Dr. Apar Jindal Director - Advance Lung Failure, Transplant Pulmonologist. Co-Director - Lung Failure Unit

Dr. Apar Jindal

Dr. Apar Jindal

M.D. (Respiratory Medicine)

Department: Heart & Lung Transplant
Designation: Director - Advance Lung Failure, Transplant Pulmonologist. Co-Director - Lung Failure Unit
Day time OPD: MON -SAT 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Location: Secunderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu
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Dr. Apar Jindal is one of the best Consultant Pulmonologists with immense knowledge and experience of treating all types of Pulmonology diseases with utmost proficiency. He has keen interest and expertise in the management of Lung Transplant, End stage lung disease, Respiratory failure, ECMO, ILD, Pulmonary Hypertension. He has achieved Gold Medal in ENT and Gold Medal in MD, Respiratory Medicine. He has also presented many research papers in National and International medical conferences.

Education Qualifications

Education Qualifications

  • 2012-2015: M.D. (Respiratory Medicine): Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Chettinad Academy of Research & Education, Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu
  • 2007-2010: Clinical Assistant - Sleep Medicine: University of California (Davis) Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
  • 2000-2005: M.B.B.S: Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Kolar, Karnataka
  • Certified Sleep Specialist, World Sleep Federation - Indian Board of Sleep Medicine
  • Currently, he is the Director - Advanced Lung Failure, Transplant Pulmonologist, Co-Director - Lung Failure Unit at Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad.
  • 2020 - 2021: Clinical Director, Lung Transplant, Interventional Pulmonology & Chest Medicine. MGM Healthcare, Chennai.
  • 2017 - 2020: Consultant, Transplant Pulmonology, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Institute of Heart & Lung Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai.
  • 2016 - 2017 - Consultant, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
  • 2015 - 2016 - Junior Consultant (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine), VIMHANS Primamed Hospital, New Delhi.
  • 2015 - Guest lecturer, Sleep Medicine, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, New Delhi
  • 2015 - Senior Resident (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine), Metro Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Metro Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • 2010 - 2012 - Consultant and Head, Sleep Medicine, Metro Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • 2007 - 2010 - Research Associate (Junior Specialist), Pediatrics, University of California (Davis) Medical Centre, Sacramento, California, USA
  • 2006 - Junior Resident, Internal Medicine, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
Services offeredServices offered
  • Lung transplant
  • Advanced Lung Failure
  • ECMO
  • Endobronchial interventions
  • End stage lung disease management
  • Advanced Sleep disorder management
Special Interest and ExpertiseSpecial Interest and Expertise
  • Lung Transplant
  • End stage lung disease
  • Respiratory failure
  • ECMO
  • ILD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Interventional pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine - Sleep Apnea, Circadian Rhythm Disorders, Parasomnias
Professional MembershipProfessional Membership
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplant (ISHLT)
  • Indian National Society for Heart & Lung Transplant (INSHLT)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
  • Indian Chest Society (ICS)
  • National College of Chest Physicians (NCCP)
  • Indian Sleep Disorders Association (ISDA)
  • Indian Society for Sleep Research (ISSR) – Treasurer
  • SouthEast Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine (SEASM) – Founder member
Research & PublicationsResearch & Publications
  • “Lung transplantation for COVID-19 associated acute respiratory distress syndrome – International experience of first national transplants” - Lancet Respir Med 2021 - Published Online- March,31,2021-https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(21)00077-1
  • “Lung transplant in pulmonary hypertension”, Lung Bulletin, National College of Chest Physicians, January 2020, Volume1 – 67-68
  • Review article - “Lung Transplant”, Respire from Indian Chest Society, May-August 2020, 34-41.
  • “Guidelines of the Indian Society for Sleep Research (ISSR) for practice of Sleep Medicine during COVID 19”, Sleep and Vigilance.
  • “Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis – A rare disease treated with Lung Transplantation, first case from India.”, Lung India, Year 2019, Volume 36, Issue 6, 546-549.
  • “A case of lung transplant”, p116-122, Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease & Pulmonary Fibrosis, by Dr S.K. Jindal.
  • “Comparison of safety and efficacy of oral montelukast and intranasal fluticasone propionate in management of patients with bronchial asthma and allergic rhinitis” Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 2016 Aug, Vol-10(8): OC06-OC10.
  • “Correlation of peripheral eosinophilia with severity of nasobronchial allergy”. International Journal of Science and Research(IJSR), Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015:1865 – 1868.
  • “Pulmonary sequestration – rare findings”. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 2015 Jan; 6(1):(B) 1134-1139.
  • “The study of efficacy, tolerability and safety of theophylline given along with formoterol plus budesonide in COPD”. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Feb, Vol-9 (2):OC10-OC13.
  • “Overlap Syndrome – the coexistence of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)”. Chettinad Health City Medical Journal, Volume 1, Number 3, July – September 2012: 120-123.
  • “Comparison of clinico-radiological profile of new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis cases among adults and elderly people”. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015:1003-1005.
  • “Airway complications post lung transplant: Largest singly centre Indian experience”, Chest. June 2020.
  • “Successful Bilateral Lung Transplant for Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India”, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Vol. 37, Issue 4, JF3579.
  • “Establishing a lung transplant program in a resource constrained setting”, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Vol. 37, Issue 4, S255.
  • “Correlation of Tacrolimus Levels and Metabolizer Status Based on CYP3A5 Polymorphism in Indian Lung Transplant Recipients”, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Vol. 38, Issue 4, S410.
Awards and AchievementsAwards and Achievements
  • Gold Medal in ENT
  • Gold Medal – MD. Respiratory Medicine
  • Second Prize, Quiz, Ramachandra Rapid Review in Respiratory Medicine (RRRR)
  • Doctors at private hospital claim to have performed Asia's first lung transplant.
  • Asia's first bilateral lung transplantation
  • Surat based doctor who risked his life

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