Though the subject TB&  Chest  diseases is a branch of general medicine, it has a full fledged department in HSK Hospital Bagalkot,  because of the importance the subject enjoys at National & international level. About 1/5th    of   the total patients worldwide suffering from tuberculosis and allied diseases live in India. The departmental also   works hand in gloves with the Karnataka   government in   implementing  Revised  National  Tuberculosis Control   Programme  ( RNTCP).

Mission / Vision

  • Providing   the best   teaching environment. .
  • Giving the knowledge   about   TB & Chest   diseases
  • Exposing   the students to the latest in technology as regards to diagnosis. and management of TB and chest diseases.

Courses Catered:

Number of Post graduate seats:

Infrastructure of Department:

  1. Pulmonary function test
  2. Aroom for RNTCP’s DMC & DOTS.
  3. Separate wards for male and female patients  

 Academic Activities:

  1. Clinical teaching in OPD.
  2. Regular Theory classes.
  3. Demonstration of procedures – PFT, Suture examination.
  4. Giving knowledge about RNTCP.

 Contact details: 
Dept of TB & Chest
SNMC& HSK Hospital Bagalkot
Ph: 08354 235400 (EXT 1130)