Dr. Fairooz Fathima
Dr. Fairooz Fathima

Dr. Fairooz Fathima

Specialist - Pulmonology and Interventional Pulmonology

Pulmonology & Interventional Pulmonology

Dr. Fairooz Fathima is a highly skilled Interventional Pulmonologist specializing in minimally invasive endoscopic procedures. She completed a comprehensive Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Pulmonology, acquiring expertise in various techniques such as Endobronchial Ultrasound for lung cancer diagnosis and staging, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Transbronchial Lung Cryobiopsy for diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease, Tracheal Stenosis Repair and Airway Stenting. Additionally, she is skilled in procedures like Endobronchial Debulking, Airway Foreign Body Removal, and Bronchoscopic procedures for Bronchopleural Fistula closure.

Dr. Fathima's primary focus areas include early lung cancer diagnosis, palliative lung cancer treatment, and management of benign and malignant tracheal stenosis.

Ongoing Research Projects
  • Role of Flexible cryoprobe in extraction of Aspirated Foreign bodies in paediatric age group.
  • Bronchoscopic management of tracheal and bronchial stenosis.
  • Rigid bronchoscopic management of primary pulmonary lymphoma lesions involving central airways.
Other Academic Highlights
  • Completed 2 months Training program in Flexible bronchoscopy procedures (Oct’23 – Dec’23) from Amrita Hospital, Kochi
  • Completed Online certification course (Masterclass) in Critical Care Medicine (Jan’22 – Jun’22)
  • 1 year Experience of working in Covid ICU during MD Respiratory Medicine Course period.
  • Member of ‘India Chest Society’ and ‘European Respiratory Society’
  • Member of Cochin Thoracic Society
  • Academic Thesis: Study on effectiveness of CBNAAT in detection of pulmonary tuberculosis among diagnosed HIV positive patients in Mysore Medical College and research Institute

Professional Qualification

MBBS, MD, and a Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Pulmonology (FABIP)

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