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Dr. Jolsana Augustine

Dr. Jolsana Augustine

Consultant

MBBS
Govt. Medical College, Kottayam
DTCD
Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (VPCI), Delhi University
DNB (Respiratory Medicine)
Sir Gangaram Hospital and Post graduate Research Institute (GRIPMER), New Delhi

Dr. Jolsanna Augustine is working as Consultant in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Rajagiri Hospital since 1st August, 2015.

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Experience

  • Resident Intern in Govt. Medical College, Kottayam - 2005 to 2006
  • Medical Officer in PHC ,Kerala Govt Health Services - 2007
  • Junior Resident and Tutor in Pulmonology, VPCI New Delhi - 2009 to 2011
  • Senior Resident in Pulmonology and Critical care unit, GRIPMER - 2012 to 2014
  • Specialist in Pulmonology and Critical care in Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Kottayam - 2014 to 2015


Expertise

  • Bronchoscopy including interventions (Bronchial Biopsy and Lavage)
  • Endobronchial US guided FNAC
  • Intercostal tube insertion
  • Ultrasound guided pleural aspiration
  • Sleep study and interpretations
  • Allergy testing

Memberships and Certifications

  • Life member of Indian Medical Association
  • Life member of Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Member of American Thoracic Society
  • Member of European Respiratory Society


Publications

  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) as a tool in diagnosis of Multidrug Resistant Tubercular lymphadenopathy. J Augustine, N. Jain, C. Wattal Am J Respir Crit Care 191;2015:A3295
  • Can cytomorphology of granulomas distinguish sarcoidosis from tuberculoisis? Respective study of endobronchial ultrasound guided trans bronchial needle aspirate of 49 granulomatous lymph nodes Kaur G, Dhamija A, Augustine J, Bakshi P, Verma K. Cytojournal 2013; 1019.
  • Cross - Roads in the management of MDR - TB. Augustine J, Jain N. CMRP 2014;4:78-82
  • Multidrug resistant tuberculosis;need for better diagnostic modalities and clinical end points - five year tertiary care hospital experience. J. Augustine, N Jain, C. Wattal, R. Raveendran, B. Bhalotra CMRP 5 (2015), pp. 209-213. DOI information 10.1016/j.cmrp.2015.09.006


Awards and Accomplishments

  • Poster presentation at American Thoracic Society annual meeting, Denver - 2015
  • Paper presentation at chest national conference NAPCON, Jaipur - 2015


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