Vivek Nangia

Pulmonology / Respiratory Medicine

Dr. Vivek Nangia

Director & Head, Department of Pulmonology,
Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj

Expertise: Pulmonology, Medical ICU and Sleep Medicine, Infectious Diseases

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Dr. Vivek Nangia is a qualified Interventional Pulmonologist with nearly two decades of clinical experience. He has done his MD in Respiratory Medicine (India) and Diploma in Interventional Pulmonology (Spain). He is amongst the pioneers to conduct various Bronchoscopic Interventions and Medical Thoracoscopy in Delhi. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London and has been Awarded a fellowship by the American College of Chest Physicians.

He won the Best Research Award in Interventional Pulmonology in NAPCON 2002, for his original experience in the “use of LASER in lung cancer patients.” He is also the recipient of the “Brands Achiever Best Pulmonologist in India, 2015” award.

He is one of the very few qualified Infectious Diseases Specialists in the entire country, having successfully completed first a Diploma and then M.Sc in Infectious Diseases from London University, UK. He is extensively trained in Critical Care Medicine and was a fellow in the department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Cleveland Clinics, Ohio, USA.

He has a keen interest in Sleep Medicine and has undergone training in Sleep Medicine at Stanford University, California, USA. Dr. Vivek Nangia has quite a few publications at national and international levels to his credit and has been a faculty member at several national & international conferences. He has contributed several chapters to various medical textbooks which are read by physicians all over the country. He himself has also compiled a book titled “Sleep Related Breathing Disorders” which has received much acclaim.

He holds a special interest in Clinical Nutrition and has undergone training at the TNT program in Mumbai. He is a Post Graduate Teacher certified by the National Board of Examinations and is actively involved in research and academics. Pursuing his administrative skills, he has undergone training on “Development of Leadership skills” at the one of the most prestigious institutes of the country, the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

  • M.B.B.S from J.N Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • MD (TB & Respiratory Diseases) from J.N Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • Senior Resident in Medical Intensive Care Unit of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi (6 months, Jan - Jun 1997)
  • Senior Resident of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Burns, Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi (3 months, July - Sep 1997)
  • Senior resident, Medical ICU, Department of Internal Medicine, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Center, New Delhi (over 2 years, until 1999)
  • Consultant – Medical ICU, Department of Internal Medicine, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Center, New Delhi (nearly 4.5 years, until April 2005)
  • Senior Consultant – Interventional Pulmonologist, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders and Infectious diseases Specialist at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Center, New Delhi (April 2005 – June 2009)
  • Head and then Director of the department of Pulmonology at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi since June 2009
  • Best Research Award in Interventional Pulmonology in NAPCON 2002, for original experience in the “use of LASER in lung cancer patients”
  • Awarded a fellowship by the American College of Chest Physicians, which is widely recognized as a mark of professional distinction
  • Recipient of the “Brands Achiever Best Pulmonologist in India, 2015” award
  • Felicitated by the Dr. Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Minister of India in August 2015
  • Honored by the Delhi Medical Association for single-handedly organizing the first ever “Conclave on OPD infections” in August 2015
  • Professional Memberships:       
  • Infectious Diseases Society of India
  • Hospital Infections Society, India
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Indian Association of Bronchology
  • Indian Academy for Infection Management
  • National College of Chest Physicians
  • Indian Sleep Disorders Association
  • American College of Chest Physicians