Pulmonary (Lung) Center

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The heart of our Pulmonary Center is the specialists from recognized Thai, American and British institutes. These specialists are very experienced in the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of all pulmonary and respiratory system diseases. Rehabilitation and consultation services are also provided to enhance patients’ quality of life during treatment and after. Physicians and staff work as a unified team for the best treatment results.
 

Abnormal symptoms of lung and respiratory system

Difficulty in breathing, coughing, chest pain and discolored or bloody phlegm are indications of lung and respiratory system abnormalities. The Bumrungrad Pulmonary Center offers treatment of diseases such as:
  • Common lung diseases
    • Asthma
    • COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    • Lung cancer, metastatic cancers of the lungs (cancers that developed in other parts of the lung), mesothelioma
    • Lung infection, e.g. tuberculosis, pneumonia, bronchitis, fungal infection
    • Interstitial lung diseases
    • Pulmonary embolism and pulmonary arterial hypertension
    • Lung flukes and other lung worms
    • Snoring and apnea
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
    • Pneumoconiosis
      • Asbestosis
      • Silicosis
      • Berylliosis
    • Heavy metal lung diseases, e.g. aluminosis
    • Occupational asthma
    • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    • Allergic respiratory disease and environmental lung diseases


Services

  1. Diagnosis
Pulmonary Centre is well equipped with medical instruments and technologies for the diagnosis and assessment of disease severity.
  • Chest x-ray
  • CT scan
  • Low-dose computerized tomography – It is a technology that use low radiation dose and can generate a three-dimensional images with high resolution.
  • PET/CT scan – It is a radiological test used to evaluate the stage of lung cancer. A sugar is injected into bloodstream. When cancers cell take up the sugar, it can be seen more obviously than the normal cells
  • Ventilation-perfusion scan
  • Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Bronchial challenge testing (Methacholine challenge)
  • Sleep test – It is used to diagnosis and evaluate the severity of sleep disorders, e.g. snoring, difficulty in breathing, and apnea
  1. Treatment
The treatment options depend on the symptoms and conditions the patient has. Examples of treatment options are:
 
Conditions
Treatment options
Lung infection
Antibiotic treatment
Lung cancer
Surgery, Radiotherapy (radiation therapy and brachytherapy), Targeted therapy, Chemotherapy
Interstitial lung diseases
Steroid treatment or other medication
Obstructive respiratory disease e.g. asthma, COPD
Medications such as bronchodilators, steroids, or antihistamines
 
  1. Pulmonary rehabilitation
At Bumrungrad, Pulmonary Center works with Rehabilitation Center in order to improve lung function including a therapy, before and after lung surgery to reduce pain and enable the patients to have a normal daily life.
 

Service hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
 

Location

Bumrungrad International Clinic (BIC), 15th floor
 

Contact us

Phone: +66 (0) 2667 1555
Fax: +66 (0) 2667 1250
 
 
Doctor List

*Click on the specialty of interest below to see the list of doctors:

Pulmonology (Lungs)

**Please click on the doctor’s name or picture to see the full doctor profile.
Dr. Anon Jatakanon
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Arth Nana
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Benjamas Intarapoka
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Dr. Chankanok Kuagoolwongse
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Dr. Charn Kiatboonsri
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Eakachai Sathianpitayakul
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Kasem Sirithanakul
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Naricha Chirakalwasan
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Dr. Pairaj Kateruttanakul
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Pinyo Horsin
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Prapaporn Pornsuriyasak
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Pratan Vathesatogkit
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Suree Sompradeekul
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Visit Udompanich
Medicine, Internal Medicine
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Warakarn Vilaichone
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Worakij Chalermskulrat
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Wudthichai Suttithawil
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
Dr. Yongyudh Ploysongsang
Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (ICU)
Medicine, Pulmonology (Lungs)
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