Dr.R.Vijai Kumar, son of an illustrious doctor, had his education in the rural towns and villages of Andhra Pradesh. Dr.Vijai Kumar graduated from Kakatiya Medical college, and became the youngest doctor in his batch at the age of 22 years.

Dr.Vijai Kumar specialized in Lung Diseases (MD and DTCD) in 1980. He served as an assistant Professor at Osmania Medical College and in the department of Pulmonary Intensive Care Unit for almost 9 years at AP General & Chest Hospital.

Dr.Vijai Kumar visited USA as an International fellow of American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) and after his return to India started department of Pulmonary Medicine & Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at MediCiti Hospital, Hyderabad. Dr.R.Vijai Kumar spent 13 years at MediCiti hospital as Head of the Department, then 12 years at Yashoda Hospital Secunderabad as Head of the Department, and briefly for 15 monthsat Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills as the Head of the Department. After an exemplary service to patients over the last 37 years, Dr.R.Vijai Kumar is providing Consultation services exclusively at Hyderabad Chest Centre.
Dr. Vijai Kumar performs following regularly,
Lung function testing
Lung biopsy
Pleural fluid aspiration
Endo Bronchial Ultra Sound (EBUS)
Intercostal drainage
Pulmonary rehabilitation
Sleep study for snoring
Transfer factor (DLCO)
Dr.Vijai Kumar performs all the routine procedures like Bronchoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Lung Function Tests, Lung biopsy Etc.

A major advantage with Dr.Vijai Kumar is that in addition to the routine services, he provides care in the Intensive care unit for those being treated on life support systems like Ventilators.
International Awards
Recipient of International Fellowship of American Association of Respiratory Care (FAARC) 1992.
Visited Acute Respiratory Care Units of various Hospitals in Houston (Texas), Ann Arbor, Detroit, (Michigan), Sanjose, California and San Antonio during November and December of 1992.
Recipient of Fellowship of American College of Chest Physicians 1998
Recipient of International Chest Foundation award (for Asthma Education) from ACCP 2000.
The Johns' Hopkins University school of Medicine certificate for CME on Community Acquired Pneumonia December 2008
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