Dr. Avi Kumar joined the prestigious institution through Delhi PG Medical Entrance Examination 2006 and underwent a three year postgraduate residency programme in pulmonary medicine.
Dr Kumar is extensively trained in -
Intensive respiratory care unit: Mechanical ventilation (Siemens Servo-i), non invasive ventilation ( Respmed BiPAP and CPAP machines), intensive care monitoring, chest tube drainage, pleurodesis, arterial blood gas analysis and other critical care activities.
Sleep laboratory: Diagnostic Polysomnography, Split Night Polysomnography with CPAP titration, Multiple Sleep Latency Testing (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing (MWT).
Pulmonary function laboratory: Computerized lung function testing that include spirometry, lung volume estimation by helium dilution method, diffusion studies by CO single breath method, bronchodilator response, exercise bronchoprovocation testing and histamine challenge testing.
Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy and Autofluorescence Video Bronchoscopy: Bronchoscopic visualization of tracheobronchial tree, bronchoalveolar lavage(BAL), endobronchial and transbronchial lung biopsy(EBLB and TBLB) and transbronchial needle aspiration(TBNA) for various respiratory disease.