The University Hospital of Sharjah has a full-fledged Pulmonology Department. Our team of eminent pulmonologists obtained certifications from American Board of Internal Medicine, certificate of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (FRCP) and the American Board of Respiratory Diseases. We have a team of best doctors who super specialize in their fields. The services Department of Pulmonology offers includes: Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Sleep Apnea, Tuberculosis and Other Chest Diseases.
Doctors in pulmonology
Tuberculosis is a respiratory disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The infection spread from one person to another person in air through tiny droplet through cough.
Bronchial asthma is a respiratory tract inflammation caused by swelling of the air ways. Bronchial asthma causes wheezing and shortness of breath.
Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by the swelling of the air sacs.The symptoms of the pneumonia are cough, loss of appetite,chest pain,fever and shaking chill.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a serious type of sleep disorder as it causes breathing to stop and start repeatedly during sleep. It happens due to the temporary relaxation of the throat muscles causing the airway to narrow.
Sleep Apnea refers to severe sleep disorders. Frequent and loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, morning headaches are few of the symptoms of Sleep Apnea.
The Bronchoscopy Unit is equipped with state-of-art devices for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), including emergency procedures and management of gastrointestinal bleeding.