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NAME

Dr. Dipti Gothi

DESIGNATION Academic Registrar at ESI-PGIMSR, Delhi.
Professor, Academic Head Department of Pulmonary Medicine ESI-PGIMSR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Exam passed Institute/Univ Year
MBBS Topiwala National Medical College, Udaipur. Rajasthan University 1991
MD (Pulmonary Medicine) Topiwala National Medical College, Udaipur. Rajasthan University 1996

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Post Institute/Hospital Duration
Senior Resident Topiwala national Medical College/ BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai 6 months
Senior Resident LRS Institute of Tuberculosis and respiratory disease, Delhi 1 year
Medical Officer Topiwala national Medical College/ BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai 1yr 5 months
Assist Professor Topiwala national Medical College/ BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai 6 years
Assoc Professor Lokmanya Tilak Medical College/ Sion Hospital, Mumbai 8 months
Assoc Professor Era's Lucknow Medical College, Lucknow 2 yrs
Associate Professor ESI- PGIMSR, Delhi  
Total   15 years +

Special Interests: COPD, airway disease, Sleep, ILD, carcinoma lung

Highlight Of Publications/Presentations/Lectures

• Over 60 publications in international/national journals. One of the publications 'Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic.' Published in Postgrad Med J has been rated one of the top 100 most well read articles by BMJ group of journals of the last decade 2000-2010.

• Various presentation in National and International conferences.

• Chapters written for published books

• Lectures delivered at various CMEs

Others

• Editorial board of Indian Journal of Sleep and The National Organization for Advancement and Integration in Medical Sciences

• Reviewer of Lung India and Indian Journal of Radiology

Details of Academic Activities

Pubmed Indexed Publications

1. Gothi D, Spalgais S. Tuberculosis in epidermal growth factor receptor mutation in lung adenocarcinoma on treatment with gefitinib/erlotinib. Indian J of Cancer 2017;54:1-1

2. Gothi D, Gahlot T, Sah RB, Saxena M, Ojha UC, Verma AK, et al. Asbestos-induced lung disease in smallscale clutch manufacturing workers. Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2016;20:95-102.

3. Spalgais S, Gothi D, Jaiswal A, Gupta K.Nonoccupational anthracofibrosis/anthracosilicosis from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, India: A case series. Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Sep-Dec;19(3):159-66.

4. Gothi D, Gupta SS, Kumar N, Sood K. Impact of overlap syndrome on severity of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Lung India 2015; 32 :578-58.

5. Sharma SK, Katoch VM, Mohan A, Kadhiravan T, Elavarasi A, Ragesh R, Nischal N, Sethi P, Behera D, Bhatia M, Ghoshal AG, Gothi D, Joshi J, Kanwar MS, Kharbanda OP, Kumar S, Mohapatra PR, Mallick BN, Mehta R, Prasad R, Sharma SC, Sikka K, Aggarwal S, Shukla G, Suri JC, Vengamma B, Grover A, Vijayan VK, Ramakrishnan N, Gupta R; Indian Initiative on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Guidelines Work Group. Consensus & Evidence-based INOSA Guidelines 2014 (First edition). Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2015 Jan-Mar;57(1):48-64.

6. Gothi D, Satija B, Kumar S, Kaur O. Interstitial Lung Disease due to Siderosis in a Lathe Machine Worker. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2015 Jan-Mar;57(1):35-7.

7. Sharma SK, Katoch VM, Mohan A, Kadhiravan T, Elavarasi A, Ragesh R, Nischal N, Sethi P, Behera D, Bhatia M, Ghoshal AG, Gothi D, Joshi J, Kanwar MS, Kharbanda OP, Kumar S, Mohapatra PR, Mallick BN, Mehta R, Prasad R, Sharma SC, Sikka K, Aggarwal S, Shukla G, Suri JC, Vengamma B, Grover A, Vijayan VK, Ramakrishnan N, Gupta. Consensus and evidence-based Indian initiative on obstructive sleep apnea guidelines 2014 (first edition). Lung India. 2015 Jul-Aug;32(4):422-34.

