MOs and resident doctors in Goa medical College.
  • Published Scientific papers in National and International journals.
  • Presented Scientific papers in various conferences.
  • Chaired Scientific sessions in various conferences
  • Conducted many medical camps, TB detection camps under various NGO activities.
  • Member of medical board of studies of Goa University from 2016
  • Appointed as Chairman of state task force in RNTCP in 2015