Profile Summary

Medical  Qualification: MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DNB (Respiratory Disease), British Thoracic Society Fellowship In Respiratory Medicine, Sleep Study Fellowships From UK & Australia

Designation: Director, Respiratory Medicine

Years of Experience: 36 Years

Areas of expertise: 

  • Sleep Disorders
  • Clinical respiratory medicine
  • Non-invasive ventilation in patient with respiratory failure
  • Asthma and COPD management with triple therapy and biological therapy
  • Intensive care management of respiratory patient on ventilators


Dr Mathur did his graduation and post graduation in Medicine from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai. Diplomate of National Boards in Respiratory Medicine. British Thoracic Society fellowship at Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester, U. K. Sleep study fellowships at St. Thomas’s Hospital, London, UK, Fellowship at Sleep Disorders Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia In practice for 35 years in clinical respiratory medicine, sleep medicine and intensive care management.

Awards & Publications:


  • Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Research Award


  • Aerosol therapy in management of Respiratory disease, V. S. Shenoy, R. S. Mathur, G. S. Pasari, A. S. Chitnis, Jaslok Hospital Bulletin January 1985, Vol 19, p 38 - 48
  • Double Blind Single Dose Comparative Study of Sustained Release Salbutamol and Plain Salbutamol. Mathur RS, Jha A, Chitnis AS, Shah JR, Jaslok Hospital Bulletin 1986, vol. II. No.1.p.24-8
  • Unusual Granulomatous Affliction of the lung - A case report. Shah V. Mathur RS, Chitnis AS, Jaslok Hospital Bulletin 1986 Vol.II No.1. p. 19-23
  • Granulomatous Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - A case report Mathur RS, Shah V, Chitnis AS, Jaslok Hospital Bulletin 1986 Vol.II No.1. p. 15-8
  • Current Concepts in Asthma - An update Mathur RS, Chitnis AS, Shah JR. J. Assoc. Phys. India 1987; 35: 141-6
  • Unusual Manifestations in Sarcoidosis - Two case reports, Mathur RS, Shah JR, J Assoc. Phys, India 1987; 35: 855-8
  • Collapse of the left lung secondary to bronchial carcinoid tumor, Mathur RS, Pandit Ahuja HS, Shah JR. J. Assoc. Phys. India 1988; 36: 233-5
  • Respiratory Emergencies in Geriatric Practice. Mathur RS Doctors News, Vol. 2 p. 15-16 March 1989
  • Acute Respiratory Failure. Shah JR and Mathur RS Chapter in: Update in Medicine Ed. Sainani GS, Joshi VR, Mehta PJ., 1989, Mesh Publishing House
  • Anaerobic Threshold as a measure of Physical Work Capacity. Shah AA, Kurdikar VL, Mathur RS, Shah JR.J.Assoc. Phys. India 1991; 534-6
  • Aerosol Therapy in Respiratory Diseases, Mathur RS, Shah AA, Shah JR.J.Assoc.Phys. India 1991;39 : 7-05-8
  • Probable case of Neurosarcoidosis. Mathur RS, Shah JR.J.Assoc.Phys. India 1993;41:461-2
  • Ocular involvement in Sarcoidosis. Mathur RS, Muljiani RH, Shah JR.J.Assoc.Phys. India 1994; 42:646-50
  • Comparison of peak oxygen consumption during cycle and treadmill exercise in severe chronic obstrutive pulmonary ddisease. Mathur RS, Revill SM, Vara DD, Walton R, Morgan MDL, Thorax 1995; 50:95-105
  • Clinical Images: Wegeners granulomatosis of the lungs. Arthritis and Rheumatism. April 1996,P:615. Drucker Y., Mathur R.S.
  • Diagnostic role of Mantoux Mantoux test site biopsy in neurosarcoidosis. mankodi AK, Desai A D, Mathur RS, Poncha FF. Neurology 1998; 51:1216-18
  • Nationwide variation in prevalence of bronchial asthma. (Part of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood - ISAAC) JR Shah, YK Amdekar, RS Mathur. Indian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2000; 54:213-220
  • Non Invasive Ventilation, Mathur RS. In update in Medicine Volume V. APICON - Assam 2001. P.442-50. Editor Chakravarty BP
  • Weiland SK, B. Bjorksten , B. Brunekreef, W.O.C. Cookson, E.Von Mutius, D.P. Strachan, and the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase II Study Group. 2004. Phase-II of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II): rationale and methods. Eur. Respir. J 2004; 24 (3): 406-12
  • Wienmayr G, Weiland SK, Björkstén B, Brunekreef B, Büchele G, Cookson WO, Garcia- Marcos L, Gotua M, Gratziou C, van Hage M, von Mutius E, Riikjärv M-A, Rzehak P, Stein RT, Strachan DP, Tsanakas J, Wickens K, Wong GW, and the ISAAC Phase Two Study Group. Atopic sensitization and the international variation of asthma symptom prevalence in children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007; 176 (6): 565-74
