ABOUT Dr. Raju Pangeni

Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr Raju Pangeni,  MD (IOM, TU), DM (AIIMS, Delhi)

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Dr Pangeni is a visiting consultant Pulmonologist and Intensivist at Nepal Cancer Hospital. He completed his MBBS and MD (Internal Medicine, 2007) from Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu and later achieved Doctorate (DM) degree in “Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine” from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, Delhi) in 2017. He also has received a short term fellowship in Diabetology from UCLAN, the United Kingdom. Dr Pangeni has published more than a dozen papers and articles in various national and international peer reviewed journals and books. He is an active member of the Society of Internal Medicine of Nepal (SIMON), Nepalese Respiratory Society (NRS), Thoracic Society of Nepal, European Respiratory Society (ERS) and Nepalese Society of Critical Care Medicine (NSCCM). Previously, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) for over five years. He is also working as a senior consultant in HAMS Hospital, Dhumbarahi. His fields of interest are critical care, respiratory infections, airway diseases and sleep related breathing disorders.

Specialized Area: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Educational Qualification: MD, DM

Experience & Service: 14 years


Publications :

  • Impact of a structured ICU training programme in resource limited settings in Asia: a multi-centric study. PLoS ONE [Internet]. 2017 Mar 14 [cited 2017 May 16]; 12(3)
  • Management of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis with whole lung lavage using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in a postrenal transplant patient with graft failure. Annals of cardiac anaesthesia. 2016; 19(2):379.
  • Successfully managed case of celphos poisoning: a case report and review of literature. J Nepal Health Res Counc. 2014 Oct; 12(28):200–2.
  • Influenza B virus: Need for heightened surveillance and epidemiologic case studies. J Patan Acad Health Sci. 2016 Feb 6; 1(2):52.
  • Validation of the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire in Nepal. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis COPD Found. 2(4):281–9
  • Effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on Exercise Capacity and Quality of Life in Indian Patients with Severe COPD. Eur Respir J [Internet]. 2017 Sep 1; 50 (suppl 61). Available from: http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/50/suppl_61/PA3724.abstract
  • A 44-year-old man with hemoptysis. Lung India 2018;35:343-7
  • Endobronchial tuberculosis with primary multi-drug resistance: An under-recognized entity in Nepal. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. 2019;15:100096
  • Rapid Diagnosis of Blood Stream Infections in ICU: Recent Advances. Nepalese Medical Journal, 2(1), 177-180
  • Guidelines for diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy in adults: Joint Indian Chest Society/National College of chest physicians (I)/Indian association for bronchology recommendations. Lung India. 2019 Jul 1;36(8):37.
  • Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis: Chapter on Imaging in Tuberculosis: Clinicopathological Correlation by Gupta R, Sharma R. JP Medical Ltd publication.

Awards: Scholarship for fellowship in Diabetology awarded by Health Exchange Nepal, UK (HeXN), April 2011

Professional Membership:

  • Nepal Medical Association (NMA), Society of Internal Medicine of Nepal (SIMON)
  • Nepalese Respiratory Society (NRS)
  • Thoracic Society of Nepal
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • Nepalese Society of Critical Care Medicine (NSCCM).