CHEST MEDICINE

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.

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DOCTORS

Dr.Akashdeep Singh Arora

Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr.Durga Lawande

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

Dr Sameerkumar V Nanaware

Consultant Pulmonologist , Respiratory Physician, Bronchoscopist, Sleep Physician and Critical Care Specialist

Dr. Hardatt Karande

Dr. Mongressa Monteiro

Dr.Akashdeep Singh Arora

Qualification

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

Languages Spoken

Hindi,English,Konkani,Punjabi

Membership

  • 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

Tuberculosis, Br Asthma, HIV, COPD and ILD

Qualification

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

Languages Spoken

Hindi,English,Konkani,Marathi
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

Dr Sameerkumar V Nanaware

Worked actively as a Chest Physician with areas of interest in Tuberculosis, Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis, Asthma and Allergy, Sleep related Breathing Disorders, Bronchoscopy, Interventional Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine.

Qualification

M.B.B.S, MD Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases.

Languages Spoken

Hindi,English,Konkani,Marathi
  • Post MD he worked at RNTCP as a medical officer in KEM Hospital Mumbai . He was al Consultant Respiratory Medicine at Masina Hospital Byculla Mumbai for 15 years , Shushrusha Hospital Dadar for 10 years, Global Hospital Mumbai for 6 years and Prince Aly khan hospital for 3 years .
  • Relocated to Goa in April 2022 and affiliated to Healthway Hospital Old Goa, Manipal Hospital Dona Paula and SMRC Hospital Vasco as a Chest physician and Interventional Pulmonologist.
  • Actively worked in managing critical patients during the Covid pandemic at Prince Aly khan and Shushrusha hospital Mumbai
  • Ex Member of European Respiratory Society and European Association Of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology.
  • Passed MD with 1st rank from Mumbai University in 2005.
  • Received the IUATLD (International Union Against Tuberculosis And Lung Diseases) Gold Medal in 2005.
  • Awarded the Lupin Merit Prize In the field of Tuberculosis in 2005.
  • Have attended multiple National and International Conferences on Respiratory Medicine And Interventional Pulmonology With Hands On Workshops and conducted the same.
  • Case report on ‘An Uncommon Syndrome Of A Common Disease’ J Assoc Physicians Of India’2004 Jul;52:555.
  • Case Report on ‘Hemorrhagic Pleural Effusion Due to Pleural Hemangioma’ J Assoc Physicians Of India.2003 Jun;51:623-5.
  • Post Graduate Research Work
  • Case Report On ‘Tuberculous Bronchoesophageal Fistula Managed Conservatively’.Lung India 2005;22:65-67.
  • Review Article On “Sleep Apnea”.The Indian Journal Of Pediatrics 2006;23(7):597-601.
  • ‘Clinical Profile And Aetiology Of Bronchiectasis’.Journal Of Krishna Institute Of Medical Sciences University Oct 2017,6(4):28-37.
  • Drug Trials
  • “Comparative Evaluation Of The Efficacy Of Roflumilast 250/500 ug Tablets vs Placebo In Patients With Mild To Moderate COPD”2003.
  • “To Compare The Efficacy Of A Single Dose Of Inhaled Salbutamol Using Different Dry Powder Inhalers & Their Convenience To Use Among Asthma Patients”2004.
  • Poster Presentations
  • “Sleep Disordered Breathing In Children”A Review In Pediatric Pulmonology Conference At Respicon 2004.
  • “Quasimodo Syndrome-A Case Report” At Mapicon 2004.