8. Spalgais S, Gothi D, Verma AK. Pulmonary choriostoma in a case of tuberous sclerosis complex. J Postgrad Med. 2015 Jul-Sep;61(3):193-6. doi: 10.4103/0022-3859.159426.

9. Gothi D, Verma A, Sah RB. An unusual case of mesothelioma. Lung India. 2015 Mar-Apr;32(2):194-5.

10. Sharma SK, Katoch VM, Mohan A, Kadhiravan T, Elavarasi A, Ragesh R, Nischal N, Sethi P, Behera D, Bhatia M, Ghoshal AG,Gothi D, Joshi J, Kanwar MS, Kharbanda OP, Kumar S, Mohapatra PR, Mallick BN, Mehta R, Prasad R, Sharma SC, Sikka K, Aggarwal S, Shukla G, Suri JC, Vengamma B, Grover A, Vijayan VK, Ramakrishnan N, Gupta R, Indian Initiative on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Guidelines Working Group; Indian Initiative on Obstructive Sleep. Consensus & evidence-based INOSA Guidelines 2014 (first edition). Indian J Med Res. 2014 Sep;140(3):451-68.

11. Gupta SS, Gothi D, Narula G, Sircar J. Correlation of BMI and oxygen saturation in stable COPD in Northern India. Lung India. 2014 Jan;31(1):29-34.

12. Satija B, Kumar S, Ojha UC, Gothi D. Spectrum of high-resolution computed tomography imaging in occupational lung disease. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2013 Oct;23(4):287-96. doi: 10.4103/0971-3026.125564.

13. Kumar S, Satija B, Gothi D, Yadav N. A young smoker with hemoptysis. Lung India. 2013 Oct;30(4):365-7. doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.120627.

14. Salvi S, Brashier B, Gothi D, Karkhanis V, Madas S, Gogtay J, Joshi J. Bronchodilator efficacy of tiotropium-formoterol via single pressurized meter dose inhaler (pMDI) versus tiotropium alone in COPD. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Feb;27(1):90-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pupt.2013.05.010. Epub 2013 Jun 8.

15. Bhawna S, Ojha UC, Kumar S, Gupta R, Gothi D, Pal RS. Spectrum of high resolution computed tomography findings in occupational lung disease: experience in a tertiary care institute. J Clin Imaging Sci. 2013 Dec 31;3:64.

16. Gothi D, Joshi JM. An unusual interstitial lung disease. Ann Thorac Med. 2012 Jul;7(3):162-4. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.98851. No abstract available.

17. Gothi D, Joshi JM. A 38-year-old man with lung cysts. Ann Thorac Med. 2011 Oct;6(4):231-4. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.84779. No abstract available.

18. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Pulmonary rehabilitation in resource poor settings. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011 Jul-Sep;53(3):163-72. Review.

19. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Resistant TB: Newer Drugs and Community Approach. Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov. 2011 Jan;6(1):27-37. Review.

20. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Rayon Lung in a non flocking industry worker. Indian Journal of Chest Disease Allied Science 2009; 51(1):177-180

21. Kate A, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Marfan syndrome with multiseptate pneumothorax and mandibular fibrous dysplasia. Lung India. 2009 Oct;26(4):146-8.

22. Joshi JM, Gothi D. Routine use of pulse oximetry in out-patient department. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2009 Jan-Mar;51(1):5-6.

23. Saxena S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Case of the month. A pulsatile tracheal compression. Br J Radiol. 2008 Jun;81(966):515-6.

24. Ahuja A, Gothi D, Amonkar G, Joshi JM. 25-year old male with pleural thickening. Lung India. 2008 Apr;25(2):82-4. doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.44126.

