Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MBBS, MD (Chest)

Designation: Consultant, Respiratory Medicine 

Years of experience: 22 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Specialist in treating TB, MDR TB, XDR TB, Asthma, Pleural effusion, Lung cancer, Interstitial lung disease and Lung transplant
  • Specialist in bronchoscopy and biopsy
  • Treatment of HIV as a whole and HIV bronchoscopy
  • Spirometry
  • Sleep study, Sleep apnoea syndrome 


Dr. Rahul A. Wakankar is a practising Pulmonologist having an experience of  22 years in this field. He specializes in ICU bronchoscopies, spirometry, complex TB, sleep study and diagnosis & treatment of sleep apnoea syndrome.

Dr. Wakankar has an experience in treating complex respiratory cases. He is attached to Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre since past 2 years and is interested in academics and teaching post graduate students. He conducts academic seminars for post graduates and is interested to be connected digitally in future.

Awards & Publications:


  • Awarded the Corona Yodha Samman Award at Raj Bhavan from respected Governor Shri Bhagat Singh Koshari on 29th January 2022 for his hard work and relentless service during Covid 19 pandemic

Oral Presentation/ Platform Presentation:

  • National Conferences of Pulmonary Diseases, NAPCON 2000. Pulmonary hydatidosis our experience
  • National Conference of Pulmonary Diseases, NAPCON 2001. Lung function studies in Armed forces. A case of Idiopathic CD4 T lymphocytopenia
  • Asia Pacific Congress on Diseases of the Chest- 2001. Spirometric Norms in Female subject



  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association Physicians of India (API)
  • Indian Society of Critical Care
  • Indian Chest Society
  • National College of Chest Physician
  • General Practitioners' Association (GPA)
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