Pulmo Mentor

Session 3
Session 2
Session 1

Programme Highlights

• Multidisciplinary insights in management of ILD & Pulmonary vascular disorders
• Panel discussion on real world case scenarios & troubleshooting
• Latest updates from the best in the Field of ILD & Pulmonary vascular disorders
• Workstations on Rigid Bronchoscopy, Cryobiopsy and Rehabilitation
• Know from expert Session: Queries & Controversies

Director’s Desk

The field of Pulmonary Medicine continues to expand and develop at a rapid pace. Pulmo Mentor is a series of academic events aimed at enhancing the knowledge of aspiring Pulmonologists in handling complex respiratory cases which they encounter on day to day practice.

The current programme will focus on best practices in Interstitial Lung Disease with panel discussion on real world challenges in such cases followed by workstations on Cryolung biopsy.

National experts with vast experience will discuss and guide the delegates on management of various issues pertaining to Interstitial Lung Disease.

Pulmo Mentor event is targeted to provide tangible benefits and networking opportunities to current Pulmonologists and also aims to enhance their knowledge and skills.

We Look forward to seeing you

Dr. Pavan Gorukanti

Dr. Pavan Gorukanti
Pulmonary Critical Care (American Board Qualified)
Director – Yashoda Hospitals

Dr. Viswesvaran B

Dr. Viswesvaran B
Programme Director,
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology &
Sleep Medicine
Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda


Dr. P. NavanithDr. P. Navanith
Sagar Reddy
Consultant Pulmonologist,
Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda

Dr. D. RagothamDr. D. Ragotham Reddy
Consultant Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda

Dr. P. SrikanthDr. P. Srikanth
Consultant Clinical &
Interventional Pulmonology,
Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Date: October 30, 2022

09:00 am – 09:20 am TOPIC HRCT in ILD – Pattern Recognition
Speaker Dr. Rajesh Gothi
09:20 am – 09:40 am TOPIC IPF in 2022 – Diagnosis & Management
Speaker Dr. Deepak Talwar
Chairpersons Dr. Vishnun Rao, Dr. Subhakar Kandi,Dr. A. Sridhar
09:40 am – 10:00 am TOPIC Hypersensitive Pneumonitis – Diagnosis & Management – An update
Speaker Dr. Seethu Singh
10:00 am – 10:20 am TOPIC Sarcoidosis in India – Challenges & Controversies
Speaker Dr. Randeep Guleria
Chairpersons  Dr. M. V. Rao, Dr. P. N. S. Reddy,Dr. R. Vijay Kumar
10:20 am – 10:40 am TOPIC Approach to a patient with CTD – ILD Learn from expert
Speaker Dr. Murali Mohan
10:40 am – 11:00 am TOPIC Steroids & Immuno modulators in CTD – When,What & How ?
Speaker Dr. Padbanabha Shenoy
Chairpersons Dr. G. K. Paramjyothi, Dr. Ashfaq Hassan,Dr. Kanumuri Srinivasa Rao, Dr. Narendar Kumar
11:00 am – 11:20 am    Tea Break
11: 20 am – 11:40 am TOPIC Progressive Fibrosing ILD – The Known & Unknown
Speaker Dr. Viswesvaran Balasubramanian
11:40 am – 12:00 pm TOPIC Cryo TBLB in ILD – Evidence & Experience
Speaker Dr. V. R. Pattabiraman
Chairpersons Dr. Vinay Kumar, Dr. Ragotham Reddy, Dr. Mahendar, Dr. C. Vijay Kumar
12:00 pm – 12:20 pm TOPIC ILD – Year in review
Speaker Dr. Amita Nene
12:20 pm – 12:40 pm Topic Palliative care in ILD – A neglected Domain
Speaker Dr. Rajam Iyer
12:40 pm – 01:00 pm TOPIC Lung Transplantation in ILD – Experience & Road ahead
Speaker Dr. Jnanesh Thacker
Chairpersons Dr. Bharat Toshniwal, Dr. Balakrishna, Dr. Ambernath, Dr. Nithin Kumar
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm   Lunch Break
02:00 pm – 02:20 pm TOPIC Pulmonary Hypertension in India – Technical
Speaker Dr. Prasanth Bopte
02:20 pm – 02:40 pm TOPIC Management of Pulmonary Vasculitis – Diagnosis to follow up
Speaker Dr. Harjith Dumrah
Chairpersons Dr. Gangadhar Reddy, Dr. Praveen, Dr. Sridhar, Dr. C. N. Prasad
02:40 pm – 03:00 pm TOPIC Approach to Pulmonary Embolism: An update
Speaker Dr. Arjun Khanna
03:00 pm – 03:20 pm TOPIC ILD & PHT in ICU: Case Based Learning
Speaker Dr. Sumita Aggarwal
03:20 pm – 04:00 pm TOPIC MDD in ILD: Real world case scenario
Moderator Dr. Raja Dhar
  Panel Discussion
Speaker Dr. Preeti Vidyasagar
Panelists Dr. Sujeeth Rajan, Dr. Pravakar Rao, Dr. Gopi Krishna,
Dr. Nagarjuna V. Maturu, Dr. Harikishan Gonuguntla,
Dr. Varaprasad, Dr. Debasis Behera, Dr. Nitesh Gupta
04:00 pm – 04:15 pm   Tea Break
04:15 pm – 06:00 pm TOPIC Rigid Bronchoscopy & Cryolung biopsy (Animal Model)
Faculty Dr. Srikanth Peddi, Dr. Ugandhar Bhattu,
Dr. Vamsi Krishna , Dr. Satish Reddy,
Dr. Lokesh Gutta, Dr. Manas Manegar,
Dr. Richa, Dr. Vishnu