25. Gothi D, Joshi JM. A 16-year-old girl with hemoptysis, intermittent loss of vision, and a carotid bruit. Chest. 2008 Jan;133(1):300-4. doi: 10.1378/chest.07-0845. No abstract available.

26. Patil M, Gothi D and Joshi JM. Nijmegen syndrome in an Indian male. Indian Journal of Chest Disease Allied Science 2008;50:229-31.

27. Gothi D, Shah DV, Joshi JM. Clinical profile of diseases causing chronic airflow limitation in a tertiary care centre in India. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Aug;55:551-5.

28. Nanaware SK, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Sleep apnea.Indian J Pediatr. 2006 Jul;73(7):597-601.

29. Ahuja A, Gothi D, Joshi JM. A 52-year-old man with daytime sleepiness, sialorrhea, and facial fasciculations. Chest. 2006 Jul;130(1):287-90.

30. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Late onset hypoventilation syndrome: is there a spectrum of idiopathic hypoventilation syndromes?Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2005 Oct-Dec;47(4):293-7.

31. Ahuja A, Gothi D and Joshi JM. A 15 year old boy with reverse halo. Indian Journal Chest Disease Allied Science 2007;49:99-101

32. Singh R, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Multidrug resistant tuberculosis: Role of previous treatment with second line therapy on treatment outcome. Lung India 2007:24:54-7.

33. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Miliary tuberculosis with bilateral tuberculous psoas abscess drained with percutaneous catheter. J Assoc Physicians India. 2004 Sep;52:761-2.

34. Farnaz S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Acromesomelic dysplasia with bronchiectasis. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2005 Apr-Jun;47(2):131-4.

35. Nanaware S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. An uncommon syndrome of a common disease. J Assoc Physicians India. 2004 Jul;52:555.

36. Nanaware S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Hemorrhagic pleural effusion due to pleural hemangioma. J Assoc Physicians India. 2003 Jun;51:623-5.

37. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic. Postgrad Med J. 2004 Feb;80(940):97-100

38. Saxena S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation treated with embolotherapy. J Assoc Physicians India. 2003 Apr;51:398-400.

39. Maniar DR, Sundaram P, Joshi JM. Constrictive bronchiolitis: a CT scan appearance. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 1997 Jul-Sep;39(3):189-92.

40. Mani S, Mayekar R, Rananavare R, Maniar D, Matthews Joseph J, Doshi A. Control of tubercular haemoptysis by bronchial artery embolization. Trop Doct. 1997 Jul;27(3):149-50.

41. Maniar DR, Sundaram P, Joshi JM. Chiladiti's syndrome in an adult with chronic obstructive airway disease.J Assoc Physicians India. 1996 Jul;44(7):492-3.

42. Sundaram P, Maniar D, Joshi M Lobar atelectasis: an unusual aetiology. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 1996 Jan-Mar;38(1):35-7.

43. Maniar DR, Iyer RK, Joshi JM. Pulmonary hydatidosis medical and surgical management. J Assoc Physicians India. 1996 Jan;44(1):63-4.

44. Sunderam P, Maniar DR, Joshi JM. Diffuse infiltrative lung disease and high resolution computed tomography: An initial experience. J Assoc Physicians India 1997;45(6):437-9.

Index Copernicus

44 Sonam Spalgais, Pal RS, Gothi D&Ojha UC. The Role of Closed Pleural Biopsy in the Era of Thoracoscopy. International Journal of Current Medical And Applied Sciences, 2016;10(3):129-132.

45 Kadam SG, GothiD and Joshi JM. Use of DEXA Scan in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Comparative Analysis of Pulmonary Hypertension with GOLD classification Versus BODE Index in COPD.International Journal of Biomedical Research. 2016;7(8): 594-599.

