Dr. Sumeet Singhania

Dr. Sumeet Singhania

Consultant, Pulmonary Medicine

MD(General Medicine), MRCP(UK), CCST Respiratory and Internal Medicine)

  • Clinics: Sleep Apnoea Clinic
  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 15 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Biography

Dr Singhania graduated in Medicine from Mumbai University and completed his post graduation in Internal medicine at Sion Hospital. He then did MRCP from Royal College of Physician, London. Further to this he completed entire respiratory medicine training in United Kingdom in internationally acclaimed hospitals and gained experience in dealing with complex respiratory cases. After working as a consultant in Respiratory Medicine, he moved to Mumbai and has been working in Kokilaben Hospital since last 5 years.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Asthma,  lung disease, Interventional Pulmonology, Sleep and non invasive ventilation, Smoking cessation

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Diagnosis and Management of various Respiratory Diseases like Asthma, COPD, Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, Pleural effusion, Interventions: Conventional bronchoscopy and Endobronchial ultrasound guided lymph node aspiration ( EBUS TBNA), Dilatation of tracheobronchial stenosis, foreign body removal, Medical thoracoscopy and pleurodesis, Sleep service: Management of sleep related breathing disorders, Management of allergy and severe Asthma, Smoking Cessation clinic, Pulmonary Hypertension

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Management of various Respiratory Diseases and Sleep Disorders like Asthma, COPD, Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, Pleural Diseases and Sleep Related Breathing Disorders.

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • Under graduation: K .J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai
    • Post-Graduation: L.T.M. General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai
    • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, London
    • CCST, North West Deanery, UK

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, Edge Hill University, UK
    • Diploma in Medical leadership from Manchester Business school, UK

Dr. Singhania has been trained in Respiratory Medicine in UK and was previously working as consultant in Pulmonology in Manchester, UK. His special interest areas are Asthma, interstitial lung disease and interventional pulmonology. He also has substantial experience in COPD, Lung cancer, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Fungal Diseases at Tertiary Care hospitals in the UK. His procedural skills include Medical Thoracoscopy, Conventional Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound guided transbronchial lymph node aspiration ( EBUS TBNA) and Indwelling Chest Drains.

Dr. Singhania has expertise in Acute and Domiciliary Non-Invasive Ventilation in patients with morbid obesity, neuromuscular diseases and COPD. He has also been running Sleep Clinics and besides sleep apnoea also deals with other sleep disorders.

KDAH Experience

  • Setting up of Endobronchial Ultrasound guided Lymph node aspiration service (EBUS TBNA)
  • Setting up Domicilliary Non invasive ventilation service at KDAH
  • Setting up Smoking cessation service at KDAH
  • Clinical supervisor for post graduate students in chest medicine at KDAH for last 3 yrs.
  •  Establishing Multidisciplinary approach with radiology, neurology, rheumatology and cardiology for complex multisystem diseases

Dr Singhania has worked in various state of the art departments of Respiratory Medicine in UK. He has attended multiple workshops and courses run by British Thoracic Society and has number of publications in peer reviewed journals. He has written chapter on tuberculosis in medical microbiology book. He was a lead for Non invasive ventilation in hospital in UK and has done multiple clinical audits for maintenance and improvement of standards of service and care to patients.

Publications:

  • Cadmium as a risk factor for osteoporosis in COPD, The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Volume 21, Number 2, 1 February 2017, pp. 244-244(1)
  • Tuberculosis occurring with invasive pneumococcal disease: report of two cases, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases 2010; 14(11):1497-8.
  • Changing Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in Central Manchester: Thorax, December 2009, BTS winter meeting.
  • Unmet needs for palliation in fibrotic interstitial lung disease: Indian J Palliat Care 2018;24:345-8
  • CMV Pneumonitis following Bendamustine containing Chemotherapy, Journal of The Association of Physicians of India Vol. 65 September 2017. 92.
  • Linezolid‐induced rare triad of hypoglycaemia, bone marrow suppression and hyponatraemia in elderly. (2019). Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 10.1111/jcpt.13069.
  • Case report of a young lady with abnormal behavior diagnosed as primary angitis of central nervous system associated with anti-cardiolipin antibodies. Journal of Indian Rheumatology association (JIRA), 2003: 11:16-18.
  • Menorrhagia: Hematologist’s point of view, Haematology Today, 2004; 199-211

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Mr. Kundan Jha, Mumbai

    Hospital doctors are great and go in-depth to identify the cause of ailment. Experience with Sumeet Singhania Sir was great, he explained all the procedure and treatment therapies well.
    Also Gaurav Mehta Sir was really helpful and under...

No. Journal Code Department Type Download
1 18 Pulmonary Medicine International Download

Publication/Talk Title : Cadmium as a Risk Factor for Osteoporosis in COPD

Journal Published : "International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases"

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