Dr. Narasimhan RApollo Doctor

Dr. Narasimhan R


Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine

35+ years experience



250+ Recommendations




English, Tamil


Apollo Hospitals Greams Road

Greams Road, Thousand Lights West Chennai Tamil Nadu



250+ Recommendations

100+ Recommendations

100+ Recommendations100+ Recommendations

About Doctor

Dr. Narasimhan R is a highly respected specialist in Pulmonology/Respiratory Medicine and offers consultations for Respiratory Medicine and COVID-related concerns. With a wealth of experience spanning 35 years, he practices at Apollo Hospitals Greams Road in Chennai. Dr. Narasimhan R holds an MBBS, DTCD, and MD degrees. He provides a comprehensive range of services to address various conditions in Pulmonology/Respiratory Medicine. His expertise covers a broad spectrum of respiratory conditions including Aspergillosis, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Histoplasmosis, Silicosis, Persistent Cough, Pleural Disease, Pleurisy, and Pneumonia Treatment, among others. Dr. Narasimhan R is proficient in handling respiratory disorders, respiratory tract infections, pulmonary nodules, and pulmonary function testing. He specializes in managing conditions such as SARS, Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis, Obesity-Related Lung Diseases, Airway issues, Shortness of Breath, Lung Abscess, and Specialty Diagnostics in Tuberculosis. Moreover, Dr. Narasimhan R provides specialized care for asthma in children, Blastomycosis, Fibrosis of the Lung, Empyema Thoracis, Diseases of the Chest, COVID, Coughing Up Blood, Chronic Respiratory Disorders, Chronic Bronchiectasis, Chronic Asthma, and offers treatments for Chest Diseases, Bronchitis, Bronchiolitis, Bronchiectasis, Bronchial Asthma, and Breathlessness. If you're seeking Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine,Respiratory Medicine/ Covid Consult in chennai neyveli , chennai abhiramapuram , chennai acharapakkam , chennai choolai , chennai choolaimedu , chennai chromepet , chennai chengalpet , chennai kalpakkam , chennai kottivakkam , chennai kumbakonam , chennai madipakkam , chennai medavakkam , chennai mugalivakkam , chennai mogappair-east , chennai mogappair-west , chennai moolakadai , chennai palavanthangal , chennai r-t-nagar , chennai santhome , chennai shenoy-nagar , chennai thiruninravur , chennai tindivanam , chennai triplicane , chennai tirunelveli , chennai trichy , chennai vepery , chennai vandavasi , chennai villupuram , chennai mahindra-world-city , chennai noble-hospitals , chennai sowkhya-ayurveda-speciality-clinic , chennai hariharan-diabetes-hospital , chennai vasantha-hospital , chennai sri-venkateswara-c-m-hospital , chennai coimbatore , chennai mahabalipuram , chennai mylapore , chennai mandaveli , chennai nandanam , chennai nungambakkam , chennai royapettah , chennai shenoy-nagar , chennai tnagar , chennai teynampet , chennai vadapalani , chennai west-mambalam , chennai motherhood-hospital , chennai billroth-hospitals , chennai amrit-hospital , chennai jehovah-dental-center , chennai laksha-hospital , chennai best-hospital , chennai kumaran-hospital , chennai sakthi-hospital , chennai k-h-m-hospital , chennai adithya-hospital Dr. Narasimhan R is the right choice for expert care and treatment of your Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine,Respiratory Medicine/ Covid Consult needs. Book an appointment today and experience top-notch medical care.

Work Experience

Work Experience

1. Worked in Railway Hospitals, Perambur, Chennai (1980)

2. Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Southern Hospitals, Olavakot, Kerala

3. Worked in Jipmer, Pondicherry

4. Senior Resident in the Department of Chest Diseases

5. Senior Research Fellow at the TB Research Center

6. In Charge of Respiratory Medicine at Sri Ramachandra Medical College

7. Consultant and Senior Consultant in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai (1992)

8. In charge of Respiratory Medicine at SRM Institute of Medical Sciences

9. Associate Professor of the University of Queensland, Australia

10. Adjunct Professor at The Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University



- Indian Chest Society

- National College of Chest Physicians

- National Academy of Allergy




Trainings and Certifications

Trainings and Certifications

- Fellow of the Indian Association for Bronchology

Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

- Best Teacher Award

- Vocational Excellence Award from the Rotary Club of Madras North West for the highest number of diagnostic bronchoscopies in South India



Polymerase Chain for Tuberculosis-Narasimhan R, Illangho RP, and Seethalakshmi- Lung India (1998), XVI, No.4 (Page 150 to 154)

Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia-Narasimhan R, Illangho RP, Mahadevan S-Lung India (1999), XVII, No.1 (Page 35-37)

Theophylline-Is it useful? Narasimhan R-Editorial Pulmon 2000:2;60-61 Wearing from Mechanical Ventilation-Editorial Pulmon 2003:5;2:41-42

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Where does Dr Narasimhan R practice?

Dr Narasimhan R offers online consultations on our web platform Apollo 24/7 and Apollo 24/7 App. Also, available for physical consultations at the following locations:

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road,Chennai

What is the educational qualification of Dr Narasimhan R ?

Dr Narasimhan R is a Pulmonology Respiratory Medicine Specialist with over 35 Yrs. years of experience and has the following qualifications -MBBS, DTCD, MD

What languages can Dr Narasimhan R speak?

Dr Narasimhan R can speak English, Tamil.

Why do patients visit Dr Narasimhan R?

Patients visit Dr Narasimhan R for Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine related problems. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Apollo 24|7.