DU Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi

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Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute is a Medical Research institute that conducts research on fundamental and clinical aspects related to chest diseases. The results of this research lead to development of new diagnostic technologies which it also shares with other institutes. It also provides training to postgraduates in the field of pulmonary medicine and other allied subjects. The educational institute of the organisation is affiliated to University of Delhi.

Services Offered in Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute

Presently, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute offers the following services:

  • 60 Bedded Inpatients Facility
  • OPD facilities for Chest Diseases
  • Yoga Therapy and Research Centre
  • 24 Hours Emergency (Respiratory)
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
  • Tobacco Cessation Clinic

The Main Laboratory Tests offered by the Institute are as follows:

  • Urine & Stool Tests
  • Routine Blood Tests
  • X-Rays
  • HIV Test
  • Skin Tests
  • Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • CT Scan
  • Echocardiography
  • Bronchoscopy
  • E C G

Courses Offered in Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute

VPCI conducts a PhD programme in Medical Sciences since its very inception in different specialties related to chest diseases, like:

  • Bacteriology
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Virology
  • Pharmacology
  • Mycology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Physiology, etc.

Other courses offered are MD courses in microbiology, pulmonary medicine, pharmacology, biochemistry and physiology. Moreover, VPCI also carries out a Diploma course in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (DTCD). Though the institute deals with education in the above-said subjects, its prime focus activities are to provide research and postgraduate teaching in diseases related to the chest and to offer clinical consultation to out-patients.

Contact Information

  • Postal Address: University Of Delhi, Delhi-110 007, India
  • Telephone no. 91 − 11 − 27667102
  • Related Link: www.vpci.org.in

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