Dr Nalini Nagalla

Department: Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders

Designation: Sr Consultant - Pulmonology & Senior Sleep Specialist

Qualification: MBBS, MD (Respiratory Medicine)

Experience: 23 years

Languages known: English, Hindi, Telugu

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Dr Nalini Nagalla is an experienced Pulmonary (Respiratory) & Sleep Specialist with 25 years of dedicated patient-centric practice. She graduated from Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada and pursued MD in Respiratory Medicine from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune. 

Dr Nalini Nagalla has vast experience and expertise in managing a wide variety of respiratory & sleep disorders, encompassing complex, critical and challenging problems with high success rates. She believes in strong physician-patient interaction and a patient-centric plan of management. 

Dr Nalini has expertise in various interventions like Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) and Medical Thoracoscopy 

Dr Nalini has successfully completed six months “Comprehensive Sleep medicine Course” under AEGIS of Indian Sleep Disorders Association, which deals in-depth with evaluation and management of various sleep disorders 

Dr Nalini has a special interest in Sleep Medicine and has a high skill set and vast experience in managing sleep disorders like snoring, sleep apnea, obesity hypoventilation syndrome, insomnia and poor sleep hygiene. She is very passionate about bringing awareness on the ‘causes and consequences of sleep deprivation’ and gives awareness talks on lifestyle-related sleep problems under the banner: LITTLE SLEEP…BIG COST. She also has vast experience in Level 1 Sleep Lab which is a gold standard for diagnosis of sleep-related breathing disorders. 

Dr Nalini believes in a multidisciplinary team approach and provides strong pulmonary support to other departments in the hospital. She is an expert in the management of respiratory emergencies and critically ill pulmonary patients with high success rates. 

Expertise

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Chronic respiratory diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopic interventional procedures like BAL
  • Endobronchial biopsy
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Transbronchial Needle Aspiration and Medical Thoracoscopy
  • Sleep & Breathing Disorders like Asthma
  • COPD
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Lung Infections
  • ARDS
  • Lung Cancer
  • Plueral Diseases

Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association

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