  • Flohr C, Weiland SK, Weinmayr G, Björkstén B, Brabäck L, Brunekreef B, Büchele G, Clausen M, Cookson WOC, von Mutius E, Strachan DP, Williams HC, and the ISAAC Phase Two Study Group. The role of atopic sensitization in flexural eczema: findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2008; 121: 141-7
  • Weinmayr G, Forastiere F, Weiland S, Rzehak P, Abramidze T, Annesi-Maesano I, Björkstén B,Brunekreef B, Büchele B, Cookson WOC, von Mutius E, Pistelli R, Strachan DP, and the ISAAC Phase Two Study Group. International variation in prevalence of rhinitis and its relationship with sensitization to perennial and seasonal allergens. Eur Respir J 2008; 32:1250-61.  PMID: 1857940
  • Gehring U, Strikwold M, Schram-Bijkerk D, Weinmayr G, Genuneit J, Nagel G, Wickens K, Siebers R, Crane J, Doekes G, Di Domenicantonio R, Nilsson L, Priftanji A, Sandin A, El-Sharif N, Strachan D, van Hage M, von Mutius E, Brunekreef B and the ISAAC Phase Two study-group. Asthma and allergic symptoms in relation to house dust endotoxin: Phase Two of the International Study on Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II). Clin Exp Allergy 2008; 38: 1911-1920
  • How well do questionnaires perform compared to physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase II  British Journal of Dermatology 2009. Oct: 161(4): 846-53.  Epub 2009 May 26. PMID: 19485999. C.Flohr, G. Weinmayr, S.K. Weiland, E. Addo-Yobo,  I.Annesi-Maesano, B. Bjorksten, L. Braback, Buchele, M. Chico, P. Cooper, M. Clausen, N.El. Sharif, A Martinez Gimeno, R.S. Mathur, E. von Mutius, M. Morales Suarez-Varela, N. Pearce, V. Svabe, G.W.K. Wong, M.Yu, N.S. Zhog, H.C. Williams and the ISAAC Phase Two Study Group
  • Nagel G, Buchele G, Weinmayr G, Bjorksten B, Chen YZ, Wang H, Nystad W, Saraclar Y, Braback L, Batlles-Garrido J, Garcia-Hernandez G, Weiland SK; ISAAC Phase II Study Group.  Effect of breastfeeding on asthma, lung function and bronchial hyperreactivity in ISAAC phase II.  Eur Respir J. 2009; 33:993-1002. PMID: 191l64357
  • Genuneit J, Cantelmo JL, Weinmayr G, Wong GWK, Cooper PJ, Riikjarv MA, Gotua M, Kabesch M, von Mutius E, Forastiere F, Crene J, Nystad W, El Sharif N, Batlles Garrido J, Garcia Marcos L, Garcia Hernandez G, Morales Suarez Varela M, Nilsson L, Braback L, Saraclar Y, Weiland SK, Cookson WOC, Strachan DP, Moffatt MF; ISAAC Phase Two Study Group.  A multi-centre study of candidate genes for wheeze and allergy. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Phase Two. Clin Exp Allergy 2009 Dec; 39 (12): 1875-1888. Epub 13 Nov. 2009
  • International variations in associations of allergic markers and diseases in children: ISAAC PhaseTwo. Weinmayr G, Genuneit J, Nagel G, Bjorksten B, van Hage M, Priftanji A, Cooper P, MM, Braback L, Strachan DP; the ISAAC Phase Two Study Group. Allergy 2009 Dec 21. (Epub ahead of print) PMID: 20028376 (PubMed – as supplied by publisher)
  • Diagnostic criteria of tuberculosis sarcoidosis. J. R. Shah, Jagruti Hede, R.S. mathur, Lung India Vol 26, July-Sep 2009, P 86-88
  • Mediastinal Zygomycosis (Mucormycosis)=an unusual manifestation of Invasive Zygomycosis (Mucormycosis), presenting as a mediastinal mass in an immunocompetent adult male. Pradeep K Vyas, gaurav Ghatavat, Rajiv S. Mathur, Bharat Shivdasani, J. Pulm. Respir Med 2014 4:4 1000192
  • Six minutes walk test as a criteria for Evaluation of functional status and disability by one time single measurement of Distance walked in Six Minutes for Breathless patient. Pradeep k Vyas, Suresh V. Rang, Jayant R. Shah, Rajiv S. Mathur, Gaurav Ghatavat, Priyanka Chaudhary, Int J. Pul & Res. Sci 1 (3), March 2017:555562
  • Ambika Sharma, R.S.Mathur, Clinical profile and outcome of patients admitted with  swine-origin Influenxa A H1N1 virus infection at a tertiary care hospital in Western India. Int j Adv Med 2019; 6(4): 1271-1276
  • Ambika Sharma, R. S. Mathur "To study the Correlation of First Line Antituberculosis Drugs induced Peripheral Eosinophilia with Antituberculosis Drugs induced Other Adverse Effects. "IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 18, no.6, 2019, pp 18-25
  • Ambika Sharma, R.S.Mathur "Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Test in Health and Disease. "IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 18, no. 6, 2019, pp 79-83
  • Measurement of maximal respiratory static pressure in stable COPD patients and their correlation with various physiological anthropometric and spirometry parameters and arterial blood gas tension. Pradeep K. Vyas, Priyanka S. Bindroo, Madhavi Gondha, Rajiv S. Mathur, Gaurav Ghatavat and Vidyadhara Lakkappan. Arch Pulmonol Respir Care 2020 6(1):033-042. DOI:



  • Indian Chest Society
  • Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai
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