Dr Pradeep Simha Karur

Dr Pradeep Simha Karur
Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist

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Dr Pradeep Simha Karur graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in 2005, following which he moved to UK and pursued MRCP in 2010 and CCT in Respiratory Medicine in 2018. He worked as a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Sheffield, UK for a year.

He is broadly trained across all subspecialties of respiratory medicine. His interest lies in COPD, Asthma, Interstitial lung disease (ILD), Pulmonary embolism and sleep apnoea. Dr Pradeep has significant experience in novel airway interventions such as Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for severe emphysema and bronchial thermoplasty for Asthma. He has extensive experience in using biologics in Asthma. Dr Pradeep has significant experience in managing sleep apnoea and obesity hypoventilation with CPAP and NIV therapies.

Dr Pradeep is trained in ultrasound guided pleural tap, seldinger drains, bronchoscopy, EBUS and also have performed few thoracoscopies. During CCT, he rotated between both Tertiary hospitals and district general hospitals. He has also done a rotation in Intensive care unit as a part of his training. Dr Pradeep has spent 3 years doing lab based and clinical research at Manchester (Wythenshawe) where he supervised several clinical trials.

He published few papers and presented some of his work at American Thoracic Society Meeting at SanDiego in 2014.

Dr Pradeep received his basic schooling in Hyderabad and can speak Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and English fluently.

Dr Pradeep has dual accreditation in General Medicine and Pulmonology from the prestigious Royal College of Physicians of London continues to maintain keen interest in general medicine and practices as a general physician in addition to being a Pulmonologist.

Experience


  • MRCP and CCT in Respiratory Medicine from UK
  • Worked as Consultant Respiratory Physician at Sheffield, UK
  • Trained in Ultrasound Guided Pleural Tap, Seldinger Drains, Bronchoscopy and EBUS.
  • Worked at Manchester (Wythenshawe)

Expertise


  • Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Biologic Treatment for Asthma and SleeCPAP and NIV Therapy for Obesity Hypoventilation.
  • Ultrasound Guided Pleural Tap
  • Seldinger Drains


Speciality


Pulmonary & Sleep Disorders


Designation


Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist


Qualification


MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCT (Respiratory Medicine)