Jehangir Hospital

Jehangir Hospital 32, Sassoon Road.
Pune - 411001, Maharashtra, India

Jehangir Hospital

Mon - Sat : 08.00 - 20.00
Sunday: 10.00 - 14.00

Jehangir Hospital

020-66819999 020-66819968

Paediatric pulmonology asthma clinic

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The Jehangir Paediatric Pulmonology Clinic is the unique comprehensive centre for Asthma, Allergy & other Respiratory diseases in children. The clinic involves multidisciplinary services of peadiatric specialists from Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology, ENT, respiratory therapy and more. We have a highly sophisticated Bronchoscopic suite, Sleep lab, Spirometry, ICU and other cutting edge equipments.



Scope of Services

1. Asthma and Respiratory Allergy

Our paediatric experts will provide your expert diagnosis, a personalised care plan. and comprehensive education, so that you child can breathe more easily whether at home, at school or daycare, and enjoy her/his favourite activities.


Symptoms of Asthma
Recurrent wheezing

Tightness In the chest

Recurrent coughing, especially early in the morning or at night

Shortness of breath

2. Tuberculosis & other respiratory infections

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection with a germ (bacterium) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.


What are the symptoms of active tuberculosis?

Cough lasting more thatn three weeks is often the first symptom of active tuberculosis (TB). It can start as a dry irritating cough. Other common symptoms are a high temperature (fever) weight loss, chest pain and poor appetite. There can be breathlessness if the infection progresses and damages the lungs.


3. Complicated Pneumonia and Acute Respiratory Problems

Bacteria, fungi, parasites or most commonly, viruses can cause pneumonia in children. It typically starts after a cold, flu or upper respiratory infection.


Symptoms of pneumonia fever
Chills

Cough

Fatigue

Nausea or vomiting

Shortness of breath
Complications of Pneumonia in Children
  • Breathing difficulty: Our paediatric experts will provide your expert diagnosis, a personalised care plan. and comprehensive education, so that you child can breathe more easily whether at home, at school or daycare, and enjoy her/his favourite activities.
  • Fluid accumulation around the lungs (pleural effusion): Pneumonia can cause fluid to accumulate in the space between the tissue lining of the lungs and chest cavity (pleura). It needs to be drained through surgery or a chest tube.
  • Bacteria in the bloodstream (Bacteremia): Bacteria from the lungs can enter the bloodstream and spread the infection to other organs.
  • Lung abscess: When pus forms in a cavity of the lungs, it is known as a lung abscess and requires antibiotics and sometimes, drainage.
4. Chronic & recurrent Respiratory Problems

Commons symptoms include noisy breathing, cough, wheezing, breathlessness, fever and failure to gain weight.


These children often develop recurrent pneumonia 4. Sleep Disorders in Children

Sleep disorders in children may lead to moodiness, irritability, lack of focus in class, sleepiness in school, inability to get up in time for school, and significant behavioural and learning problems. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to cause adverse cardiovascular and metabolic effects as well as failure to thrive. In some cases it may necessary to observe your child's sleep in the sleep laboratory. Here, children are able to sleep without much difficulty in a comfortable bedroom-like settin, and with a parent nearby. Sleep disorders can lead not only to tired and cranky children, but to all kinds of behavioural problems at home, in school, and in the social lives as well.

5. Airway Disorders in Children

peadiatric airway disorders occur when a child's airway is obstructed or damaged due to illness, disease or congenital (present at birth) defect. Airway disorders occur when a child's airway is obstructed or damaged.

The airway is made up of four structures
  • Pharynx (back of the mouth and nose)
  • Larynx (voice box)
  • Trachea (windpipe)
  • Bronchi (lung passages)

Several diseases, illness or congenital defects can affect any part of the airway, hindering a child's ability to breath. Some of the most common types are outlined below.

Types
  • Laryngomalacia
  • Subglottic stenosis
  • Tracheal stenosos
  • Vocal cord paralysis
  • Congenital airway defects
  • Foreign body in the airway
Symptoms
  • Coughing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Shortness of breath or noisy breathing
  • Wheezing

Consultants List

Dr. Sanjay Bafna

MBBS, MD (Paed),

9823005044

sanjaybafna16@gmail.com





Jehangir Hospital



Testimonials

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  • “Thank you Jehangir Hospital. I can play with my children again.”

    - Shilpa Sarangi, May 2017

  • “During the last two and a half years, I’ve survived serious illnesses by getting admitted to Jehangir Hospital. In fact, my very life was saved by doctors and the dedicated nursing staff. After having four surgeries, I am indebted to the complete nursing team. Compassion and efficiency were exemplified by most of the nurses. Thank you Col. Nirmala and your stalwart nursing staff.”

    - M Thomas, Sep 2017

  • “I saw my child only after five days as I was recovering from my delivery. I was very scared but the doctors and nurses at Jehangir Hospital took very good care of my baby. They have been a constant support in the last two weeks.”

