Pulmonology OPD Days Monday,Saturday
Emergency : 24/7

Lady Reading Hospital Pulmonology Department highlights a commitment to providing thorough care for patients with respiratory disorders. Here's a further breakdown of the information you've provided:

Inpatient and Outpatient Services:

The department caters to both inpatient and outpatient needs, indicating a capability to manage a wide spectrum of respiratory conditions with varying degrees of severity.

Diagnostic Evaluation:

  • Routine pulmonary function testing is conducted.
  • Evaluation covers all lung diseases, including interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), infectious lung disease, drug-related pulmonary disorders, and lung carcinoma.
  • Pulmonary evaluation encompasses related and intra-related aspects, suggesting a thorough and interconnected approach to diagnosing respiratory issues.

Clinical Management:

State-of-the-art clinical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment services are provided, indicating a commitment to utilizing the latest advancements in medical science and technology.

Cardio Pulmonary Testing

Chest Tube Insertion

Pulmonary Edema

Pulmonary Function Test

About Pulmonology

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Our Pulmonology Services

  1. Diagnostic Services:

    • Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT): Assessing lung function through various tests.
    • Bronchoscopy: Direct visualization of the airways using a flexible tube with a camera.
    • Imaging Studies: Chest X-rays, CT scans, and other imaging modalities to identify abnormalities in the lungs.
  2. Treatment and Management:

    • Asthma Management: Diagnosis, education, and ongoing treatment for asthma patients.
    • COPD Management: Comprehensive care for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
    • Lung Cancer Screening and Treatment: Early detection and management of lung cancer.
    • Infectious Lung Disease Management: Diagnosis and treatment of bacterial, viral, and fungal lung infections.
    • Interstitial Lung Disease Management: Care for conditions affecting the interstitium of the lungs.
    • Sleep Apnea Management: Diagnosis and treatment for sleep-related breathing disorders.
  3. Specialized Procedures:

    • Lung Biopsy: Removing a small piece of lung tissue for examination.
    • Pleural Procedures: Draining fluid or air from the pleural space around the lungs.
    • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: Surgical intervention for emphysema patients.
    • Thoracoscopy: Minimally invasive procedure for diagnosing and treating pleural diseases.
  4. Critical Care Services:

    • Ventilator Support: Management of patients requiring mechanical ventilation.
    • Intensive Care for Respiratory Failure: Critical care for severe respiratory conditions.
  5. Education and Rehabilitation:

    • Patient Education: Providing information on respiratory health and disease management.
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Exercise programs and education for patients with chronic lung diseases.
  6. Smoking Cessation Programs:

    • Support and guidance for individuals looking to quit smoking.
  7. Follow-up and Long-Term Care:

    • Ongoing management and follow-up for chronic respiratory conditions.

About Pulmonology


Lady Reading Hospital Pulmonology Department offers the full scope of inpatient and outpatient services involving the diagnostic evaluation and clinical management of respiratory disorders.

Diagnostic aspects include routine pulmonary function testing and evaluation of all lung diseases, including related and intra-related pulmonary evaluation of interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, infectious lung disease, drug-related pulmonary disorders and carcinoma of the lung.

We provide state-of-the-art clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment services to patients with health problems such as

Services & Procedures
  • Specific Conditions Addressed:

    • Asthma
    • Acute and chronic pulmonary emboli
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Emphysema, with a mention of lung volume reduction surgery
    • Hepatopulmonary syndrome
    • Interstitial lung disease
    • Lung cancer
    • Lung transplantation
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Granulomatous lung diseases
    • Portopulmonary hypertension
    • Pulmonary vascular diseases
    • Tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease
    • Fungal infections of the lung
    • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis)
  • Specialized Services:

    • Pulmonary Function Laboratory: This likely involves advanced testing to assess lung function.
    • Bronchoscopy: This procedure allows for direct visualization of the airways and may aid in the diagnosis of respiratory conditions.
  • Critical Care Service:

    • This service indicates the ability to provide intensive care for patients with severe respiratory issues.

Meet Our Team

Best Doctor of KPK

Associate Professor

Dr Zafar Iqbal
MBBS, MCPS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Assistant Professor

Dr Waqas Ahmad
MBBS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Assistant Professor

Dr Muhammad Umar muhammad.umar@lrh.edu.pk
MBBS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Assistant Professor

Dr Azharuddin azhar.uddin@lrh.edu.pk
MBBS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Associate Professor

Dr Anila Basit
MBBS, MCPS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Muhammad Imran
MBBS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sher Ali Khan
MBBS, FCPS-Pulmonology.

Lady Reading Hospital

It was established in 1927and it is just 200 meters away in the south of the Grand Trunk Road, behind the famous historical Qila Balahisar. Famous MasjidMuhabat Khan,Ander Shehr bazaar, Qissa Khawani bazaar and Khyber bazaar is across the road of LRH. LRH is just outside historical wall in the jurisdiction of cantonment board. The anecdote of the hospital of its coming into being is that His Excellency Lord Reading, viceroy of India from 1921 to 1926, happened to visit Peshawar.

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