46 Sah RB, Gothi D (2016) A Rare Cause of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Clin Respir Dis Care 2: 108. doi: 10.4172/ jcrdc.1000108

47 Gothi D (2016) Bilateral Bronchiectasis in a 73 Year Old Man. J Clin Respir Dis Care 2: i003. doi: 10.4172/2472-1247.1000i003

48 Bagla J, Singhal A, Gothi D, Suprithi Kohli. Tubercular Aortoartritis Presenting as renovascular hypertension. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Nephrology 2015;1

Indmed Publication (National Journals)

49. Joshi JM, Periera VV, Maniar DR.Takayasu's arteritis mimicking tuberculosis- a case report. Lung India 1995;13(3):117- 8.

50. Vaidya S, Maniar DR, Nadkar MY, et al Poncet's disease. The Indian Practitioner 1995;68:251-3.

51. Roy G, Maniar DR, Vaidya S, et al Primary Antiphosphodolipid Antibody Syndrome. JIRA 1996;4 (4)146-8.

52. Gothi D, Joshi JM. An unusual bone tumour. Indian Medical Gazette 2002:136(3):104-5.

53. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Autobullectomy with spontaneous lysis of fungal ball. Indian medical gazette. 2002;138:365-67.

54. Nanaware S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Bronchoesophageal Fistula Managed Conservatively. Lung India 2005;22:65-7.

55. Shah BM, Gothi D, Joshi JM. An unusual cause of consolidation. Lung India 2005;22:94-96.

56. Saxena S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep disordered breathing in Mumbai (India). Indian J Sleep Med 2006;1.1:27-31.

57. Joshi JM, Gothi D.Post infectious obliterative bronchiolitis. Lung India 2006; 23: 75-77.

58. Farnaz S, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Obstructive sleep apnoea in acase of Oculo-Auricular- vertebral spectrum. Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine 2006;1(2):106-8.

59. Gangurde A, Gothi D, Joshi JM. Sleep apnoea in postaxial acrofacial dysostosis. Indian Journal Sleep Med 2006;1(4):211-3.

60. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Evaluation of body mass index in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. Lung India 2008;25(1):45. abstract available of the presented paper in NAPCON 2007, Chandigarh

61. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Respiratory manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis. Lung India 2008;25(1):48. abstract available of the presented paper in NAPCON 2007, Chandigarh

62. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Upper airway resistance syndrome: The changing scenario. The Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine. 2008;3.2:31-5.

63. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Sleep disordered breathing in children. Indian J Sleep Med 2009; 4.3, 82-90.

64. Bagla J, Ghosh V, Ramji S, Gothi D.Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns following change in antibiotic policy in NICU. Pediatric Infectious Disease 2013;5:59-63.

65. Gothi D.Restless legs syndrome: Common yet an under recognized entity. Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine. 2014;9:41-49.

66. Sleep disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine 2015; 10:11: 21.

Other Publication

67. Gothi D, Chowgule R. Asthma and pregnancy. Physician's Digest 2001:10;90-99.

68. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Multi-Drug Resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis.Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews 2006;2(1):53-7(5).

69. Gothi D. Editorial: Pulmonary aspergillosis: Clinicoradiological spectrum and therapeutic options. Chest (India edition) 1/6/2009.

70. Gothi D, Joshi JM. Microbiological and Molecular Diagnosis of Pneumonias. In: World Clinic Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Ed: Surinder K Jindal. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. July 2012:1;47-67.

71. Gothi D. Bardet Biedle Syndrome with Bronchiectasis.Pulmon 2012;14(1):31-34.

72. Gothi D. Bilateral Bronchiectasis in a 73 Year Old Man. J Clin Respir Dis Care 2016, 2:3. DOI: 10.4172/2472-1247.1000i003.

73. Sah RB, Gothi D, Singhal A, Jain S and Gupta R.Tracheobronchial Calcification with Sinus Destruction. Clin Respir Dis Care 2016, 2:4. DOI: 10.4172/2472-1247.1000123.

74. Gothi D, Jaswal A, and Spalgais S. Lymph Node Tuberculosis. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 2.5 (2016): 194-211.

