Dr. Srinivas Rajagopala

Senior Consultant, Interventional Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
M.B.B.S., M.D.(Internal Medicine), D.M.(Pul. & Crit Care)
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Dr. Srinivas Rajagopala - Top Pulmonologist in Chennai

Brief Profile

Dr. Srinivas Rajagopala is a distinguished specialist with an impressive background in Pulmonology, Intensive Care, Epidemiology & Statistics, and Transplant Pulmonology. With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, he has made significant contributions to the medical field through his work at esteemed institutions both nationally and internationally. His journey began with a notable presence at PGIMER, Chandigarh, where he honed his skills and laid the foundation for a remarkable career. Dr. Srinivas further enriched his expertise during his tenure at JIPMER, Puducherry, and expanded his horizons with international experiences at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, McMaster University in Hamilton, and Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Srinivas is widely recognized for his unwavering commitment to evidence-based management of lung diseases. This dedication has positioned him as a leading figure in the fields of Pulmonology and Transplant Pulmonology. His primary areas of interest include Interstitial Lung Diseases, Bronchiectasis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Advanced Lung Diseases, and Lung Transplantation. He is actively involved in expanding lung transplantation access in India. His ongoing efforts are geared towards the development of lung transplantation, with a particular emphasis on transplanting established therapies in a cost-effective manner within the Indian context. A prolific author, Dr. Srinivas has contributed significantly to the medical literature. His research findings and insights have been published in esteemed national and international medical journals. Moreover, he serves as a reviewer for several such journals.

Educational Qualifications:

  • MBBS – JIPMER, Pondichery
  • MD (Internal Medicine) – PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • DM (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine) – PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Lung Transplant Fellowship – Toronto General Hospital, Toronto

Areas of specialization

  • Chronic allograft lung dysfunction prevention and the intersection of air pollution and lung transplantation
  • Tolerance post-lung transplantation
  • Mechanical Lung support (ECLS) and assessment (EVLP)
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Advanced Lung Diseases
  • Heart and Lung Transplant
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonology Rehabilitation
Professional Memberships
  • American Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Indian Chest Society
  • American Society of Oncology
  • Indian Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation

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