The department of TB and Respiratory diseases was established in 2018 with RNTCP certified DOTS centre. The department provides outpatient and inpatient care along with facilities for management of conditions presenting with acute respiratory distress . We have 8 beds for inpatient care and a separate ward for management of patients suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. The staff is well trained for management of various respiratory ailments ranging from Pneumonia, Asthma, COPD and Lung Cancer. We have facilities for interventional procedures like pleural fluid aspiration and Intercostal Drainage . Our DOTS centre has latest diagnostic tools for early diagnosis of TB and resistance pattern and is equipped with facilities for diagnosis of Diabetes and HIV and facilitates for treatment of the same .


  • 1. To provide best healthcare facilities to the patients atten
  • 2. Create awareness regarding health among people in the area and around
  • 3. Persistent efforts to improve quality of healthcare and keep up with the latest advancements in the field
  • 4. Carry out research activities, educational programmes and training of students and staff.

Name of the first HOD

  • Dr. Rashmi Upahyay
  • MD, DNB


Dr. Rashmi Upahyay


Assistant Professor & Head

Achievements and Awards of Dr. Rashmi Upahyay

  • 1. Dr. Sahebzada Saiduzzafar Khan Gold medal in Anatomy in 2003
  • 2. Honours in Anatomy, MBBS First Year, 2003
  • 3. Honours in Physiology, MBBS First Year, 2003
  • 4. Honours in Microbiology, MBBS Second Year, 2005
  • 5. Honours in Ophthalmology, MBBS Third Year, 2006
  • 6. Honours in Paediatrics, MBBS Final Year, 2007
  • 7. Honours in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS Final Year, 2007
  • 8. Honours in Medicine, MBBS Final Year, 2007
  • 9. Honours in Surgery, MBBS Final Year, 2007
  • 10. Awarded BEST JUNIOR RESIDENT in 2011 on 66th foundation day of Department of Pulmonary Medicine, KGMU

Details of Membership

  • 1. Life member of Allergy asthma and applied immunology
    • 2. Life Member of Indian Sleep Disorders association

Conferences and CMEs attended by Dr. Rashmi Upahyay

  • 1. 14th National Conference of Chest Physicians and Indian Chest Society - November 2012.
  • 2. Attended PG update 2013 held on 14-15 Sept 2013 at VMMC Safdarjung Hospital. N. Delhi
  • 3. Attended HIHT Pulmocrit 2013 (Basic Bronchoscopy workshop ) on 26 October 2013
  • 4. Attended BPCON 2013 held at Lucknow on 16-17 November
  • 5. Participated in 20th annual conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine held from 14th-16th Feb 2014 at Jaipur
  • 6. Participated in National Sleep Medicine Course 2015 5th-6th Dec in Guwahati

Research & Publications by Dr. Rashmi Upahyay

  • 1. MD Thesis: Study on Cardiac Comorbidities associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Various Manifestations, 2012.
  • 2. Primary Pulmonary T-cell Non Hodgkin’s T-cell lymphoma - GJMEDPH, Vol 1(3) May- June 2012 GJMEDPH, Vol 1(3) May- June 2012.
  • 3. Swyer James Mcleod Syndrome presenting as hemoptysis in an adult - GJMEDPH, Vol 1(3) May- June 2012.
  • 4. Platinum based doublet cross over therapy for advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer? A better survival option - GJMEDPH, Vol 1(4) July- August 2012.
  • 5. Management of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Using Mandibular Advancement Devices with auto CPAP. Rashmi Upadhyay, Abhishek Dubey, Surya Kant, Balendra Pratap Singh accepted for publication in Lung India 2015;32:158-61
  • 6. Oral tuberculosis mimicking malignancy Ajay Kumar Verma, Ved Prakash, Rashmi Upadhyay, Surya Kant, Ankit Bhatia Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research Vol 6 | Issue 1 | January-June 2015
  • 7. Anthropometrical Correlates Of Sleep And Metabolic Parameters: A Tertiary Centre Sleep Lab Based Study*Abhishek Dubey, Balendra Pratap Singh, Rashmi Upadhyay And Snehal Upadhyay : Int J Pharm Bio Sci Volume 6 Issue 1, 2015 (January - March), Pages:319-325
  • 8. The potential impact of family history of loud Snoring and risk of Obstructive sleep apnea in overweight subjects. Abhishek Dubey, Surya Kant, Abbas Ali Mahdi, Sunita Tiwari, Rashmi UpadhyaySnehal Upadhyay : Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research Vol 5 ? Issue 4 ? Oct-Dec 2014
  • 9. A long-standing endobronchial non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Designed to be cured :Upadhyay Rashmi, Garg Rajiv, Kushwaha RAS, Goel Madhumati Year : 2016 | Volume: 33 | Issue Number: 5 | Page: 577-578
  • 10. "Review:Diagnostic and Treatment challenges in management of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis" published Indian journal of Asthma,allergy and immunology Volume 31 / Issue 2 / July-December 2017/ Page38-44
  • 11. Right-sided pyopneumothorax following suicidal kerosene ingestion - BMJ Case Reports 2012; DOI: 10.1136/BCR-2012-007795.
  • 12. "Title: An Unusual Cause of Respiratory Distress- Solitary Tracheopathia Osteochondroplastica: A Rare Entity" Journal of Bronchology and interventional pulmonology .2015 Jul;22(3):274-7. doi: 10.1097
  • 13. Maxillary sinusitis with pulmonary tuberculosis: Upadhyay R, Prakash V, Singh AB, et al. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [14 July 2014] doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-203952
  • 14. Sinobronchial allergic aspergillosis with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis: a less common co-existence Upadhyay R, Kant S, Prakash V, et al.BMJ Case Rep Nov 4, 2014 doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-201946
  • 15. Tuberculosis : oral alveolus and pulmonary alveoli co-existing" Verma, Sanjeev, Upadhyay, Rashmi, Chand, Pooran; Tayal, Nitesh .BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Dec 4;2014:bcr20132002014 .doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-202014 PubMed Central PMCID:PMC456666

Details of chapters in books

  • 1. Pain management (Hindi)
  • 2. Radiology in Intensive care in Mannual of practical examination in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

Certificate courses by Dr. Rashmi Upahyay

  • 1. Certificate Course in evidence based Diabetes management cycle II, PHFI, New Delhi
  • 2. Certificate course in Diabetes and Cardiovascular diseases,PHFI ,New Delhi
  • 3. ACLS, BLS 2016
  • 4. FCCS course in January 2017 at Max Saket , New Delhi
  • 5.State level PMDT 2021 guidelines Training of Trainees 6 September to 9 September 2021 STDC Agra
  • 6.Certificate course in Antimicrobial Steawardship Batch 2 from 20-25 January 2021: PHFI
  • 7.Certificate course in Fighting COVID 19-translating knowledge to action 13.01.2021:PHFI
  • 8.Certificate course in online PSG scoring workshop July -August 2021

Facility available in Department

  • 1.● Upper and lower respiratory tract infections
  • 2.● Allergic sinusitis/rhinitis
  • 3.● Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • 4.● Cervical Lymphadenopathy
  • 5.● Bronchitis
  • 6.● Asthma
  • 7.● Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • 8.● Interstitial lung Disease
  • 9.● Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • 10.● Fungal Lung Diseases
  • 11.● Shortness of breath due to any cause
  • Facility wise daily work load

    Equipments available

    CME/Workshops organized by the department

    Training activities

    Actively involved in teaching of undergraduates, residents, technicians and nursing staff at all levels.

    Reseach activities by the department


    Teaching Aids available

    No. of PCs and laptop Computers in Department