Best Emergency Care Doctor Chennai DrVijilRahulanK

Dr Vijil Rahulan K

Department: Pulmonology

Designation: HOD & Senior Consultant

Qualification: M.B.B.S

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Dr Vijil R has an overall experience of 25 years and is currently working at Gleneagles Global Health City. He is in charge of 15 bedded ICU supervising a critical care team comprising Anesthesiologists, Pulmonologists, DNB trainees, Nurses and Paramedics. He has extensive experience in all invasive and interventional Critical Care procedures including Swan Ganz catheterization, Intubation & mechanical ventilation, CVP & Arterial lines, Temporary pacemakers, Percutaneous Tracheostomy, Chest tubes, etc. He has conducted several CME programs for physicians and nurses. He is an esteemed member of various associations like Michigan State Medical Society, American Association of Bronchology, American Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society Medical Society of the State of New York.


25 Years of Experience


  • Currently

Gleneagles Global Health City

  • Sept 02 – Jan 07

Consultant Physician specializing in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine Port Huron

  • Sep 01-Aug 02

Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University

  • Jul 99 – Jun 01

Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Jul 96 – Jun 99

Residency in Internal Medicine Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

  • Jan 95 – Jan 96

House Officer Geetanjali Hospital


  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation and Exercise testing
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • TransThoracic needle aspiration


  • Foreign body aspiration in elderly: An occult cause of chronic pulmonary symptoms & persistent infiltrates. Clinical Geriatrics: 11.11; 41-43 Nov 2003
  • Endobronchial Cryptococcosis: A case report and review of literature (sent for publication to CHEST, 2005)
  • Displaced VP Shunt as the cause of unilateral pleural effusion (Case report awaiting publication)

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