Dr. M R K Ravi Chandra is a trained and qualified Physician who has been rendering his services at Narayana Health MSMC since 2012. After having finished his training in internal medicine, he joined the department of Internal medicine and Pulmonology at Narayana Health as a senior registrar, subsequently became a Junior Consultant and is presently a Consultant. His primary area of specialization and interest is Internal medicine, infectious disease and diagnostics. He has a special interest in diagnostic problems involving complex multi-system problems and failures. He developed a special interest in diagnosis and molecular biology of Interstitial diseases and is currently Pursuing his PhD in the molecular biology of Lung fibrosis. He is also a trained Sleep Physician with a certification from World Sleep Society – Indian Society for Sleep Research. He has clinical and research interest in the wide spectrum of sleep disorders. He has presented several international posters and papers in the area.
Fields of Expertise
Internal Medicine, Diagnosis, Infectious Disease, Sleep Medicine, Interstitial Lung Diseases, Molecular Medicine
Professional Memberships and CertificationsCertification
- Certified Sleep Specialist – World Sleep Society
- Member European Respiratory Society
- Member European Sleep Research Society
- Member American Association of Sleep Medicine
Posts Held in the past
Junior Consultant – Internal Medicine
Senior Registrar – Internal Medicine
MBBS: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (Sep 2001 - April 2007)
DNB (General Medicine): Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute of Health Sciences (2009-2012)
Key Procedures Performed
Trained and qualified in multiple modalities of medical and pulmonological procedures including Intubation, Stabilization of critically ill patients, critical care procedures, Central Venous Catheter placements, Bronchoscopy and Biopsy, Guided Lung Biopsies.
- Interstitial Lung diseases
- Infectious Diseases
- Sleep Medicine
- Molecular Medicine
- Analysis of Multisystem Failures
Rare/ Unique Skills
Certified Scuba Diver, Licensed HAM Radio Operator, Mountain Climber, Cyclist, and an avid reader.