Accepted for Publication

75. Gothi D, Saxena M, Gahlot T, et al. Home-based 'No Cost' Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. To be published in Indian Journal Chest Disease Allied Science.

Book

1. Eds: J M Joshi, Textbook of Pulmonary Medicine, 1st edition- 2009: Jaypee Brothers

Chapters written

• Revised National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program

• Surgical Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

• Pharmacotherapy of Obstructive Airway Disorders

• Bronchial Asthma

• Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

• Bronchiectasis

• Small Airway Obstruction

• Sleep-related Respiratory Disorders: Sleep Apnea Syndromes

• Case Illustrations

2. A pocket book on Sleep Medicine for practicing physicians

Presentations

1. Study of flow volume loop in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome and snorers at NAPCON, 95, Pune, India

2. Our experience in RNTCP, Poster presentation at NAPCON 2001, Mumbai, India

3. Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program, Presented at Staff Society Meeting at Nair in January 2003, Mumbai, India

4. Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A review, Poster presentation at RESPICON 2004, on 11/09/04, Mumbai, India

5. A study of comparative prevalence of diseases causing chronic airflow limitation in India, at 9th ARSR & 10th TPAIS on 23rd November 2004, Mumbai, India.

6. Safety of Beclomethasone HFA pMDI (HFA BDP) compared with Beclomethasone CFC pMDI (CFC BDP) over 12 weeks, poster presented at ERS 2005, Copenhagun, Denmark.

7. Adenocarcinoma of lung, presented at evidence based management conference on tobacco control & lung cancer on 26-28 Feb, 2007, Mumbai, India.

8. Evaluation of body mass index in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Research Society, Nair Hospital on 18th March 2008, Mumbai, India

9. To compare BMI and FFMI in COPD and non COPD patients. NAPCON 26th-30th November 2010, Jodhpur, India.

10. Atypical Mycobacteria in an immunocompetent host: Nodular bronchiectatic form. NAPCON 26th-30th November 2010,Jodhpur, India

11. Correlation of Severity Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Sleep Apnea. Sleepcon 8-10 April 2011, won a second prize for the same, Agra, India.

12. Paper Presented at ESIC Delcon-12 onUsage of Electronic medical record in a tertiary care institute: A questionnaire based study between 7- 8th August, Delhi, India.

13. Usage of Electronic medical record in a tertiary care institute: A questionnaire based study: Use of Asthma data Presented at WAO International Scientific Conference at between 6-10 November 2012, Hydrabad, India.

14. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease In A 36 Year Male Worker From Metal Polish Industry Presented at International Conference On Environment And Human Health, Indian National Science Academy 28-29 November 2012, Delhi, India./

15. Study to evaluate the disease duration and its impact on percentage predicted FEV1 in well controlled asthma patients, presented at CHEST 2014, Austin, Texas

16. Role of home based pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD patients,presentated at NAPCON 2015, won second prize for oral presentation, Jaipur, India.

17. Smoking cessation in patients of underlying lung disease with smoking < 10 vs ≥ 10 per day using counselling (personal+telephonic) & varenicline: our experience presented at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India

18. Comparison of clinical profile and lung functions in patients of COPD, asthma and ACOS, won second prize atNAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India.

19. Evaluation of sleep disorders in COPD patients by subjective based questionnaires and their correlation with FEV1, BMI and PaO2 presented at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India. It is an ongoing project.

20. Study to assess the correlation of asthma control test, high sensitive c reactive protein (hs-crp) and pulmonary function test in asthmatic patients,presented at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India. It is an ongoing project.

21. Association between Tuberculosis with Adenocarcinoma lung on tyrosine kinase inhibitor: case series, presented as poster at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, 2016.

22. Prevalence of restless leg syndrome in copd patients and their relation with spirometry and arterial blood gas analysis. Won 2nd prize at young scientist award at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India.

