Department of Pulmonary Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh

(A WHO Collaborating centre for Research & Capacity Building in Chronic Respiratory Diseases)


Dr. A. N. Aggarwal, Professor and Head


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Dr. Ashutosh was born and educated in Delhi. He did his MBBS in 1991 and MD (Medicine) in 1994 from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. He joined the DM programme of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at PGIMER in 1995. After completing his DM (Pulmonary Medicine), he worked as Senior Research Associate in the department and was later selected as Assistant Professor in the department in 1999. His clinical and research interests include pulmonary function testing, bronchoscopy, sleep medicine and respiratory intensive care. He is incharge of the sleep laboratory of the department. He has published more than 175 scientific papers in national and international journals.

  1. Elected National Delegate from India to the European Respiratory Society (2009-11)
  2. Shree Krishnaji Govind and Mrs Premalabai Bhate Memorial Lectureship in Asthma and Bronchitis of the Association of Physicians of India (2007)
  3. International Cancer Related Technology Transfer (ICRETT) Fellowship awarded by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) (2006)
  4. Founder Treasurer and life member, Indian Society for Study of Lung Cancer
  5. Bronze Scholarship Award for research presentation at European Respiratory Society Annual Congress at Vienna, Austria (2003)
  6. Young Investigators Award for research presentation at the 26th International Congress of International Society of Internal Medicine (2002)
  7. Associate Editor of Lung India
  8. Member of Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences
  9. Fellow
    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • International Union Against Cancer
  10. Member
    • American Thoracic Society
    • European Respiratory Society
    • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Asia Pacific Society of Respirology
    • American Association of Respiratory Care
    • International Society for Quality of Life
    • National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)
    • Association of Physicians of India
    • Indian Chest Society
    • National College of Chest Physicians (India)
    • Indian Society of Bronchology
    • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Indian Association for Study of Lung Cancer
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