    - Ashwini Dhobale, Jan 2018

  • “I was in Jehangir Hospital from 29th Jan to 2nd Feb and my daughter Shai from 12th to 16th Feb. We were well attended to by all the staff and that includes the sisters, brothers and the floor staff. Call bells were immediately responded to at all times and every effort was made to keep us comfortable during our respective stays! Thank you Maya Mahale & Gina Ali Khan for ensuring no let up in the service.”

    - C A Heredia, Feb 2018

  • “With the Grace of Almighty, I have been blessed with a baby boy on the 9th of August. Thanks to Nina Mansukhani and the sweet staff at Jehangir Hospital for making this very special for me. Nina Ma\'am... your positive attitude gives us courage. Thanks again for all the advice and support.”

    - Sadaf Kachchwa, Aug 2018

  • “A big thank you to a super doctor Nina Mansukhani who helped me complete my family. Only due to your support and motivation I could deliver two twin angels normally. Thank you to your team, Dr Mehak, Dr Kalyani and all the support staff of Jehangir Hospital who helped me with the delivery of my MCDA twins normally.”

    - Priyanka Sharma, Aug 2018

  • “I went through the most fabulous experience of my life and it was made so comfortable because of Dr. Nina Mansukhani. Her vibrancy and assurance kept me going throughout the 9 months. Today, I delivered a baby boy and the last phase of my experience in labor ward will remain a sweet memory due to the gentleness, caring and encouraging attitude of Dr Nina and her team. They boosted my motivation level and led me through a wonderful labor experience. Everything was perfect. Last but not the least, I was absolutely impressed by the manner in which Dr. Pawan and Dr. Pragati expanded my knowledge about the reason behind each and every step that we took which was very inspiring.”

    - Vidhi Kapoor, Aug 2018

  • “The doctors associated with Jehangir Hospital are excellent. Special thanks to Dr Nilesh Kamat, Dr Sachin Vaze, and Dr Karanjit Singh. I felt extremely happy with the professionalism. Special Thanks to Sachin Mali who was excellent with the food, and made my stay enjoyable with his culinary expertise. Also, special mention to Sister Supriya Archana and the head sister who took excellent care.”

    - Cyrus Paymaster, Aug 2019

  • “I had a good experience here, the staff here is very friendly and helpful. The food is good and hygienic. Housekeeping facilities and staff is very proactive, polite, and understanding. Nurses here are too good and helpful.”

    - Shivank Patti, Nov 2019

  • “Excellent services of mama and sisters. Our doctor, Dr. Sanjay Patel, is an excellent doctor. He saved our patient\'s life we are thankful to him.”

    - Mr Anil Katti, Dec 2019

  • “Nursing and cleaning staff and doctors are well experienced. Thank you to all members for excellent services.”

    - Mr Shabbir Sayyed, Dec 2019

  • “Prajakta Sister was a star in her counselling and services.”

    - Mrs Fulwanti Pujara, Dec 2019

  • “All staff members are compassionate and dedicated towards their work. Thanks”

    - Mr Parag Somvanshi, Dec 2019

  • “I highly appreciate the service provided by the hospital staff.”

    - Mr Madhusudan Khajuria, Dec 2019

  • “The hospital is very good. The service and staff was very good and the housekeeping guy did a great job taking care of the patient.”

    - Mr Fayyaz Warunkar, Dec 2019

  • “Sister Priyanka is very compassionate and polite. On bell response time is very good and staff is very knowledegeable about patient and treatment.”

    - Mr Pramod Agarwal, Dec 2019

  • “Experience was very good, satisfied with all services and all staff was good.”

    - Mr Dilip Mutha, Dec 2019

  • “There was a dengue emergency. When I contacted Ruby Hall Clinic, they said they cannot help, as it was Christmas night. When I contacted Jehangir Hospital, they said come, we will provide all assistance. There is leaps and bounds in improvement in Jehangir Hospital. Very clean premises, soft spoken staff, very good food and service, I am really impressed!”

    - Koinoorh Sinha, Dec 2019

  • “I cannot describe with words, how grateful i am for Dr Mayur Kardile\'s guidance, help and approach. Thank you for everything that you have done for me as well as for saving my legs so i can walk without any problem. Excelent outstanding performance with the spine surgery. Thank you million times - Peter Skol (March 2020)”

    - Peter Skol, Apr 2020

  • “Expressing my gratitude with a humble heart and extend a warm thank you to Dr Chaitanya Kopikker for all you did with precision, skill and expertise. I would like to appreciate & Acknowledge the difference you made each & every day with care and compassion. I\'m truly grateful to the Jehangir Hospital services and utility rendered by the supporting staff. - Dr Dilip M.Jain [Medico Legal Consultant] (April 2020)”

    - Dilip M Jain, Apr 2020

  • “Thank you Dr Mayur Kardile for your excellent work while performing surgery on my father for spine injury. Your hands are skilled as my incision is very small and my father’s pain has been minimal during recovery. I will be recommending you to everyone I know who also as spine related challenges. Sachin Aher (Jan 2020)”

    - Sachin Aher, Apr 2020