23. Prevalence of Restless leg syndrome in patients referred for obstructive sleep apnea, won 2nd prize for poster presentation at NAPCON, 2016, Mumbai, India.

Lectures

1. Spirometry, at "Clinicians and Technologist training and convention on polysomnography and sleep disorders" 11th march 2005 at Ramee Guestline International, Juhu, Mumbai, India

2. Pulmonary Function test, on 23/7/05, at Gokuldham Medical centre, Mumbai, India

3. HIV and TB, on 18/10/05 at JJ Hospital, for NACO training, Mumbai, India

4. Sleep apnoea syndrome: Should it be diagnosed? At 18th Regional Update in Respiratory Disease, HIV & TB, on 6th November 2005 at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai

5. Spirometry, workshop. At heart lung congress 2006, on 7th January 2006, Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, India.

6. COPD: An update. Respiratory Department, Nair Hospital. 17th October 2007, Mumbai, India

7. Spirometry workshop, at medicine department, Nair hospital, on 20th September, 2008, Mumbai, India

8. TB, Newer treatment. Sion Hospital,24th March 2009,Mumbai, India

9. Recent advances in TB Era's Lucknow Medical College. March 2011, Lucknow, India

10. A magnified view of small airway disease. NCCP, Delhi. 19/5/13

11. Pathogenesis of ILD: A Focus on UIP, NATCON-14, 25/2/14, Delhi, India

12. Workshop on sleep disordered breathing webcasted throughout the country on 9/08/14.

13. Sleep Hypoventilation: Hypo-recognized Entity. NCCP, Delhi, 31/08/14

14. Sleep Staging. NAPCON-14, 20/11/14,Agra, India.

15. Atypical Mycobacteria not so 'Atypical' NCCP, 28/06/15, Delhi, India.

16. Manual Vs Computational (automated) debate Sleep Scoring, Sleepcon, 25/03/16, Delhi

17. Lecture for Workshop on Recent advances: History, Physical Examination and Identification of Pattern of Obstruction,Sleepcon, 25/03/16, Delhi, India

18. Conducted Spirometry workshop for 1st ACP India Chapter Congress, on 01/04/16, at Mumbai, India.

19. RLS: Common yet Under-recognized entity on 26/06/16 at NCCP, Delhi, India.

20. Indian Initiative On Obstrctive Sleep Apnoea Guidelines (INOSA), at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India.

21. COPD – NIV, CPAP, LTOT- when how what? At SLEEPCON 2017, Coimbatore, India.

22. International Classification of Sleep Disorder 3: workshop on 16th NovemberNAPCON, 2017, Kolkata

23. Sleep Disorders Other Than OSA: Panel Discussion on16th November, NAPCON Kolkata.

24. Hypoventilation Syndrome: What's New? Respicon India, Delhi, 1st December 2017

25. Pulmonary Thromboembolism. Respicon India, Delhi, 1st December 2017

Research (Pharmaceutical Company Sponsored)

• Randomized controlled trial of Ciclesonide 200ug morning VsCiclesonide 200ug evening Vs Budesonide 200ug bid in patients with mild to moderate persistent bronchial asthma, Altana Healthcare.

• Randomized double blind controlled trial of RofumilastVs placebo in patients with COPD, Altana Healthcare.

• Comparison of Beclomethasonediproprionate CFC v/s HFA in chronic moderate persistent asthma: an open labeled randomized control trial Cipla Ltd.

• Comparison of safety and efficacy of 500 ugRoflumilast v/s oral montelukast 10 mg in mild to moderate persistent asthma randomized double blind control trial, Altana Healthcare

• DuovaVsTiova in COPD, Cipla Ltd.

• Formeterol CFC Vs HFA, Cipla Ltd.

• Fluticasone and Salmeterol, TurbohalerVsDischalar, with terbutalineturbohaler, Astra Zeneca.

