Designation / Role: Consultant Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
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  • Senior Resident (Medicine) - 1 Jan 2009- 30 June 2010   PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  •  Senior Resident (Pulm & Critical Care) - 1 July 2010- 30 Sept 2013 PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  •  Pool officer (CSIR) - 1 Oct 2013 – 30 Nov 2013 PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • Currently in Jindal Clinics

Practical experience and interventions:

  1.  Flexible bronchoscopy: Greater than 600, including endobronchial and transbronchial biopsies, bronchoalveolar lavage, and conventional transbronchial needle aspirations
  2.  Rigid bronchoscopy: Assisted and performed in approximately 50 procedures including tumor debulking, stent deployment, etc.
  3.  Assisted and performed  special bronchoscopy techniques such as argon plasma coagulation, endobronchial electrocautery, and cryotherapy
  4.  Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS): Assisted and performed greater than 300 procedures 
  5.  Thoracoscopy: Assisted and performed almost 100 procedures, both with rigid and flexible scopes
  6.  Extensive experience in critical care medicine including ventilatory management, intubation, central venous catheterization, percutaneous tracheostomy, critical care thoracic ultrasound, etc.
  7.  Experience in administering protocolized lung cancer chemotherapy in over 200 cases
  8.  Experience in sleep medicine: both in polysomnography and in the administration of positive airway pressure devices


  1.  Jindal A, Duggal L, Jain N, Malhotra S. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2008; 50:359-61.
  2.  Jindal A, Madan K, Singh N, Nijhawan R. Incidental pathologically proven pulmonary hamartoma in a patient with carcinoma tongue.  BMJ Case Rep 2013. doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-008942
  3.  Verma S, Jindal A. Pulmonary eosinophilic disorders. In Jindal SK (ed) (2011 & 2017). Textbook of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.
  4.  Jindal A, Singh N. Management of community-acquired pneumonia. World clinics Pulmonary and critical care medicine. 2012; 1:76-94.
  5.  Jindal A, Agarwal R. Novel treatment of a persistent bronchopleural fistula using a customized spigot. Journal of bronchology and interventional pulmonology. Accepted for publication
  6.  Jindal A, Singh N. Oxidative stress and lung cancer. In ‘Oxidative Stress and Anti-oxidants in Respiratory Diseases’. Publishers: Springer USA (In press).
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