Dr. Pradeep Simha Consultant Pulmonologist at Continental Hospitals Gachibowli Hyderabad India

Dr Pradeep Simha Karur

Department: Pulmonology

Designation: Consultant - Pulmonology & Sleep Specialist

Qualification: MBBS, MRCP (UK) CCT-Respiratory Medicine

Experience: 12 years

Languages known: English, Hindi

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Dr Pradeep, after completing MBBS from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College, he moved to the United Kingdom  for higher training. Completed MRCP (UK) from Royal College of Physicians, London, and underwent super-specialty training in Pulmonology across leading hospitals in Yorkshire and Manchester. Passed Specialty Certificate Exam ( SCE) in Respiratory Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2013 and was awarded CCT(UK). As a part of training, Dr Pradeep completed several audits and research projects. He was an investigator on several clinical trials on Asthma and COPD treatments. 

Dr  Pradeep practiced as a Consultant Pulmonologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, UK before returning to the home town of Hyderabad after spending 13 years in the United Kingdom.  

Dr Pradeep treats all respiratory conditions and sleep disorders such as COPD, Asthma, Interstitial lung disease, Tuberculosis, pleural effusions, lung cancer,  obstructive sleep apnea, covid-19, chronic cough among others.  He has experience in dealing with complex respiratory conditions in a tertiary center in the UK.  

Procedural competencies include bronchoscopy, transbronchial biopsies, broncho-alveolar lavage ( BAL), Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), thoracic ultrasound, chest drains, medical thoracoscopy, CPAP and  Non-invasive ventilation(NIV). 

Dr Pradeep’s motto of healthcare is based on the principles of the patient-centric approach, good communication and practice of evidence-based medicine. 

Expertise

  • Bronchoscopy 

  • Transbronchial biopsy

  • EBUS- TBNA

  • Therapeutic pleural aspirations

  • Chest drains for pleural effusions and pneumothorax

  • Medical Thoracoscopy

  • Sleep studies 

Memberships

  • Indian Medical Association

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