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Dr. Narasimhan R


Senior Consultant , Fellowship, MD, MBBS, 36 years of experience

Chennai , India

About Doctor

  • Dr. Narasimhan R is a Pulmonologist with 36+ years of experience.

  • He has done more than 11000 diagnostic bronchoscopes in South India.

  • Dr. Narasimhan has done highest number of Pleuroscopies and has started Endobronchial Ultrasound unit in India.

  • He is a writer in Health Watch Session in The Hindu.

  • He completed MBBS and MD from Madras University and FCCP from American College of Chest Physicians.

  • He has delivered more than 500 lectures on pulmonary diseases both nationally and internationally.


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Work Experience of Dr. Narasimhan R

Senior Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai


  • Fellowship, 1997, American College Of Chest Physicians
  • MD, 1982, Madras University, Chennai
  • MBBS, 1979, Madras University, Chennai


Vocational Excellence Award from the Rotary Club of Madras for the highest number of diagnostic bronchoscopies in South India.

Paper Published

  • A case report of endobronchial sarcoidosis-Narasimhan, Gayathri and Jayaraman-Current Medical Trends 8(3) 1600-1603

  • Oct 1989 Levofloxacin in Adult patients with Nosocominal Pneumonias-R. Narasimhan Indian Medical Gazette Feb 2005, Vol. CXXIX, No. 2 Pulmonary Nocardiosis-A retrospective analysis-Gayathri, Aruna, Dr.R.Narasimhan-Current Medical Trends/9/2/April 2005

  • He has written a chapter on “Acute Severe Asthma” in Association Physicians of India Text book “Medicine Update 2005” Endobronchial Schwanomma-Narasimhan, Gayathri and Jayaraman-Pulmon 2004:6;1:26-30

  • Trans bronchial lung biopsies A retrospective analysis-Leading article-Pulmon Narasimhan R, Gayathri AR, Illangho RP-Pulmon 2004:6;2:44-49

  • A typical presentation of a malignant pulmonary nodule-Narasimhan, Gayathri and Partha Karmakar-Apollo proceedings 2003 july (2), 28-29

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia-Narasimhan R, Illangho RP, Mahadevan S-Lung India (1999), XVII, No.1 (Page 35-37)

  • Theophylline-Is it useful? Narasimhan R-Editorial Pulmon 2000:2;60-61 Wearing from Mechanical Ventilation-Editorial Pulmon 2003:5;2:41-42 Polymerase Chain for Tuberculosis-Narasimhan R, Illangho RP, and Seethalakshmi- Lung India (1998), XVI, No.4 (Page 150 to 154)

  • Sleep disorders and Fibreoptic Bronchoscopy Organizing Capabilities Organized Indian Bronchology Conferences in 1995 in Chennai




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