Dr. Sandeep Raj Bharma is a Hyderabad-based Pulmonologist who is available for consultation at the Bharma Clinics located in Malakpet and High Court Road. He is also attached to CARE Hospitals in Nampally. Dr. Bharma specialises in the areas of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine and has a keen interest in Interventional Pulmonology.
Dr. Bharma holds an MD in Pulmonary Medicine from Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences. In 2012 he further completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine from Christian Medical College, Vellore. He was also awarded a Mini Fellowship in Sleep Medicine by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, which he undertook at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. In addition, Dr. Bharma has attended several workshops on subjects such as bronchoscopy, spirometry, NIV, polysomnography, HIV/TB and advanced cardiac life support.
After completing his MD, Dr. Sandeep Bharma was posted as Registrar in the Critical Care Medicine department at Kamineni Hospital in Hyderabad. He then served as Assistant Professor in the department of Pulmonary Medicine at the Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences in Narketpally, Andhra Pradesh.
After a 2-year stint at CMC Vellore, he returned to the Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad, in August 2012, where he worked until March 2013 as Consultant, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. Since then he has been associated with CARE Hospitals as a Consultant, besides being involved with the running of his clinics.
Having been in professional practice since 2009, Dr. Bharma is well-versed with several aspects of diagnostic bronchoscopy and thoracoscopy, polysomnography and pulmonary function testing. He is also familiar with procedures such as thoracentesis, tube thoracostomy, pleurodesis, pleural biopsy and ultrasound guided fine-needle aspiration cytology and biopsy (FNAC and FNAB). Besides he has also accumulated considerable experience in endotracheal intubations, central venous catheter and arterial line placements, as well as invasive and non-invasive ventilatory management.