EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Dr. Himanshu Garg

Dr Himanshu Garg is an experienced Respiratory, Critical care & Sleep disorders Physician with expertise in disease conditions like Asthma, COPD, Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Sleep Apnea, Respiratory failure Sepsis etc. He has been extensively trained in India and Australia. He was entrusted with the responsibility of setting up Respiratory & Sleep Medicine service at Medanta- The Medicity one of the largest facilities in this part of the world. He is one of only few physicians outside of North America to be certified in Behavioural sleep Medicine by American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is playing a pioneering role in the emergence of sleep medicine in India and the region and working towards developing training pathways and curriculum pathways in sleep medicine. He was instrumental in setting up of first sleep lab in Nepal. He is the founder of South East Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is currently heading the Respiratory Critical care and Sleep Medicine service at Artemis Hospitals.He is also the Director at Respiratory and Sleep Cure Solutions, Gurgaon.

Education and Training:
  • MBBS from Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, INDIA in Oct., 1998.
  • Internship from various hospitals attached to Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, INDIA in Jan. 2000.
  • Three Years Post Graduation in Respiratory Medicine from S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur , INDIA in June 2003 to obtain MD.
  • Clinical Fellowship in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine at the Western Hospital, Melbourne(Australia) in 2007.
  • Accorded Fellowship by American College of Chest Physicians- FCCP
  • American Board Certification in Behavioral Sleep Medicine in June 2008 to obtain CBSM
  • American Board Certification in Polysomnographic Technology in June 2008 to obtain RPSGT

Clinical Training:

  • SMS Medical College Jaipur (MD).
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Riyadh Medical Complex, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
  • Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia.
  • Launceston General Hospital, Launceston, Australia.
  • Western Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Professional Membership:

  • Life member Indian Chest society (ICS).
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP.
  • Founder South East Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Member governing council Indian Sleep disorders association (ISDA).
  • Member American Academy of Sleep Medicine (ASSM).

Current Designation

Head Respiratory Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Artemis Hospitals

November 2013 - till date

Recently re launced the Respiratory Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Service at Artemis hospital which is a 350 bedded JCI accredited flagship hospital of Apollo tyres conglomerate. The department is gaining acclaim as the major training and teaching and referral hospital for Respiratory & Sleep Medicine.

Last Designation

November 2009- October 2013

I was entrusted with the responsibility of setting up the department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine in one of the largest healthcare facilities in this part of the world.
I was responsible for running of the Pulmonary function lab, Sleep Lab, Non Invasive Ventilation Service and Bronchoscopy. I am responsible for providing Pulmonology back up across 7 ICUs in the hospital.
I initiated first of its kind fellowship in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine in association with the Western Hospital Melbourne & MSDC Australia.

Previous Designation

March 2009 - September 2009

This is one of the largest tertiary care corporate hospitals in the National Capital region. I was in charge of respiratory diagnostics & Respiratory critical care referral work. I initiated weekly journal club meetings of the department.
I was responsible for launching a formal Sleep service at the Max hospital Saket.

February 2007- Feburary 2009

Victoria, Australia. It was 500 bedded tertiary care level 1 teaching hospital catering to the western suburbs of Melbourne. My responsibilities were Head Respiratory, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Artemis Health Institute Gurgaon:

Independently running the Respiratory, Sleep disorders clinics
Independently running the Respiratory, Sleep disorders clinics
Reporting of sleep studies and Pulmonary functions and supervision of the Sleep and Pulmonary function laboratory.
Performing Fiber- optic bronchoscopies and other procedures.
Attending and participating in weekly grand rounds, journal club meetings and morbidity and mortality audits.
Teaching of undergraduate students weekly and supervision of registrars, residents and interns
Co- investigator in all the core departmental research projects and various drug trials that the department is involved with.

January 2006 - January 2007

Managing in-patients admitted under the department of Internal Medicine. Participating in the after hours on-call roster. Consulting on respiratory referrals and performing procedures for all the in-patients in hospital

April 2005 – October 2005

To participate, coordinate and formulate the research activities of department of Respiratory Medicine and to work as participate in on call respiratory registrar roster.

March 2004 – March 2005

Independently running the Chest Clinics of the hospital. Consulting on respiratory referrals and performing procedures for all the in-patients in hospital .Participating in the Respiratory and Internal medicine roster.

July 2003 - December 2003

Managing critically ill patients at intensive care unit. Attending to the emergency calls in the casualty & the wards. Carrying out all ICU procedures eg. endotracheal intubations, bronchoscopy, tracheostomy, ventilator settings, CPR, etc..

June 2000 - June 2003

Vast clinical exposure in a 260 bedded department .The range of clinical presentations included COPD, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Tuberculosis, Silicosis, HIV. Also actively participated in all departmental activities specially research and academics.

Jan 2000 - May 2000

Vast clinical exposure in a 260 bedded department .The range of clinical presentations included COPD, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Tuberculosis, Silicosis, HIV. Also actively participated in all departmental activities specially research and academics.

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