Dr. Narasimhan R

Dr. Narasimhan R
Dr. Narasimhan R

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Designation of Dr. Narasimhan R

Dr. Narasimhan R 
Pulmonologist, Respiratory Medicine Specialist
Senior Consultant
Apollo Hospitals Greams Road, Chennai

Profile Snapshot of Dr. Narasimhan R

  • Dr. Narasimhan R is a well-known Interventional Pulmonologist of India serving for nearly 36 years in the field.
  • Since 2004, he is a senior consultant for Respiratory Therapy with Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
  • Dr. Narasimhan provides the best care and treatment for Lower and Upper Respiratory Tract infections, Bad Breath (Halitosis), Pneumonia, Fibrosis of the Lung, Chest Cavity Drainage, and many other breathing problems.
  • He has performed more than 20000 investigative bronchoscopies, the highest ever in South India.
  • Dr. Narasimhan is also a regular writer in The Hindu, an Editor for a couple of medical periodicals, and held several prestigious positions.

Dr. R Narasimhan’s Expertise

  • Audiometry
  • Bad Breath (Halitosis) Treatment
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cryo biopsy of the lung
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Lower and Upper RTI Treatment
  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • VATS
  • Video Laryngoscopy

Work Experience of Dr. Narasimhan R

  • More than 36 years of experience in Respiratory Medicine
  • Working as a Consultant – Pulmonologist at Apollo Hospital, Chennai
  • Consultant (Respiratory Physician) in Railway Hospitals, Perambur
  • ADMO, Southern Hospitals, Olavakot division, JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • Senior Resident at Department of Chest Diseases
  • Senior Resident at TB Research Center
  • In charge of Respiratory Medicine at SRM Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Associate Professor at University of Queensland, Australia
  • Adjunct Professor at Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University

Dr. R Narasimhan’s Qualifications

  • DTCD
  • FCCP, American College Of Chest Physicians
  • MD – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Medicine
  • MBBS

Memberships of Dr. Narasimhan R

  • Indian Chest Society
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • National College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society

Awards & Recognitions received by Dr. Narasimhan R

  • Presented the Best Teacher Award from API Chennai Chapter
  • Presented Vocational Excellence Award from the Rotary Club of Madras North West
  • Performed the highest number (more than 20000) of diagnostic bronchoscopies in South India
  • Performed the highest number of Pleuroscopies in India
  • Pioneer Polysomnography in Chennai, India
  • Started the Endobronchial Ultrasound unit in India and has done the highest number of Endobronchial Ultrasound in one year with 94% diagnostic return
  • HOD (EBUS and Bronchial Thermoplasty) at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • Chairman, Respiratory Research Foundation of India
  • Former President of the Indian Association for Bronchology (2012-2013)
  • Ex-chair (South Zone) and Governing Council Member of the Indian Chest Society
  • Former Governor of the American College of Chest Physicians (South India Chapter)

Publications of Dr. Narasimhan R

  • Acute severe asthma-API Medicine Update 2005-501-505 Corticosteroids in Asthma-A brief overview-Respiratory Science Issue 3 2004 Pregnancy and TB, Glenmark science Issue
  • A case report of endobronchial sarcoidosis-Narasimhan, Jayaraman, and Gayathri -Current Medical Trends 8(3) 1600-1603
  • A typical presentation of a malignant pulmonary nodule- Gayathri, Narasimhan, and Partha Karmakar-Apollo proceedings 2003 July (2), 28-29

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