Dr Vijay Kumar Chennamchetty

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Dr Vijay Kumar Chennamchetty

MD (Pulmonology), IDCC (Critical Care), FSM (Sleep Medicine), FCCP

Pulmonologist, Chest Physician

Apollo Health City Jubilee Hills
  • 10 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Telugu,Tamil
  • 67 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 09:00 AM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-08:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Conducted Thoracoscopy, Bronchoscopy EBUS,sleep workshops on animal models at various centres in AP & Telengana
  • Organised & Chaired an International Conference, ASPIRE 2016,ASPIRE 2018
  • Organised an National Conference on Sleep Disorders - Sleepcon -2015
  • Actively participated on media to increase the public awareness on common & important health problems like Sleep Apnea, Asthma, Smoking, COPD & Pollution related health hazards.

Research and Publications

  • Vijay Kumar Chennamchetty, G Ravindra Babu, N Usharani, “Interferon gamma in Tuberculous Pleural Effusions”. Paper presented in Ninth National Pulmonology Conference at  P.G.I., Chandigarh NAPCON, 2007& Published in proceedings.
  • Vijay Kumar Chennamchetty, G Ravindra Babu, paper on “Interesting case report of Cryptococcal fungal infection  Presenting as SPN” in Vizag Chest Club August 20th 2007, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Vijay Kumar Chennamchetty, Gurpreeth Singh, Raghavendra D.S., paper on “Audit of VAP in a ICU of a Community Health Hospital” (Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai). Paper presented at  International Critical Care Congress & 16th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Hyderabad, 2010.
  • Vijay C, G Ravindra Babu, N Usharani, A Giant Syphillitic Aneurysm in a Young Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seroposotive individual:  The Indian Journal of Chest Diseases & Allied Sciences 2009;51:245-247.
  • Presented various research papers & posters in various international conferences like, WABIP, ATS, ERS.Co-author of various chapters in few textbooks of sleep medicine.
  • Thoracoscopic removal of Intrapieural Foreign Body-Lung India (DUE for Publication)


MD (Pulmonology), IDCC (Critical Care), FSM (Sleep Medicine), FCCP

Work Experience

  • Tutor, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, July 2008 - December 2008
  • Senior Registrar, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, January 2009 - December 2009
  • Registrar cum Junior Consultant, Department of Critical Care Medicine & Intensive Care Services, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, 2010 - 2011
  • Consultant Pulmonologist & Sleep Disorder Specialist, Yashoda Hospital, Malakpet, 2011 - 2013
  • Interventional Pulmonologist & Sleep Disorder Specialist, Citizens Hospital, Hyderabad, 2013 - 2015
  • Presently Working in Apollo Hospitals Jublee hills, Hyd since Jan 2015.

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • European Society of Critical Care Medicine (ESCCM)
  • Society of Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgeons (SMITS)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • Indian Sleep Disorders Association (ISDA )

Medical Council Registration


Special Interests

  • Interventional pulmonology (TBNA, TBLB, EBUS-Linear, EBUS-Radial,various Thoracosopic procedures (like Pleural Biopsy,Pleurodesis,Adhesionolysis,Lung Biopsy), Endo bronchial procedures like balloon tracheoplasty & bronchoplasty, Endobronchial Laser. Cryotherapy, Airway stenting (Silicone & Self expanding mettalic), Rigid bronchoscopy etc...
  • Sleep Medicine: (Snoring evaluation & Management, Sleep Apnea syndrome)
  • Pulmonology : Interstitial lung disease
  • Critical Care: ARDS n Septic Shock with MODS,Echo Support for ARDS


  • FSM - Sleep Medicine (2010-2011)
  • IDCC - Critical care (2009-2010)
  • MD - Pulmonology (2005-2008) 
  • MBBS - 1998 to 2004

Most helpful patient reviews

Visited for my father's diagnosis and treatment of Lung Abscess
6/4/2018 3:29:30 AM    -- Tirupathi Kunta