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Dr. Kishan Srikanth

Consultant, Interventional-Pulmonology


Interventional Pulmonology

Education Qualifications
MD – Guntur Medical College, Guntur
DM (Pulmonary and Critical care) – VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
Master’s in Interventional Pulmonology(University of Florence, Italy) 
Fellowship in Sleep Medicine (FSM) from ISDA, New Delhi

Over 8 years of experience in the field of Interventional Pulmonology
Senior Resident (DM), Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
Assistant Professor, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
Sleep Physician at Indian Sleep Disorders Association (ISDA), New Delhi
Consultant Clinical and Interventional Pulmonologist at KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad

Areas of Expertise
Interventional Pulmonology
Sleep medicine
Severe Asthma
Lung Cancer

Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy (BAL, EBB, TBLB)
Advanced Diagnostic Procedures (Medical thoracoscopy, Convex and Radial EBUS, Cryobiopsy)
Advanced Therapeutic Interventions (Rigid Bronchoscopy and Airway Stenting, Tumour debulking, Repair of Airway Stenosis, Cryo Extraction of mucus plugs and blood clots, Foreign Body Removal, Bronchial Thermoplasty)
Video bronchoscopy guided Intubation, Pig tail insertion, emergency tube thoracostomy (ICD Insertion)
Severe asthma management
Allergy Management
→ COVID-19 Diagnosis and treatment
Expert opinion on ILD
Expert Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Management of Critical care emergencies like respiratory failure, Severe COVID 19, septic shock, ARDS, massive hemoptysis (blood in the sputum)
Sleep study (PSG) and Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices Administration
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services

Awards & Achievements
All India 2nd rank in NEET-SS (Super Speciality Entrance Exam)
First Prize in poster presentation at National level (NAPCON-2016, MUMBAI)
Second Prize in paper presentation at National level (NAPCON- 2020)
Second Prize in poster presentation at National level (NAPCON- 2020)
Facilitated by Lions Club of India in May 2022 for providing Quality Medical services to the poor and needy
Facilitated by Telangana Human Rights Commission in Dec 2022 for medical services with Humanitarian basis
Faculty at various national platforms

Research & Publications:
Srikanth JK, Kumar R, Gupta NK, Ish P, Yadav SR, Chakrabarti S, Gupta N. A Prospective Study Evaluating Sleep Quality and Disorders in Post-ARDS Patients. Sleep Vigil. 2021 Jul 30:1-8. (ORIGINAL ARTICLE)
Mittal R, Kumar R, Srikanth JK, Yadav SR, Chandak R, Chakrabarti S. Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis: Blizzard of lung. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2021 Jun 10
Srikanth JK, Kumar R, Gupta N, Ish P, Kumar R, Gupta NK. An unusual origin of Ewing sarcoma. Adv Respir Med. 2021 Jul 16.
Srikanth JK, Das A, Ish P, Chakrabarti S, Gupta N. A late presentation of an uncommon congenital vascular anomaly. Adv Respir Med. 2019;87(5):305-306.
Gupta N, Srikanth JK, Garg P, Ish P, Chakrabarti S. An uncommon cause of hemoptysis in pulmonary tuberculosis. Adv Respir Med. 2019;87(6):270-271.
Ish P, Das A, Gupta N, Srikanth JK, Batra S, Chakrabarti S. A mediastinal mass with abdominal and pulmonary presentation. Adv Respir Med. 2020;88(4):362-363.
Srikanth JK, Gupta N, Agrawal S, Chakrabarti S, Ish P. Unusual initial presentation of ABPA as hydropneumothorax. Adv Respir Med. 2020;88(3):280-281. (doi: 10.5603/ARM.2020.0115)
Mahendran AJ, Srikanth JK, Gupta N, Ish P, Kumar R, Gupta NK. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in a Middle-Aged Lady. Sleep and Vigilance. 2021 Dec;5(2):339-41.

Life member of the Indian Chest Society (ICS)
Member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Member of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR)
Member of Indian Society of Sleep Disorders Association (ISDA)


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