Top Pulmonologist in JP Nagar, Bangalore

Dr. Sunil Kumar K

Consultant- Interventional Pulmonology


Dr. Sunil Kumar K is a consultant - Interventional Pulmonology who is currently practising at Aster RV, Bangalore. He is an established clinician and researcher in the field of Pulmonology (Chest Diseases), Sleep Medicine, and Critical Care (Intensive Care). Overall, he has an experience of 10 years in the field of Pulmonology. Dr. Sunil has had extensive academic training and professional experience, in India, Germany and the USA. He practices and believes in delivering evidence-based medicine for the best care, and keeps up-to-date with the latest advances in the field.

Educational Qualification

Dr. Sunil Kumar K has completed his MBBS from the JJM Medical College (Davangere) and MD in Internal Medicine (General Medicine) from MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. As the fields of Critical Care and Interventional Pulmonology always fascinated him, he decided to pursue a career in the field of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine and completed his D.M (Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine) from the prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. He has received extensive training in Pleural, Diagnostic, and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy under world-renowned interventional pulmonologists. He has also trained in Interventional Pulmonology Under stalwarts at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA and Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany.

Area Of Expertise

His area of expertise is interventional pulmonology, ILD, critical care, lung cancer, sleep medicine, and lung transplant.

Awards And Recognitions

  • Trained in Interventional Pulmonology at the Respiratory Institute, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.

  • Established a state-of-the-art Interventional Pulmonary Program at Aster CMI, Bangalore, widely regarded as one of the best programs in the country.

  • Trained in Interventional Pulmonology at Department of Pulmonology and Critical care Medicine, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Germany


  • Member of ISCCM (Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • Member of IAB (Indian Association for Bronchology

  • Member of NCCP (National College of Chest Physicians

Papers Published

  • Defining expanded areas in EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound) sampling: EBUS guided trans? and intra? pulmonary artery needle aspiration, with a review of transvascular EBUS. The Clinical Respiratory Journal, Volume12, Issue5, May 2018, Pages 1958-1963

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