Respiratory Medicine (Chest & Lung)

Respiratory Medicine (Chest & Lung)

Respiratory Medicine deals with the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs.

Respiratory Medicine deals with many diseases and conditions, including: ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome), asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, lung transplants, occupational lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), sarcoidosis of the lungs, and SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome).

Pulmonary medicine is also sometimes called pulmonology which is the science concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs.

Doctors working within Respiratory Medicine (Chest & Lung):

Dr. Tie Siew Teck

MD MRCP (UK) FCCP (USA) National Specialist Register No : 130492