Date: October 30, 2022 | 9 am to 6 pm
Venue: Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda

Registrations Limited to 50 participants
Registration Fees: INR 2500/-

RSVP: Dr. Harshil – 756 855 5007

National Faculty

Dr. Randeep Guleria
Director – AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. V. R. Pattabiraman
Pulmonologist, ROYAL CARE Super
Speciality Hospital, Coimbatore

Dr. Deepak Talwar
Director & Chair Pulmonary, & Sleep & Critical Care Medicine,
Metro Centre for Respiratory Diseases, NOIDA

Dr. Amita Nene
Consultant Chest Physician &
Sleep Medicine Specialist in Bombay Hospital &
Medical Research Centre, Mumbai

Dr. Raja Dhar
Director & HOD – Department of Pulmonology
Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Kolkata

Dr. Sheetu Singh
Director ILD & Pulmonary Rehab Clinic
Chief Interventional Pulmonologist
RHL, Jaipur

Dr. Murali Mohan
Senior Consultant Pulmonary Medicine
Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center,
Bommasandra, Narayana Medical Centre,Bangalore

Dr. Padmanabha Shenoy
Senior Rheumatologist &
Medical Director – Centre for
Arthritis and Rheumatism Excellence (CARE), Cochin

Dr. Sujeet Rajan
Consultant Respiratory Physician,
Interstitial Lung Diseases Bombay
Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Rajam Iyer
Consultant Pulmonologist &
Palliative Care Physician at
P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center Mumbai

Dr. G. K. Paramjyothi
Prof and HOD, Department of
Pulmonary Medicine, NIMS Hyderabad

Dr. Harjith Dumran
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist
Sleep Medicine & Critical Care Specialist
Sterling Hospital – Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Director Sparsh – Chest Diseases Centre

Dr. Rajesh Gothi
Senior Consultant – Radiology,
Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi

Dr. Arjun Khanna
Head of Department of Pulmonology,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad

Dr. Prabhakar Rao
Consultant Pulmonologist –
IVY Leaf Hospital and Tesla
Diagnostcs, Hyderabad

Dr. V. Nagarjuna Maturu
MD, DM (Pulmonology)
Consultant Pulmonology & Sleeep Medicine
Yashoda Hospitals, Hitec City

Dr. Hari Kishan Gonuguntla
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology
Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad

Dr. Lokesh Gutta
Consultant, Manipal Hospital, Vijaywada

Dr. Prasanth Bopte
MD Peds, FNB Peds cardiology,
Fellowship in Pulmonary Hypertension (Canada),
FPVRI. Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist and
Lead PH Clinic Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. R. Vara Prasad
Consultant Rheumatologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. Balaraju Tadikonda
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology,
Gayatri Chest Clinic, Vizag

Dr. Ugandhar Bhattu C
Sr. Consultant Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. Sonia Dalal
MBBS, DTCD, DNB (Respiratory Medicine), FCCP
Pulmonologist Kalyan Hospital
Director Dala Sleep and Chest Medical
Institute Pvt. Ltd, Vadodara

Dr. Vamsi Krishna Mutnuri
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet

Dr. Varun Patel
Consultant Pulmonologist
Swasan Chest Hospital, Ahmedabad

Dr. Satish C. Reddy S
MD, DM Pulmonology (AIMS)
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Malakpet

Dr. Belgundi Preeti Vidyasagar
MD, DNB (Gold Medalist), DM (Pulmonary Medicine),
Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad

Dr. Srikanth Peddi
Consultant Pulmonologist
Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. Sumita Agarwal
Consultant – Pulmonary,
Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Richa Mittal
Consultant Pulmonologist
Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital,

Dr. Nitesh Gupta
Asst. Professor
VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital,
New Delhi

Dr. Manas Manegar
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology,

Dr. Vishnu G KrishnanDr. Vishnu G Krishnan
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist
Aster MIMS Kannur

Dr. Jnanesh ThackerDr. Jnanesh Thacker
Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon,
Surgical Director-Lung, Heart, Heart-Lung
Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. C. Vijay KumarDr. C. Vijay Kumar
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology,
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Dr. Debasis BeheraDr. Debasis Behera
Consultant Pulmonary Medicine,
KIMS Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, Orissa

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