• A randomised, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel group, multi-centre study to compare the efficacy and tolerability of HFA-propelled combination Fluticasone Propionate 125mcg and SalmeterolXinafoate 25 mcg pMDI with separate HFA-propelled Fluticasone Propionate 125 mcg pMDI and CFC- propelled SalmeterolXinafoate 25 mcg pMDI in patients with mild to moderate asthma, Cipla Ltd.

Research (Non sponsored) (Some of these projects are presented and some are published)

• Pulmonary extrapulmonary tuberculosis: Clinical and laboratory observations of tuberculosis at a Mumbai (India) clinic (Published in PMJ)

• Sleep apnoea in children (Published in Indian Journal of Pediatrics)

• Prevalence of Sleep disordered breathing (Published in Indian Journal of Sleep)

• Multidrug resistant tuberculosis: Outcome of treatment (Published in Lung India)

• Adenocarcinoma of lung (Presented at conference on tobacco control & lung cancer)

• Chronic obstructive airway disease: Comparative prevalence (Published in JAPI)

• Evaluation of body mass index in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (Published in Lung India as an abstract of NAPCON)

• Respiratory manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis (Published in Lung India as an abstract of NAPCON 2010)

• Evaluation of fat free mass index in chronic obstructive airway disease (Presented at NAPCON 2010)

• Correlation of Severity Exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Sleep Apnea. (Presented at Sleepcon 8-10 April 2011, won a second prize for the same).

• Study to evaluate the disease duration and its impact on percentage predicted FEV1 in well controlled asthma patients, presented at CHEST 2014, Austin, Texas

• Rehabilitation in resource poor setting – Completed, presented and won Second prize at NAPCON-2015

• HsCRP and Bronchial asthma correlation with ACT and duration of symptoms (ongoing)

• The role of closed Pleural biopsy in the era of thoracoscopy: Retrospective study at tertiary centre in North India, presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur.

• Title-CPAP Compliance in ESIC insured patients presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur

• Non-occupationalAnthracofibrosis/Anthracosilicosis from Ladakh: A case series, presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur

• Prevalence of adenocarcinoma with EGFR positive and response and side effect of TKI in Indian patients, presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur.

• Asbestosis in a small scale clutch plate factory, presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur.

• Utility of sleep questionnaire in predicting OSA, presentated at NAPCON 2015, Jaipur, won 1st prize for poster.

• Smoking cessation in patients of underlying lung disease with smoking < 10 vs ≥ 10 per day using counselling (personal+telephonic) & varenicline: our experience presented at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai

• Comparison of clinical profile and lung functions in patients of COPD, asthma and ACOS, won second prize atNAPCON 2016, Mumbai.

• Evaluation of sleep disorders in COPD patients by subjective based questionnaires and their correlation with FEV1, BMI and PAO2 presented at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, ongoing project

• Study to assess the correlation of asthma control test, high sensitive c reactive protein (hs-crp) and pulmonary function test in asthmatic patients.

• Association between Tuberculosis with Adenocarcinoma lung on tyrosine kinase inhibitor: case series, presented at NAPCON 2016 as poster.

• Prevalence of restless leg syndrome in copd patients and their relation with spirometry and arterial blood gas analysis. Won 2nd prize at young scientist award at NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, ongoing project.

• Prevalence of Restless leg syndrome in patients referred forobstructive sleep apnea, won 2nd prize for poster presentation at NAPCON, 2016, Mumbai, ongoing project.

• To study Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) in Bronchial Asthma (BA), ongoinng project.

• Insomnia in COPD. Presented at NAPCON 2017, Kolkata

• Retrospective Analysis of Diagnostic Yield and Complication of CT-Guided Lung Biopsy: A Joint Collaboration of Radiologist and Chest Physician. Presented at NAPCON 2017, Kolkata.

• Smoking Cessation Among Patients Attending Respiratory Opd In A Tertiary Care Hospital, Presented at NAPCON 2017, Kolkata

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